Agenda – Boards Sharpen Tools to Circumvent ‘Ugly’ Clawback Process

In an attempt to sharpen the tools available to boards in the wake of a scandal, companies are amending otherwise standard clawback provisions or looking beyond clawbacks altogether. Indeed, following the MeToo movement, policies were expanded to include for-cause termination, misconduct and, in rare cases, sexual misconduct, as Agenda has reported. That trend has continued,…

Compensation Clawbacks: Trends and Lessons Learned | Foley & Lardner LLP – JDSupra

Executive compensation clawback policies continue to grow in popularity. Although the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has not yet finalized its rules under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) that will require publicly-traded companies to adopt compensation recovery policies, many companies have now voluntarily adopted clawback policies. More than 90 of…

Hertz (HTZ) Seeks $70M in Clawbacks Tied to Accounting Scandal – Bloomberg

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is demanding that ex-Chief Executive Officer Mark Frissora and other former senior managers return at least $70 million of incentive compensation for their roles in an accounting scandal five years ago. Mark FrissoraPhotographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg The car-rental chain accused the former executives of pressuring employees to use fraudulent accounting techniques to…

Reckitt boss ‘should repay bonus’ over opioid deal | Business | The Times

Senior executives of Reckitt Benckiser face pressure to return lucrative bonuses after it agreed to pay $1.4 billion to resolve long-running US investigations into the sales and marketing of a treatment for opioid addiction. Source: Reckitt boss ‘should repay bonus’ over opioid deal | Business | The Times