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Lawyers ask federal court to strike down Sarbanes Oxley 304 clawbacks as applied to innocent executive

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2012

On July 13, 2012, two defendants in an SEC enforcement action moved to dismiss the SEC's complaint, in part on the grounds that Section 304 of SOX was unconstitutional as applied to them

Negative "say-on-pay" advisory votes continue; derivative suits filed for other companies that received "negative" votes

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2011

Three additional companies have failed to obtain majority support in their say-on-pay votes: Umpqua Holdings Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. and Navigant Consulting

SEC proposes listing standards for compensation committees

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2011

On March 30, 2011, the SEC proposed rules to implement Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"

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

Worker misclassification getting more attention

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

There are tax and financial advantages for businesses that hire independent contractors as opposed to employees

Foreign private issuers and the Dodd-Frank Act

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

Legislative reaction to the financial crisis has resulted in the adoption of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act"

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"

House passes financial reform legislation

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2010

On June 30, 2010, the House of Representatives approved the "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" (the "Dodd-Frank Act"

Division of Corporation Finance issues additional CDIs on executive compensation

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2010

On March 12, 2010, the Division of Corporation Finance issued additional Regulation S-K Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (CDIs) relating to disclosure of bonuses when an executive declines to accept the bonus, and the scope of the new compensation consultant disclosure requirement