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A Comparison of the Cincinnati Bell and Beazer Say-on-Pay Decisions


Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Cincinnati Bell, the United States District Court declined to grant a motion to dismiss a law suit resulting from a failed say-on-pay vote (a copy of the decision is available on  A Georgia Court reached the opposite result in the Beazer case (a copy of the decision is available on  We have […] Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2011

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SEC Report Indentifies Concerns at Ratings Agencies

Public Companies and Securities The staff of the SEC has issued a report summarizing the staff’s observations and concerns arising from the examinations of ten credit rating agencies registered with the... Read more →

by   |   October 3, 2011


Federal Insurance Office Takes Shape

Insurance The Dodd-Frank Act established the Federal Insurance Office, or FIO, within the Treasury Department.  FIO Director Michael McRaith recently explained the FIOs current and... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2011

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SEC Comments on Say-on-Pay Proposals

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities A handful of companies have received SEC comments on their say-on-pay proposals in their proxy statements.  The comments we found are outlined below.  In general, they can be... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2011