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Preliminary Planning for the 2016 Proxy Season


Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Some will want to start preliminary planning for the 2016 proxy season.  It has been a bewildering year of developments, but most will be thankful that there are relatively few new rules that must be implemented at this time.  Nevertheless, it is helpful to catalog everything that is out there. D&O Questionnaires:  The first question […] Read more →

by   |   September 17, 2015


SEC Brings Another Enforcement Action For Failure to Disclose Perks

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities MusclePharm Corporation, or MSLP, and certain related parties recently settled an SEC enforcement action which included charges related to non-disclosure of certain perks. The SEC... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2015

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SEC Adopts Final Pay Ratio Rule – A Comprehensive Summary

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted a final “pay ratio” rule required by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act.  In general, the “pay ratio” rule requires public companies to disclose the... Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2015

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ISS Commences 2016 Proxy Voting Policy Survey

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized ISS has commenced its 2016 proxy voting policy survey. Some of the issues ISS seeks comment on include: Is it appropriate to use non-GAAP or adjusted GAAP metrics for compensation... Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2015