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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 proposes rules requiring disclosure of incentive-based compensation arrangements at financial institutions

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2011

On March 2, 2011, the SEC proposed rules that require certain financial institutions to disclose the structure of their incentive-based compensation practices and prohibit such institutions from maintaining compensation practices that encourage inappropriate risks

SEC proposes incentive-based compensation rules

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2011

To implement Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), working in conjunction with the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve and certain other government agencies, has proposed rules that would require "covered financial institutions" to disclose the structure of their incentive-based compensation practices and prohibit such institutions from maintaining compensation arrangements that provide excessive compensation or could lead to material financial loss

Regulators issue proposed rules on incentive-based compensation

  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2011

On February 7, 2011, federal regulators jointly issued proposed rules on incentive-based compensation arrangements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Credit checks in California now tougher than ever

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 12 2011

Effective January 1, 2012, California employers will have to avoid yet another potential legal hazard that haunts businesses with the threat of costly penalties: the unauthorized use of consumer credit reports regarding job applicants and current employees

FDIC adopts clawback rule for executive compensation

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2011

On July 6, 2011, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation unanimously approved a final rule allowing it to “claw back” compensation from senior executives and directors who were substantially responsible for a financial company’s failure

Congress passes finalized financial reform bill

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2010

On July 15, 2010, the Senate passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank bill") by a vote of 60 to 39

Corporate governance and executive compensation provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2010

On July 21, 2010, the President signed into law the "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" ("Dodd-Frank"

New executive compensation guidance and legislative proposals

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 16 2009

Yesterday, Treasury published an interim final rule (the "Rule") that provides long-awaited guidance on the executive compensation and corporate governance standards imposed by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 ("EESA"), as amended by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA"

House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on executive compensation oversight in the wake of Dodd-Frank

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 26 2010

On Friday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Executive Compensation Oversight after the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act"