Current Issues in Executive Compensation: What Directors Should Know
16 January 2007
Mayer Brown Article
16 January 2007 - Executive compensation was hot news in 2006 and is likely to remain in the news for some time. The stories did not go unnoticed by the public, and the issue will almost certainly remain an attractive one for regulators and potential litigants as well. This update summarizes recent developments in the law, describes some new disclosure requirements that directors should understand, and identifies some practical considerations for directors who make or approve compensation decisions.