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CFOs Agree to Sarb-Ox Clawback

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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,  was committing accounting fraud. While not personally charged with the company’s misconduct, the SEC’s position is the two CFOs are still required under Section 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley […] 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


New Surprises in Final 2015 ISS Policy Updates

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has issued its 2015 policy updates. Unilateral Bylaw/Charter Amendments This policy is new stand-alone policy.  Previously these matters were evaluated under the ISS... Read more →

by   |   November 6, 2014