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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

Initial Tax Disclosures Regarding 162(m) in Proxy Statements

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Many know that the Section 162(m) deduction limit for performance-based compensation has been repealed by the recent tax legislation together with implementation of other changes, effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, subject to transition relief.  This leaves the question about what to say about Section 162(m) during the upcoming proxy season.  Below […] Read more →

by   |   January 5, 2018

New Tax Act Disclosures, Explanations and Examples

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Disclosures regarding the new tax act, often referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act or TCJA, continue to be prominent in SEC filings. Set forth blow is an explanation of the... Read more →

by   |   January 1, 2018

ISS Updates FAQs for 2018 Proxy Season

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has published updates of the following documents: U.S. Equity Compensation Plans – Frequently Asked Questions U.S. Compensation Policies – Frequently Asked Questions... Read more →

by   |   December 15, 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