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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 Executive Compensation

Say-On-Pay Vote Did Not Create Disclosure Obligation

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Liang v. Berger, the plaintiff in a derivative action alleged the officers and directors of ARAID Pharmaceuticals failed to disclose material negative information about a drug under development in a timely manner.  Among other things, plaintiff claimed that a proxy statement which asked the company’s shareholders to approve executive compensation on an advisory basis […] Read more →

by   |   March 10, 2015

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CFOs Agree to Sarb-Ox Clawback

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Two former CFOs have agreed to return nearly a half-million dollars in bonuses and stock sale profits they received while their Silicon Valley software company, Saba Software,... Read more →

by   |   February 10, 2015

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ISS Posts FAQs on Compensation Policies

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized ISS has posted new FAQs on U.S. compensation policies. There are 104 FAQs spanning 43 pages. Given their breadth, they are difficult to summarize. But they cover topics ranging... Read more →

by   |   February 10, 2015

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ISS Issues FAQs on Independent Chair Policy and Equity Plan Scorecard

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS previously issued its 2015 policy updates which we discussed here.  ISS has now issued FAQs on the independent chair policy and the Equity Plan Scorecard. Independent Chair... Read more →

by   |   December 24, 2014