Compensation Committee Advisory Services

You can’t be a giant unless you’re compliant.

Croner has decades of experience in executive and Board compensation in the U.S. and abroad. Since our founding in 1978, we have advised public companies at the Board level, with particular expertise assisting Boards of Directors for technology companies.

Here is what we offer to help your company administer and oversee executive and Board compensation and to ensure you are in compliance with applicable regulations and regulatory reporting:

  • Wholly independent advice and expertise
  • Thorough understanding of your compliance and regulatory requirements and how to address any unique issues
  • Advice specifically calibrated for your environment and business needs (in contrast to the “politically correct” notions of executive compensation put forward by some activist shareholder groups)
  • Data-driven analyses enhanced by our deep industry knowledge

Executive and Board Compensation Design and Monitoring

  • Developing and monitoring of the continued relevance of peer companies for guiding determination of executive compensation levels
  • Designing executive compensation programs, from base salaries to equity to perquisites
  • Designing and updating short-term executive incentive plans
  • Designing and updating equity or long-term incentive plans
  • Designing deferred compensation programs
  • Designing and monitoring Board of Directors compensation plans

Support to Board of Directors Compensation Committees

  • Conducting independent, market-based assessments of current executive compensation programs
  • Performing independent reviews of employment agreements / contracts

  • Assessing and monitoring the risks of executive compensation programs, particularly incentive plans
  • Supporting regulatory and legislative compliance and policy development in response to new regulations, including in-depth support on 409(A) issues and regular legislative updates and alerts
  • Supporting the drafting of the CD&A section of proxy statements
  • Reviewing and monitoring all elements of CEO compensation
  • Developing and making regular presentations on trends and emerging issues in executive compensation in relevant industries; conducting special compensation surveys, as needed
  • Conducting regular material review sessions with the compensation committee
  • Supporting negotiations related to hiring executive officers

Board Advisory Laws and Guidelines

To help you stay current and compliant with federal and state guidelines, Croner offers news on the latest rulings that affect you. With the ever-changing playing field established by the SEC and others, staying compliant to regulations and guidelines isn’t easy. Croner offers the following white papers to help you stay current:


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To inquire about our board advisory services, contact us today.

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