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A Compensation Plan That Didn’t Work

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HP’s Chief Executive Officer, Mark Hurd, resigned after an investigation disclosed that Hurd had a “close personal relationship” with an H-P contractor hired by the Office of the CEO and that “Mark never disclosed that.”  According to HP’s General Counsel, “there were instances of compensation and reimbursement for services that were... Read More

Topics: Banking, Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities

Representing Compensation Committees — Regular Counsel Need Not Apply?

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The Dodd-Frank Act contains a number of provisions designed to improve the independence and operations of Compensation Committees.  But in doing so, has Congress made it more difficult – if not impossible – for a company’s regular outside law firm to assist its Comp Committee? The Act provides that a... Read More

Topics: Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities

Dodd-Frank Executive Compensation Overview

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The Dodd-Frank Act looks like it will affect compensation and benefits law in three main areas: Executive and incentive compensation, including new disclosure and corporate governance requirements. Use of stable value funds, hedging arrangements and swaps in retirement plans. Regulation of vendors servicing retirement and other plans. A few initial... Read More

Topics: Executive Compensation