Get a refresher on the fundamentals of executive compensation, including the types of incentive structures used in today's environment and the consequences of each.  Topics to be covered include:

  • How are executive agreements structured?
  • What are the fundamental terms?
  • How is "cause" typically defined?
  • What are the benchmarks for "cause" and the amount of post-termination severance?
  • What benefits normally accrue upon a change in control and what are the consequences?
  • How do golden parachute payments and taxes work, and what are the strategies involved with each?

Please respond by June 11, 2003.  Bar number is required.