Executive Pay Tied to Corporate Sustainability for Another Major Company

Executive Pay Tied to Corporate Sustainability for Another Major Company

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Last week, The Clorox Company announced a new initiative that ties executive pay to the realization of environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals. In tying executive pay to sustainability goals The Clorox Company joins oil companies Royal Dutch Shell PLC and BP PLC, corporations that have already implemented similarly inspired executive pay or bonus structures. Laura Stein, Clorox executive vice …

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Compensation Clawback Attempts and Unanticipated Outcomes

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The following article, originally published on the Executive Compensation Blog by Attorney Michael S. Melbinger, is republished here with permission.    Compensation Clawback Attempts Lead to Unintended Consequences   Just back from another excellent CompensationStandards.com/NASPP* Annual Conference. Among the many new and interesting topics explored was an issue related to compensation clawbacks, which recently has been thrust into prominence.  The …

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Fulcrum Partners Deferred Compensation News Update

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Read more about some of the most-popular recent posts here on Deferred Compensation News and Updates: Sixth Circuit Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan Decision Highlights Importance of Code Section 409A Compliance and ERISA (the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974) Claims Procedures Attorneys Greg Daugherty and Dave Tumen of Porter Wright, shared insights on why being subject to ERISA may be a good thing for nonqualified …

Fulcrum Partners Friday Deferred Compensation News Wrap Up

Fulcrum Partners Friday Deferred Compensation News Wrap Up

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In case you missed it (#ICYMI), here are a few of the most-read recent posts on Deferred Compensation News and Updates: Filing VCPs Electronically As of April 1, 2019, all Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) submissions are to be made electronically via www.pay.gov. In January 2019, Form 8950 was updated to reflect the new electronic filing procedures. #ReadMore: IRS Updates Determination Letter Program …

FAQs for Plan Sponsors Deferred Compensation

6 FAQs for Plan Sponsors #ICYMI from Fulcrum Partners

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6 FAQs for Plan Sponsors previously published 6.17.2019 Download as a PDF Question: Why do employers, as plan sponsors, offer deferred compensation plans? of employers offer deferred compensation plans in order to create a competitive benefits package of employers want to help plan participants save for retirement beyond the limits of qualified plans of employers believe a deferred comp plan helps …

AIG Deferred Compensation Agreements

Deferred Compensation Agreements Put to the Test …and Holding Strong

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Just when everyone thought there was nothing more to be said about the bailout issues of the subprime mortgage crisis (2007-2010), it’s back in the headlines. Some 23 former American International Group Inc (AIG) Financial Products (AIGFP) employees[i] have taken their old employer to court. At stake is more than $100 Million in deferred compensation the employees said was contractually …

Assessing Your Plan Administrator and Your Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plan or Rabbi Trust

Assessing Your Plan Administrator and Your Nonqualified Deferred Comp Plan or Rabbi Trust

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Big Changes. Inevitable Questions Earlier this week, Principal Financial Group Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Wells Fargo & Company’s retirement plan services unit for $1.2 billion. The acquisition covers all existing Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust (IRT) business. As of December 31, 2018, the respective Wells Fargo retirement businesses had $827 billion in …

Nonqualified Plans

Nonqualified Plans: Understanding the Fundamentals

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Background: Since the passage of The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), companies have found it difficult to provide their top executives with a retirement accumulation program that matches the level of benefits the average employee will receive. The Gap is Real   This information is from the Principal Financial Group® Replacement Ratio Calculator with source information from …

#ICYMI Understanding Top Hat Plans

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Don’t Put Away Your New Year’s Eve Top Hat Just Yet! Over the past five-plus years of publishing Deferred Compensation News, (previously known as Fulcrum Partners News), no topic has ever attracted as many views or as much traffic as that of “Top Hat Plans.” In November 2018, the AALU Washington Report addressed some of the challenges and lack of clear …