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Compensation by formulaic rule or by director oversight?

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

On October 22, 2009, the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Special Master for executive compensation of companies receiving TARP funds made public letters issued to seven companies (AIG, Citigroup, Bank of America, Chrysler, General Motors, GMAC, and Chrysler Financial), and the Board of Governance of the Federal Reserve issued proposed guidance on incentive compensation policies

Congress passes finalized financial reform bill

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • 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

FDIC adopts clawback rule for executive compensation

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • -
  • 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

House passes Pay for Performance Act for recipients of direct capital investments under TARP and Housing and Economic Recovery Act

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2009

On April 1, 2009, the House of Representatives approved H.R. 1664, the Grayson-Himes Pay for Performance Act, (the “Act”) and it was received by the Senate for consideration on April 2, 2009

Executive compensation - U.S. news

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 30 2009

Executive compensation continues to make headlines in the U.S

In case you missed it

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2010

As you might expect, the lead item this month is the Dodd Bill, or the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010," as it is optimistically styled

Dodd-Frank Act governance and compensation requirements: a “punch list” of action items

  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2010

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act"), enacted earlier this summer, imposes significant new corporate governance and executive compensation requirements that apply not just to financial institutions, but to public companies generally

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - February 6, 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • 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

U.S. House of Representatives approves "say on pay" bill

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2009

On July 31, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the "Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009", which deals with say-on-pay and compensation committee independence