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Dodd-Frank Employment

SEC Adopts Final Say-on-Pay Rules

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued its final say-on-pay rules (Release No. 33-9178; 34-63768).  The good news is the final rules are mostly tweaks, and issuers’ advance planning to date will be fruitful.  In addition, smaller reporting companies will be exempt from say-on-pay and frequency votes for any meeting held prior to January 21, 2013 (but not […] Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2011

Some Regulators Comply with Diversity Requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act

Banking, Employment The Federal Reserve announced the establishment of offices to promote diversity and inclusion at the Federal Reserve Board and at all 12 of the Federal Reserve Banks. The offices... Read more →

by   |   January 19, 2011

First Public Company Receives Benefit of SEC Cooperation Policy—Implications for Whistleblower Claims

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Insurance, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The first public company received credit for its cooperation as a result of the SEC’s policy with respect to cooperation in investigations and enforcement actions announced in... Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2010

SEC’s Proposed Whistleblower Rules—the Good, Bad and Ugly

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has published its proposed whistleblower rules, complete with almost 30 pages of forms for whistleblowers to use.   Employers (and let’s not forget that this applies... Read more →

by   |   November 3, 2010