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As companies prepare for the changes, KPMG can review long-term bonus compensation and equity compensation grants that have performance metrics. These metrics may need adjustment under the new revenue recognition standard. Longer-term metrics and metrics tied to sales or related measurements may also need additional focus. Allocations of revenue to different years may have to be factored into some performance compensation grants. Internal Revenue Code section 162(m) as well as potential shareholder-advocate focus on longer term grants may be especially challenging under the new regime.
Companies may also want to review the Dodd-Frank clawback provisions for long-term compensation, where applicable. Given the possibility of the additional risk of restatement under the new revenue recognition standard, the claw back rules may come into play more often and affect more executive awards.
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