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Board advisory

We recognize the unique role of strategic leadership and oversight that boards and compensation committees must fulfill in a world that becomes more challenging and focused on effective governance each day. Buck has a long history of working with boards of directors and compensation committees in carrying out their fiduciary responsibilities in a disciplined and thoughtful manner. Our services include:

  • Corporate governance
    • Compensation committee guidelines and process
    • Performance measurement and evaluation of directors and executives
    • Identification of best practices
    • Succession planning
    • Orientation for new directors
    • Director compensation
  • Executive compensation
    • Establishing a compensation philosophy in support of the organization's business objectives
    • Identifying appropriate peer groups for benchmarking purposes
    • Developing executive and management pay programs aligned with the organization's performance imperatives and positive values, and the economics required to attract and retain desired talent
    • Establishing appropriate performance measures consistent with overall business objectives
    • Performing risk assessments
    • Developing annual CD&A and other SEC disclosures
    • Evaluating accounting and tax impact of policies and programs
    • Offering advisory services regarding ISS and institutional investors
  • Negotiating employment agreements and severance arrangements
  • Providing guidance and support during mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, joint ventures, recapitalizations, and other corporate transactions
  • Litigation support, including expert testimony

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Buck Consultants is a consulting firm and does not provide legal services or otherwise engage in the practice of law.