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CFOs Agree to Sarb-Ox Clawback

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Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Two former CFOs have agreed to return nearly a half-million dollars in bonuses and stock sale profits they received while their Silicon Valley software company, Saba Software,  was committing accounting fraud. While not personally charged with the company’s misconduct, the SEC’s position is the two CFOs are still required under Section 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley […] Read more →

by   |   February 10, 2015

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ISS Posts FAQs on Compensation Policies

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized ISS has posted new FAQs on U.S. compensation policies. There are 104 FAQs spanning 43 pages. Given their breadth, they are difficult to summarize. But they cover topics ranging... Read more →

by   |   February 10, 2015

Case Examines Ratification of Corporate Acts Under New Delaware Statute

Uncategorized The Delaware Court of Chancery explained the operation of recently adopted Sections 204 and 205 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, or DGCL, in a case captioned In Re Numoda... Read more →

by   |   February 9, 2015

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SEC Proposes Hedging Disclosures Regarding Directors, Officers and Employees

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed  rules to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as codified in Section 14(j) of the Exchange Act, which... Read more →

by   |   February 9, 2015