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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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ISS Reports on Compensation Trends

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has issued a report on compensation trends incorporating data so far from this year’s proxy filings.  According to ISS: The most significant trend continuing in 2015 has been the move to performance-based pay, which has mostly been in the form of long-term equity awards. Related to that ongoing shift has been the growth in […] Read more →

by   |   May 18, 2015

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Observations on the SEC’s Proposed Pay Versus Performance Rule

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued a proposed rule to require companies to disclose the relationship between executive compensation and the financial performance of a company.  The details of... Read more →

by   |   May 7, 2015

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Director Equity Grants Subject to Entire Fairness Review

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Valma v. Templeton et al, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that grants of restricted stock units, or RSUs, to directors of Citrix Systems, Inc. were subject to an entire... Read more →

by   |   May 1, 2015

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SEC Brings Enforcement Action Related to Perks

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC charged the former CEO of Silicon Valley-based technology firm Polycom Inc. with using nearly $200,000 in corporate funds for personal perks that were not disclosed to... Read more →

by   |   March 31, 2015