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Disney Shareholders Approve Executive Compensation After Concessions to ISS


Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Disney initially filed these additional soliciting materials in response to a “no recommendation” by ISS. Disney later announced that it had removed tax gross-ups from its executive employment agreements. Based on preliminary results announced at the shareholders meeting, 76% of shares voted to approve executive compensation under the say-on-pay vote.  81% of the shares voted […] Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2011

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Gensler Addresses Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act Including Prospective Application of Swap Rules

Derivatives In remarks before the European Parliament, Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler addressed implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. Mr. Gensler noted... Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2011


SEC Official States Compliance Examinations of Registered Advisers to Private Equity Funds Will Consider Conflicts of Interest and Offers Guidance on Use of Expert Networks

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized In remarks before the IA Watch Annual IA Compliance Best Practices Seminar, Carlo V. di Florio, Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, or the OCIE,  of the... Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2011

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SEC Proposes Rules on Requirements to Search for Lost and Missing Securityholders

Uncategorized Section 929W of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act added subsection (g), “Due Diligence for the Delivery of Dividends, Interest, and Other Valuable... Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2011