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Dodd-Frank Employment

SEC Adopts Final Pay Ratio Rule – A Comprehensive Summary

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted a final “pay ratio” rule required by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act.  In general, the “pay ratio” rule requires public companies to disclose the median of the annual total compensation of all employees of a registrant (excluding the chief executive officer), the annual total compensation of that registrant’s chief executive […] Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2015


SEC Bolsters Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Rules Through Interpretive Guidance

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities There has been a debate about whether a whistleblower must report information about a violation of securities laws to the SEC, as opposed to internal reporting, to qualify for... Read more →

by   |   August 4, 2015

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SEC Proposes Clawback Rules—A Comprehensive Summary

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... 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