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Delaware Reaffirms Entire Fairness Standard for Review of Director Compensation

Quoting both a nearly 70-year-old decision and a nearly 30-year-old SNL skit, the Delaware Court of Chancery, in Stein v. Blankfein et al, reaffirmed that in most circumstances decisions of directors awarding director compensation are subject to review under the entire fairness standard. The Court also addressed the possibility of... Read More

Topics: Public Companies and Securities

Dodd-Frank Executive Compensation Overview

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The Dodd-Frank Act looks like it will affect compensation and benefits law in three main areas: Executive and incentive compensation, including new disclosure and corporate governance requirements. Use of stable value funds, hedging arrangements and swaps in retirement plans. Regulation of vendors servicing retirement and other plans. A few initial... Read More

Topics: Executive Compensation