Stinson Leonard Street Dodd Frank

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

Internal Pay Equity Disclosures: Ratio of CEO Pay to Other NEOs

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Many are aware of the Dodd-Frank requirement to disclose the ratio of the median employee’s annual total compensation to the total annual compensation of the principal executive officer. We have published some examples of early adopters. Others have taken the internal pay equity issue further and disclosed ratios related to the CEO’s compensation to other […] Read more →

by   |   April 16, 2016

Pay Ratio Disclosures Begin to Appear in Proxy Statements

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Some companies have begun to disclose pay ratios in their proxy statements in advance of the SEC requirement. We have included a sample below. Of course, you’ll want to... Read more →

by   |   April 10, 2016

Proposed Legislation Expands Whistleblower Protections

Banking, Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Whistleblower Augmented Reward and Nonretaliation Act of 2016, with the confusing alternative title of the WARN Act of 2016, has been introduced before the House of... Read more →

by   |   March 5, 2016

SEC Brings $11,000 SOX Clawback Action

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC alleges that Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. misstated its revenue. The SEC recently brought a settled enforcement action against its former CFO.  The SEC alleges the CFO... Read more →

by   |   February 18, 2016