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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

Sample Language for a Say-on-Pay Proposal

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC’s rule proposal for say-on-pay makes it sound like it should be easy to draft.  The proposal states that issuers are not required to use any specific language or form of resolutions.  So we decided to put pen to paper to test the thesis.  The result is set forth below with some commentary in […] Read more →

by   |   October 28, 2010

Preliminary 2011 Proxy Season Checklist

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities There is no doubt  there are a lot of  moving pieces for the upcoming year end SEC reporting cycle.  Unfortunately, planning cannot wait until everything comes to rest.  The... Read more →

by   |   October 26, 2010

SEC Chairman Speaks to NACD — Upcoming Rulemaking; Recent Proxy Rules

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Yesterday, Mary L. Schapiro, Chairperson of the SEC, addressed the National Association of Corporate Directors. She reviewed several recent SEC proxy rules which pre-date... Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2010

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SEC Publishes Golden Parachute Rule Release

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Yesterday, as part of its “Say on Pay” rulemaking proposals, the SEC released its proposed rules for disclosure of golden parachute arrangements in the transactional... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2010