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SEC Comments on Say-on-Pay Proposals

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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 summarized as follows: Issuers can be sloppy by not following the technical wording of the rule (or worse yet, in ignoring it altogether), and the SEC is […] Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2011

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The Errors in the Cincinnati Bell Say-on-Pay Decision

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As we noted, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently declined to grant a motion to dismiss filed by the officers and directors of Cincinnati... Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2011

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GAO Report on Independence, Effectiveness, and Expertise of Inspectors General

Uncategorized As part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Congress required the Government Accountability Office, or GAO, to report on the relative... Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2011

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Court Refuses to Dismiss Say-on-Pay Lawsuit

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently refused to grant the defendants’ motion to dismiss litigation resulting from Cincinnati Bell’s... Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2011