Pensions: May 2011
Though defined benefit pension plan sponsors cannot control the market, they can temper their fund’s exposure to it. The first step: understanding how bad “bad” can be and taking appropriate action.
Solutions for Healthcare Liabilities
IAS 19 Employee Benefits
Executive Compensation Components And Trends For CFOs, By Deloitte
CFO Insights: Executive Compensation -- Plan, Perform & Pay
Defined Benefit Plan Funding Policy
Merit Increase & Bonus Pool Trends
Highlights From FEI 2010 Leadership Summit
Senate Completes Final Passage Of Health Care Measure On 60-39 Vote
Not even a blizzard in the Washington, D.C. area could keep Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) from getting the 60th Senate member's vote to move the chamber one step closer to passing the most substantial health care overhal bill since the Johnson Administration.
FEI CEO: 2010 Top Challenges For Financial Executives
FEI Writes Congress On Tax Treatment of Medicare Part D Subsidy
Benefits: November 09
With new executive compensation rules in the SEC pipeline, business leaders and board members need to assess how tougher federal regulations will affect their current policies.
in brief: June 09
financial reporting: June 09
Private companies have to walk a fine line to meet the disclosure requirements of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles — without providing too many details — while providing enough information for bankers and other financial statement users.
cover story: april 09
Even with markets in turmoil and unemployment at its highest in 26 years, organizations cannot afford to ignore their people.
Executive Compensation: Rethinking Strategies For Challenging Times, Grant Thornton
FASB Expands Disclosures About Postretirement Benefit Plan Assets, By Deloitte
In this Heads Up by Deloitte, read about FASB Expands Disclosures About Postretirement Benefit Plan Assets.
CFO Comp Excluded From $1 Million Deduction Limit; For How Long?
On June 4, 2007, the IRS issued Notice 2007-49, which changes the group of executive oficers who are considered covered employees for purposes of Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code. Attorneys Cooley Godward Kornish ask "for how long?" since Congress is considering a number of legislative proposals regarding Section 162(m). As such, Congress may decide to amend the ruling.
'Affiliation' A Key Driver Of Productivity, Says Rewards Of Work Study
Roadmap To The Accounting & Regulatory Aspects of Postretirement Benefits, By Deloitte
Talent Management Survey: Trends, Challenges, Priorities, Successes
Status Report On Pension Protection Act Guidance
Law firm Davis and Harman LLP has put together this useful memorandum detailing the wide range of issues raised at meetings with interested parties from the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Labor following President Bush’s signing the Pension Protection Act (PPA) in August 2006. The report is dated Oct. 16, 2006.
Top 250 Long-Term Incentive Grant Practices, By Frederic W. Cook
The last four years have been a tumultuous time for executive compensation as public companies have responded to a regulatory onslaught. Since 1973, Frederic W. Cook & Co. has researched and published annual reports on long-term incentive grant practices for executives.
2007 Health Plan Cost Trends, The Segal Co.
President Bush Signs Pension Protection Act of 2006
Pension Protection Act Passed; Awaits President’s Signature
On Aug. 3, 2006, the U.S. Senate passed the Pension Protection Act (PPA) of 2006 by a vote of 93 to 5, as noted in this press release issued by Sen. Charles Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. The bill, passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 28, awaits President Bush’s signature, and he is expected to sign it into law.
Rethinking Postretirement Benefits, By PwC