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Examples of Effective Say-on-Pay Disclosures

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Public Companies and Securities Drafting models for the upcoming proxy season can be found from issuers who voluntarily provided say-on-pay disclosures or were required to do so under banking legislation.  You can also see our sample language for a say-on-pay proposal under the proposed rules here.  Here are some examples we found, with some associated commentary.  You have to […] Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2010

Should Public Companies Include the Optional Advisory Vote on Parachute Arrangements?

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The proposed rules on say-on-pay under Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Act permit issuers to include an optional advisory vote on golden parachute arrangements in proxy statements... Read more →

by   |   November 5, 2010

Say-On-Pay: Board Recommendations

Public Companies and Securities Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires advisory say-on-pay votes from shareholders on the compensation of named executive officers, the Compensation Discussion and Analysis,... Read more →

by   |   November 4, 2010

SEC’s Proposed Whistleblower Rules—the Good, Bad and Ugly

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has published its proposed whistleblower rules, complete with almost 30 pages of forms for whistleblowers to use.   Employers (and let’s not forget that this applies... Read more →

by   |   November 3, 2010