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Guidance for 2011 proxy season

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 1 2010

Following the enhanced disclosures required in the 2010 proxy season by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), additional disclosures for the 2011 proxy season relating to corporate governance and executive compensation have been mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Annual reminder: do you need to seek shareholder approval of your stock incentive plan in 2014?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2013

As most of you know, under Code Section 162(m), if the Compensation Committee has the authority to change performance goal targets under the

How to lose $4 million when firing an executive what happens when it all goes wrong?

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney

Top 10 whistleblower cases of 2011

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

Whistleblower litigation implicating a wide range of critical compliance issues continued to proliferate in 2011, and we saw a range of game-changing decisions

Global whistleblower hotline toolkit: how to launch and operate a legally-compliant international workplace report channel

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • November 15 2011

As corporate social responsibility and business ethics continue to grab our attention, ever-more-sophisticated “best practices” and compliance strategies emerge

Good news on the CEO pay ratio requirement - maybe

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2011

On Wednesday, June 22, the House Financial Services Committee voted to recommend H.R. 1062, the "Burdensome Data Collection Relief Act," a bill that would eliminate the requirement in Dodd-Frank Act Section 953, that public companies calculate and disclose the ratio of the median of the annual total compensation of all employees of the company, except the CEO (including employees outside the US) to the annual total compensation of the company's CEO

Primer on executive compensation

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2012

Executive compensation is an interdisciplinary practice involving tax, corporate, benefits and securities law, stock exchange rules and corporate governance

Employee stock plans: mid-year international reporting requirements

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2011

This Commentary highlights some of the principal mid-year reporting requirements for employee stock plans that U.S. companies most commonly encounter when offering these programs to their employees in selected jurisdictions worldwide

Financial reform legislation: a guide to the employment-related provisions

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2010

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Wall Street Reform Act) was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010

Dodd-Frank’s new whistleblower protections: guidance on extraterritoriality and retroactivity

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2012

Courts in the Southern District of New York and the Southern District of Texas recently have ruled on important aspects regarding the scope and applicability of new whistleblower protection rules enacted by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Dodd-Frank”