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Law Firm Disclosures Under Stock Exchange Compensation Committee Independence Requirements

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The NYSE and Nasdaq have recently adopted rules which will require compensation committees to consider certain enumerated factors before selecting, or receiving advice from, a compensation consultant, legal counsel or other adviser to the compensation committee, other than in-house legal counsel.  We expect many compensation committees will require information in writing to satisfy their consideration... Read more →

by   |   January 29, 2013


ISS Offers Issuers the Chance to Verify Governance Rating Data

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized ISS is in the process of rolling out a new governance rating called QuickScore, that will replace the GRID rating system.  According to ISS,  QuickScore will help institutional... Read more →

by   |   January 28, 2013

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GAO Report Finds Dodd-Frank Rulemaking is Half Done

Uncategorized GAO recently issued a report on the status of Dodd-Frank rulemaking. Overall, GAO identified 236 provisions of the act that require regulators to issue rulemakings across nine key... Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2013


SEC Enforcement Official Hints at Increased Actions Against Private Equity

Investment Advisers, Private Equity Bruce Karpati, Chief, of the SEC Enforcement Division’s Asset Management Unit, recently gave his views on certain matters related to private equity. Mr. Karpati stated... Read more →

by   |   January 23, 2013