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ISS Reports on Compensation Trends

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has issued a report on compensation trends incorporating data so far from this year’s proxy filings.  According to ISS: The most significant trend continuing in 2015 has been the move to performance-based pay, which has mostly been in the form of long-term equity awards. Related to that ongoing shift has been the growth in […] Read more →

by   |   May 18, 2015

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Observations on the SEC’s Proposed Pay Versus Performance Rule

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued a proposed rule to require companies to disclose the relationship between executive compensation and the financial performance of a company.  The details of... Read more →

by   |   May 7, 2015


SEC Makes Whistleblower Award in Connection With Retaliation Case

Employment, Investment Advisers, Litigation The SEC announced a maximum whistleblower award payment of 30 percent of amounts collected in connection with In the Matter of Paradigm Capital Management, Inc. and Candace King... Read more →

by   |   April 28, 2015


SEC Finds Confidentiality Agreements Violates Whistleblower Rules

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced its first enforcement action against a company for using improperly restrictive language in confidentiality agreements with the potential to stifle the... Read more →

by   |   April 1, 2015