Adoption and Implementation Issues of the CEO Pay Ratio Rule: What You Need to Know

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
Communications Law
Doreen E. Lilienfeld
Samantha Nussbaum
David M. Nygard


About Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling is a global law firm with approximately 850 lawyers and more than 20 offices in the world’s major commercial centers. The firm is a leader in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial regulatory, compensation and corporate governance, project development and finance, complex business litigation and international arbitration, asset management and tax. 


About Frederic W. Cook & Co., Inc.

FW Cook is a nationally-recognized, independent firm serving corporations by providing expert consulting assistance to develop competitive compensation plans for their executives and key employees. The company is a leading advisor to Board Compensation Committees, with specific expertise in incentive plan design and insight into external trends and developments.

Since 1973, FW Cook has served more than 2,700 clients across a broad range of industries and has achieved market-leading positions among the Dow Jones Industrial, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100. In addition, FW Cook serves private firms such as partnerships, ESOPs and pre-IPO companies, foreign companies and tax-exempt organizations, including trusts, foundations and universities. The company focuses on tailoring performance-based compensation programs (salaries, annual incentives, long-term incentives and stock ownership programs) which help companies attract and retain key employees, motivate and reward them for improved performance, and align their interests with shareholders.

FW Cook adds value to clients' compensation programs through an independent viewpoint, distinctive capabilities and a legacy of experience. Services include reviews of total compensation programs, development of new plans to meet client needs and objectives, and assistance in program implementation and communication.


About Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, has operations in 31 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. The executive compensation team within Gallagher’s Human Resources & Compensation Consulting Practice is a premier provider of independent compensation consulting services to boards of directors and senior management. This team has extensive experience in designing total compensation programs for executives that balance base salary, short-term incentives, long-term incentives, executive benefits, and perquisites.