Wachtell Lipton Discusses Compensation Season 2022

U.S. companies continue to demonstrate resilience following another year in which the pandemic imposed itself on world events. Although 2021 did not deliver a full reopening, corporate activity thrived in spite of ongoing uncertainty around “return to work,” building on momentum and lessons learned from 2020. As the impact of the pandemic subsides, company culture, talent retention and business objectives will shape the long-term workplace landscape. We identify below some of the key factors that may shape the 2022 compensation season.

Steady Rise of ESG. ESG-related goals are increasingly prevalent in annual incentive programs, with a meaningful year-over-year increase … Read more