IRS issues proposed regs on compensation rules under tax reform


Companies have a little more clarity from the Internal Revenue Service about how to interpret provisions under tax reform affecting executive compensation.


Study: General counsel pay at five-year high


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.

Woman advancing

CCO compensation data reveals big strides for women


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.


Healthcare: Data backs theory women have clearer path to CCO role


The trend of few female leaders within the sector seems to be shifting, at least when it comes to the chief compliance officer position.

10 percenters

Graphic: What we know about compliance execs who make the big bucks


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.”


Hiring manager: CCOs are in demand, seeing salary bumps


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.


CCO salary benchmark reports


A newly released benchmark report from BarkerGilmore shows compliance annual salary trends by industry, education, and more.

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CW2019 clip: Amii Barnard-Bahn on negotiating compensation


Executive coach and Compliance Week contributor Amii Barnard-Bahn shares tips for negotiating job compensation during a panel on unlocking career potential in this clip from CW’s 2019 annual conference in Washington D.C.

Executive Compensation

Investors don’t mind non-GAAP in CD&A; they want clarity


Lack of clarity in how companies use non-GAAP measures to calculate executive compensation prompted investors to petition the SEC for change.


Options drive more risk than stock, study says


Company executives may be more likely to take on risk when their compensation is based more on stock options than stock awards, a new study says.


Hertz sues former executives to recoup compensation


Car rental company Hertz is suing former executives to recoup losses related to its 2015 restatement to correct aggressive accounting.


Bipartisan effort would double SEC statute of limitations for fraud


Senators Mark Warner (D-Va.) and John Kennedy (R-La.) have introduced the Securities Fraud Enforcement and Investor Compensation Act—the bipartisan legislation that would extend the window of time the SEC can pursue post-fraud claims for investors from five years to 10.


U.K. gender pay gap reports rife with defects


A new report from U.K. organization says that compliance with gender pay regulations and guidance is still very weak.