Tag Archives: Executive compensation

Trying to Put a Cap on It – Yet Again: Another Attempt to Limit Government Reimbursement of Contractor Executive Compensation

Back in February 2012, the Obama Administration asked Congress to reform the current reimbursement formula for federal government contractor executives. Specifically, President Obama sought to cap the executive reimbursement at the same level as what the government pays its own executives – $200,000 per executive. Although last year’s request may have fallen on deaf ears, … Continue Reading

Government Contractor Successfully Defends Its Senior Executive Compensation Costs

This post was written by Stephanie E. Giese. The issue of senior executive compensation limits continues to be a contentious one for the federal government and its contractors. This may explain why the limit has not been raised since 2010 from the current amount of $693,951. In fact, the Obama administration has proposed lowering senior … Continue Reading

Are Government Contracts Executives Overpaid?

Last week, the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) announced that President Obama is working to breathe life back into a proposal to end federal contractor executive overpayment. According to the OMB’s blog post, the Obama administration will be asking Congress to reform the current reimbursement formula for contractor executives. The proposal will not limit … Continue Reading

SEC Rejects Proposal by its Enforcement Staff to Settle Landmark ‘Clawback’ Suit

This post was written by James A. Rolfes. Last week, the Washington Post reported the SEC had rejected a proposed settlement of SEC’s landmark case seeking enforcement of the so-called “clawback” of executive compensation under Sarbanes Oxley Section 304. See Hilzenrath, D., Washington Post July 20, 2011, SEC Rejects Proposal. In SEC v. Jenkins, No. … Continue Reading