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Dodd-Frank Employment

SEC Proposes Clawback Rules—A Comprehensive Summary

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed new rules to implement Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which added Section 10D to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Section 10D requires the Commission to adopt rules directing the national securities exchanges and national securities associations to prohibit the listing of any security of an issuer that is not […] Read more →

by   |   July 2, 2015

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Executive Compensation Paid to Controlling Shareholders Subject to Business Judgment Review When Approved by an Independent Committee

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation Members of the Dolan family hold 73% of the voting power of Cablevision Systems Corporation’s stock.  A shareholder commenced a derivative action regarding the executive... Read more →

by   |   July 1, 2015

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SEC Meeting to Consider Compensation Clawback Proposal

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has announced an open meeting to consider clawback of executive compensation under Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Act to be held on July 1, 2015.  According to the notice... Read more →

by   |   June 25, 2015

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ISS Reports on Compensation Trends

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... Read more →

by   |   May 18, 2015