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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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ISS Proposes New Methodology For Evaluating Equity Plan Proposals

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Employment, Public Companies and Securities A key component to evaluating whether to place an equity plan proposal in a proxy is whether or not ISS will support the plan.  Accoding to ISS, while it has historically recommended against approximately 30 percent of equity plan proposals each year under existing policy (ranging from 30 percent to 42 percent during the period […] Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2014

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CEO Hit With Sarb-Ox Clawback

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The former CEO of Saba Software, Inc. agreed to repay over $2.5 million in bonuses, other incentive-based or equity-based compensation, and stock sale profits pursuant to Section... Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2014

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Yes, Foreigners Can be Whistleblowers

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced that its largest ever whistleblower award estimated to be worth more than $30 million will be paid to a resident of a foreign country.  While the eligibility of... Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2014

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Whistleblowers Fight Over SEC Award

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized It was predictable someone would submit a phony whistleblower claim, and I suppose it was predictable there would be a fight over an actual award, like co-workers diving for a... Read more →

by   |   September 4, 2014