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SEC Cybersecurity Disclosure and Controls Checklist

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Public Companies and Securities In February 2018 the SEC outlined its views with respect to cybersecurity disclosure requirements under the federal securities laws as they apply to public reporting companies. Set forth below is a checklist of items included in the release that may trigger specific cybersecurity disclosures. Risk Factors: Item 503(c) of Regulation S-K and Item 3.D of […] Read more →

by and   |   March 5, 2018

Pay Ratio Disclosure Checklist

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Calculating pay ratios for public companies can be a difficult and time-consuming project. While recent interpretative guidance from the Commission  has provided additional... Read more →

by and   |   December 27, 2017

Director Discretionary Compensation Awards Tested by Entire Fairness Standard According to Delaware Supreme Court

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In a recent decision by the Delaware Supreme Court in In re Investors Bancorp Stockholders Litigation, the court found that director equity grants based on director discretion are... Read more →

by , and   |   December 14, 2017

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SEC Staff Releases Pro-Issuer Guidance on Shareholder Proposals

Public Companies and Securities The staff’s release of Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14I (“SLB 14I”) ahead of the upcoming proxy season appears to reflect several issuer-friendly modifications to the staff’s... Read more →

by , and   |   November 2, 2017