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

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney

You are what they Tweet: why clear social media policies are becoming more critical to employers in this tech age

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 31 2012

The recent termination of a top executive of a publicly traded company is another example of some of the perils of mixing personal and workplace social media

SEC issues final rules regarding say-on-pay and golden parachute requirements under the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 1 2011

On January 25, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued final rules (the Final Rules) to implement the requirements in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Act) that companies provide to their shareholders three advisory votes relating to executive compensation as well as certain disclosures about compensation arrangements upon a change in control of the company

2014 summary of new Maine laws

  • Pierce Atwood LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 14 2014

This year's 2nd regular legislative session was focused largely on budget matters, carry over legislation and a Limited number of new bills. Most

The sounds of new whistleblower awards and protections under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • August 17 2010

With its enactment of financial reform legislation, Congress has elevated and expanded whistleblowing, giving it a more critical and mainstream function in the regulatory and enforcement scheme

The Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions: Arent Fox submits additional comments to US Securities and Exchange Commission

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 16 2010

On Wednesday, December 15, Arent Fox LLP submitted a second letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission in response to the SEC's request for comments about proposed rulemaking by the SEC relating to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Federal magistrate judge in Oregon recommends dismissing "say-on-pay" lawsuit against Umpqua board

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 20 2012

On January 11, 2012, Magistrate Judge John Acosta recommended the dismissal of the derivative lawsuit against the Board of Directors of Umpqua Holdings Corporation ("Umpqua") for breach of fiduciary duty

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - February 6, 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • February 6 2012

It was only fitting that in a week where we honor Americas worst weatherman, err rodent that the week ended with a jobs creation announcement that shattered predictions

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Foreign private issuers and the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 3 2010

Legislative reaction to the financial crisis has resulted in the adoption of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act"