Posts from Bryan Pitko

Preliminary Planning for the 2017 Proxy Season

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For those who want to start preparing for the 2017 proxy season, our preliminary list of important considerations is set forth below: Directors’ and Officer’s Questionnaire Nasdaq has adopted a rule requiring disclosure of director “golden leash” compensation arrangements. Nasdaq listed issuers may wish to revise their directors’ and officers’... Read More

Topics: Public Companies and Securities

Recent SEC Enforcement Actions Prompt Consideration of Whistleblower Carve-outs


The recent settlement of SEC enforcement actions concerning the Dodd Frank Act’s whistleblower provisions are prompting companies and their counsels to evaluate current and prospective severance and confidentiality agreements for language that could be viewed as restricting an individual’s ability to communicate with the SEC about possible securities law violations... Read More

Topics: Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities