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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 »

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Yahoo! Compensation Litigation – History May Not Repeat Itself but it Often Rhymes

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Delaware Court of Chancery has issued an opinion on a Section 220 demand made against Yahoo! No complaint has yet been filed, and although Vice Chancellor Laster speculates on some inferences that can be drawn, no one has proven anyone has done anything wrong. The allegations in the case have eerie parallels to the […] Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2016

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Consider New IRS Guidance on 162(m) When Drafting Proxy Statement Disclosures

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Many public companies include a description of Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code in their proxy statements without distinguishing the application of 162(m) between... Read more →

by   |   December 4, 2015

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ISS Updates Equity Plan Scorecard and Governance QuickScore

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has issued a series of 26 FAQs on its Equity Plan Scorecard, or EPSC.  The basic EPSC policy has not changed, but effective for meetings as of Feb. 1, 2016, the FAQs state... Read more →

by   |   November 23, 2015

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ISS Launches 2016 Benchmark Policy Consultation

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has made available for public comment certain proposed voting policies for 2016. In the United States ISS has proposed policies relating to unilateral board actions, director... Read more →

by   |   October 26, 2015