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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

What Does a Clawback Policy Look Like?

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities   Section 954 of the Dodd_Frank Act requires national securities exchanges (meaning for instance, the NYSE, Amex and Nasdaq) to adopt rules as directed by the SEC, which rules will require issuers to develop and implement a policy providing:  for disclosure of an issuer’s policy on incentive compensation that is based on financial information required […] Read more →

by   |   August 9, 2010

A Compensation Plan That Didn’t Work

Banking, Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities 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... Read more →

by   |   August 7, 2010

Dodd-Frank: Disclosure of Median Comp – of What Utility?

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities I have been thinking about the new Dodd-Frank requirement for public companies to report the ratio of the median annual total compensation of all the company’s employees (other... Read more →

by   |   August 6, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley and Clawbacks

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act both have provisions for clawbacks.  Public companies need to be familiar with all of these provisions. Dodd-Frank Section 954 of... Read more →

by   |   August 6, 2010