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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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Initial Tax Disclosures Regarding 162(m) in Proxy Statements

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Many know that the Section 162(m) deduction limit for performance-based compensation has been repealed by the recent tax legislation together with implementation of other changes, effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, subject to transition relief.  This leaves the question about what to say about Section 162(m) during the upcoming proxy season.  Below […] Read more →

by   |   January 5, 2018

New Tax Act Disclosures, Explanations and Examples

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Disclosures regarding the new tax act, often referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act or TCJA, continue to be prominent in SEC filings. Set forth blow is an explanation of the... Read more →

by   |   January 1, 2018

Pay Ratio Disclosure Checklist

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Calculating pay ratios for public companies can be a difficult and time-consuming project. While recent interpretative guidance from the Commission  has provided additional... Read more →

by and   |   December 27, 2017

SEC Denies No Action Request Despite Board Analysis under SLB 14I

Public Companies and Securities Apple sought to exclude a shareholder proposal regarding the establishment of a Human Rights Committee on the basis that it involved the company’s ordinary business operations... Read more →

by   |   December 26, 2017