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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 »

Dodd-Frank Employment

Equity Grants to Directors Subject to Business Judgment Review as a Result of Specific Plan Limits

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Delaware Court of Chancery examined equity grants to directors in In Re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation.  The equity incentive plan, or EIP, at issue included the following limitations on grants: A maximum of 4,411,613 shares, in the aggregate (25% of the shares available for stock option awards), may be issued or delivered to […] Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2017

SEC to Reconsider Implementation of Pay Ratio Rule

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Following on the heels of its announcement to reconsider implementation of the conflict minerals rule, SEC Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar has announced his intention to... Read more →

by   |   February 6, 2017

Corzine Settles CFTC’s MF Global Charges for $5 Million

Derivatives, Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a federal court Consent Order against Defendant Jon S. Corzine, former CEO of MF Global Inc., requiring him to pay a $5... Read more →

by   |   January 5, 2017

ISS Provides Updated Compensation Plan and Executive Compensation FAQs

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has updated its equity compensation plan FAQs. New and materially updated questions include: If a company grants performance-based awards, how will the shares be counted for... Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2016