General counsel compensation is steadily on the rise, according to the latest in-house counsel compensation report by Equilar and executive search firm BarkerGilmore. Inside, we also explore what companies seek in a general counsel.
Argo Group International Holdings must pay a $900,000 civil penalty in a settlement reached with the SEC to resolve charges that it failed to fully disclose perquisites and benefits provided to its former chief executive officer.
Financial crime expert Martin Woods explores what happens when the annual bonus causes employees to disregard their values for want of a dollar.
Glass Lewis and Institutional Shareholder Services both issued new policy guidance this week on how they intend to approach a variety of matters around the coronavirus pandemic, including executive compensation.
Results from executive compensation consulting firm Pearl Meyer’s recent survey show that companies are all over the place with how they intend to treat executive compensation during the coronavirus pandemic.
A new report found financial institutions spent $181 billion on financial crime compliance worldwide last year, with European firms spending three to four times more than their counterparts in North America.
Hundreds of companies around the world have announced drastic cuts to the salaries of their senior executives as one way to reduce the unprecedented financial blow caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag answers queries on how to protect your reputation when your leaders break the rules; Amii also shares her perspective from the trenches on toiling as the ethical employee.
Companies have a little more clarity from the Internal Revenue Service about how to interpret provisions under tax reform affecting executive compensation.
As the role of the top legal officer at public companies continues to evolve, general counsel compensation has steadily increased over the last five years, according to a new report.
Bucking the trend: Survey shows women more likely to hold top compliance roles, have a law degree, and make a bit more money than men.
The trend of few female leaders within the sector seems to be shifting, at least when it comes to the chief compliance officer position.
Of the 290 respondents to our “Inside the Mind of the CCO” survey, just 29 report yearly compensation of more than $400,000. We’ll call this group “The 10 Percenters.”
A managing director at an executive search firm that specializes in compliance hires has some advice—and a bit of good news—if you’re looking for a job as a CCO.