Performance-Based Long-Term Incentive Plans: Are They Effective? How to Improve Shareholder Alignment

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Donald Nemerov
Larry W. Miller
Matthew G. Isakson
Robert McCormick
Mark R.S. Foster


About Grant Thornton LLP

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. The firm operates 54 offices across the United States with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees.


Through in-depth understanding of the complex accounting and tax rules governing compensation and benefit plans, executive compensation and more, our Compensation and Benefits Consulting professionals help you manage costs, improve your business effectiveness and meet regulatory compliance requirements.


About Innisfree M&A Incorporated

Innisfree is a full service proxy solicitation/investor relations firm providing clients with sound tactical and strategic advice and results-oriented implementation in proxy and consent solicitations (whether friendly or contested), tender and exchange offers, mergers, rights offerings, strategic restructurings and other domestic and cross-border transactions requiring action by public security-holders. Innisfree provides expert consulting services on a wide range of matters, including executive compensation proposals, corporate governance issues and investor relations.


About Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC

Meridian Compensation Partners is an independent executive compensation firm providing trusted counsel to hundreds of large companies. We consult exclusively on executive and Board compensation matters, including their design, value and related corporate governance practices.


Our consultants throughout the U.S. and in Canada have decades of experience in pay solutions that are responsive to shareholders, reflect good governance principles and align pay with performance. Our partners average almost 25 years of executive compensation experience and collectively serve over nearly 500 clients, with 9 offices across North America.


About Glass, Lewis & Co.

Glass Lewis is the leading, independent, governance analysis and proxy voting firm, serving institutional investors globally that collectively manage more than $15 trillion in assets. With research focused on the long-term financial impact of investment and proxy vote decisions, Glass Lewis empowers institutional investors to make sound decisions by uncovering and assessing governance, business, legal, political and accounting risks at more than 23,000 companies in 100+ countries.


About Morrison & Foerster LLP

Morrison & Foerster is a global firm of exceptional credentials. With more than 1,000 lawyers in 16 offices in key technology and financial centers in the United States, Europe and Asia, the firm’s clients include some of the largest financial institutions, investment banks, Fortune 100, technology and life science companies. Morrison & Foerster has been included on The American Lawyer’s A-List for 10 straight years, Chambers Global named MoFo its 2013 USA Law Firm of the Year, and Chambers USA named the firm both its 2013 Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy Firm of the Year. In addition, BTI named MoFo among its 2013 Brand Elite. The firm’s lawyers are committed to achieving innovative and business-minded results for its clients.