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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

Director Discretionary Compensation Awards Tested by Entire Fairness Standard According to Delaware Supreme Court

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In a recent decision by the Delaware Supreme Court in In re Investors Bancorp Stockholders Litigation, the court found that director equity grants based on director discretion are subject to an entire fairness standard of review irrespective of whether stockholders have previously approved the equity incentive plan. According to the court, “when stockholders have approved […] Read more →

by , and   |   December 14, 2017

ISS Seeks Comment on Updated Policies Including Gender Pay Gap

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has made available for public comment certain proposed changes to ISS’ benchmark voting policies for 2018 that could generally become effective for the upcoming proxy... Read more →

by , and   |   October 27, 2017

ISS Policy Application Survey Highlights Director Pay and Gender Pay Gap

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities This year ISS conducted two surveys. One was a high-level survey covering a small number of fundamental and high-profile topics.  We reported the results here.  ISS has now... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2017

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. ... Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2017