Clawback of Excess Incentive-Based Compensation, Proposed SEC Rules Changes

Clawback of Excess Incentive-Based Compensation: Proposed SEC Rules Changes

January 19, 2016

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Clawback of Excess Incentive-Based Compensation, Proposed SEC Rules Changes

Fulcrum Partners and the AALU have issued the following update regarding proposed SEC rules requiring member companies to clawback excess incentive-based compensation. While accepted theory often has recommended aligning executive compensation to a company’s financial performance, in light of the rules proposed by the Security and Exchange Commission, as well as other current market trends, companies may wish to reduce executive officers’ exposure to clawback by reducing compensation that is tied to the realization of corporate financial goals.

The announcement is posted below and can be downloaded as a PDF on the Resources webpage for Fulcrum Partners LLC.  SEC’s Proposed Rules Requiring Member Companies to “Clawback” Excess Incentive-Based Compensation

Clawback of Excess Incentive-Based Compensation, Proposed SEC Rules Changes

About Fulcrum Partners LLC:

Fulcrum Partners LLC is one of the nation’s leading and largest executive benefits consultancy. Its consultants focus on an integrated approach to the design, financing and plan administration of executive benefit programs. Fulcrum Partners offers its clients a unique combination of industry experts with diverse skill sets, targeted experience, and in-depth expertise in executive compensation and benefits consulting. Fulcrum Partners is a wholly independent, member-owned firm dedicated to help clients enhance their Total Rewards Strategy.

About AALU:

The AALU’s mission to promote, preserve and protect advanced life insurance planning for the benefit of our members, their clients, the industry and the general public reflects each of our primary issue priorities.


This information is intended solely for information and education and is not intended for use as legal or tax advice. Reference herein to any specific tax or other planning strategy, process, product or service does not constitute promotion, endorsement or recommendation by AALU. Persons should consult with their own legal or tax advisors for specific legal or tax advice.

Fulcrum Partners does not provide legal, tax, and/or accounting consulting and/or advice. We have provided you with this material strictly in its capacity as an employee benefits consulting firm. The information contained herein is based on our interpretation of the existing Internal Revenue Code, and the application of relevant statutes, regulations, court rulings, and familiarity with this material as it currently exists. Based on the legal and accounting complexity of employee benefit issues, along with the changing statutory and regulatory environment, we strongly recommend that you consult with, and seek the advice of, your legal and/or accounting advisor(s) regarding this material.

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