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General counsel update - march 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

SOX retaliation claims: recent developments

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 1 2010

Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (the "Act" or "SOX") protects employees of public companies who "blow the whistle" by reporting conduct that they reasonably believe constitutes a violation of federal law relating to financial, securities or shareholder fraud

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

SEC issues compensation committee and compensation consultant independence rules as required by the Dodd-Frank Act

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 27 2012

On June 20, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") published final rules (the "Compensation Rules") requiring securities exchanges to change their listing standards with respect to compensation committee independence and authority, and requiring additional proxy statement disclosures regarding compensation consultants

"Forgotten" say-on-pay frequency disclosure

  • Jones Day
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  • USA
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  • March 6 2012

In 2011, public companies conducted their first shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation and also asked shareholders how often the company should conduct future say-on-pay votes

New listing standards affect compensation committees

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 27 2013

In January 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved new NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards addressing the independence of compensation

SEC proposes pay ratio rules

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 24 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has by a 3 to 2 vote adopted proposed rules requiring companies to disclose how their principal

Frequently asked questions on say on golden parachute disclosure and advisory votes

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 11 2011

On January 25, 2011, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued final rules implementing Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act,1 which provides shareholders of public companies with the right to cast advisory votes on certain executive compensation matters (i.e., say-on-pay, say-on-frequency and say-on-golden-parachute advisory votes

Good news on the CEO pay ratio requirement - maybe

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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