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Compensation by formulaic rule or by director oversight?

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • 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

2014 summary of new Maine laws

  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2014

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Mid-Year Report on Student Loan Complaints Reveals Reports of Auto-Default When Co-Signer Dies or Files

New executive compensation guidance and legislative proposals

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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"

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

Special Master to review TARP executive pay plans

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2009

Special Master Kenneth Feinberg will review proposed executive compensation plans received by the U.S. Treasury Department from seven companies that received exceptional federal assistance under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) during the past year

Executive compensation: using long-term incentive compensation plans to focus executives on the correct fundamentals

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2009

A common theme among the Obama administration, Congress, investors, and regulators is that executive compensation must refocus on different fundamentals: Long-term value rather than short-term profits; financial stability, and management of risks

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

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

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • 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"