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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

Court Declines to Approve Settlement in Director Pay Suit

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Stein v. Blankfein et al the Delaware Court of Chancery considered a proposed settlement of litigation against directors of Goldman Sachs. The related complaint contained two counts for derivative relief for breach of fiduciary duties related to the payment of excessive compensation awards to non-employee directors and issuing stock-based awards that were void because […] Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2018

#MeToo Clauses Being Added to Merger Agreements

Employment, M&A, Public Companies and Securities Some merger agreements are starting to include representations and warranties regarding the absence of allegations of sexual harassment against senior officials. Some examples... Read more →

by   |   August 1, 2018

SEC Targets Perqs in Another Enforcement Action

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has targeted disclosure of executive perquisites in another settled enforcement action.  According to the SEC, the issuer did not follow the Commission’s standard... Read more →

by   |   July 4, 2018

SEC Issues FAQs on Compensation Plan Proposals Included in Proxy Statements

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued a series of frequently asked questions, which in SEC speak are referred to as Compliance and Disclosures Interpretations (or C&DIs for short), on proxy... Read more →

by   |   May 11, 2018