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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

Does the Dodd-Frank Compensation Clawback Make Sense?

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Jesse M. Fried, Cambridge, Massachusetts, recently published a paper on the required Dodd-Frank compensation clawback.  In Mr. Fried’s view, the SEC’s proposed Dodd-Frank clawback, while reducing executives’ incentives to misreport, is overbroad. According to Mr. Fried, the economy and investors would be better served by a more narrowly targeted “smart” excess-pay clawback that focuses on... Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2016

Internal Pay Equity Disclosures: Ratio of CEO Pay to Other NEOs

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Many are aware of the Dodd-Frank requirement to disclose the ratio of the median employee’s annual total compensation to the total annual compensation of the principal executive... Read more →

by   |   April 16, 2016

2016 Business Law Update

Employment, M&A, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On April 7, 2016, sixteen attorneys from Stinson Leonard Street’s Minneapolis and Kansas City offices and representatives from Chartwell Financial Advisory presented an... Read more →

by   |   April 15, 2016

Pay Ratio Disclosures Begin to Appear in Proxy Statements

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Some companies have begun to disclose pay ratios in their proxy statements in advance of the SEC requirement. We have included a sample below. Of course, you’ll want to... Read more →

by   |   April 10, 2016