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Annual reminder: do you need to seek shareholder approval of your stock incentive plan in 2014?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2013

As most of you know, under Code Section 162(m), if the Compensation Committee has the authority to change performance goal targets under the

Executive does the right thing - and gets screwed for it!

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2013

A case decided last month in federal court in North Carolina, Yarber v. Capital Bank Corporation, involved a factual situation that many private

Top ten myths of “say on pay”

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 26 2012

In keeping with my policy of avoided too many heavy topics in the last two weeks, because of the year-end deadlines facing most of us, this Blog refers to

Tis the season to review and update your Compensation Committee Charter!

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2012

The level of specificity in drafting a Compensation Committee Charter can be the subject of debate (well, among those obsessed with compensation and governance like me, anyway

Last week ended with a bang! (For compensation professionals, anyway)

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2012

At the very end of last week, two significant events occurred which could have major repercussions for compensation professionals

New proposed regulations under Code Sec. 83 (taxation of amounts subject to a risk of forfeiture): just clarifications, or potentially significant changes?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2012

Today, the Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department issued new proposed regulations under Code Sec. 83 affecting taxpayers who receive property transferred in connection with the performance of services, subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture, such as restricted stock awards

Good news on the CEO pay ratio requirement - maybe

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Frequency of shareholder say on pay &x2013; Form 8-k reminder

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2011

We want to remind readers of the obligation to disclose in an 8-KA the company's decision regarding how frequently it will offer the advisory Say on Pay vote, unless the company has already disclosed that decision in the initial 8-K filed after the annual meeting

Shareholder say on pay vote updates and materials

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

All proxies have been filed and we are well into the annual meeting stage of the first year of shareholder say on pay (SSOP

Academic study dispels foolish notions on compensation

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2011

Today, April 1, Fred Whittlesey of the Hay Group brought to my attention a landmark academic study that provides convincing evidence of the true factors that create sustainable shareholder value and a culture of good corporate governance, and draws into question a generation of research pointing the finger at executive pay practices