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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

SEC Issues Guidance on Pay Ratio Rule

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Two major pieces of guidance emerged from the SEC on September 21, 2017, with respect to the pay ratio rule. First, the Commission issued interpretive guidance on the rule.  Second, the Division of Corporation Finance also issued its own guidance.  The Division also updated previously issued Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations, which are referred to as […] Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2017

ISS Releases 2018 Policy Survey

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities As is usual in the doldrums of summer, ISS has released its 2018 policy survey which generally foreshadows changes to ISS’ voting policies. In prior years, not everything on... Read more →

by   |   August 6, 2017

CPA Can’t be a Whistleblower for Non-Public Entities

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Reyher v. Grant Thornton, LLP analyzed whether an employee of a CPA firm is protected by the anti-retaliation provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act for lodging complaints with an... Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2017

Director Equity Grants and Vote Buying Subject to Entire Fairness Review

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Williams v. Ji et al, the Delaware Court of Chancery examined an alleged scheme in which the Directors of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. granted themselves options and warrants... Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2017