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2016 Year-End Key Executive Compensation Reminders and Considerations
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

Although 2017 may bring significant changes to the executive compensation landscape, the following is a brief summary of the key executive


Congress Permanently Extends Capital Gains Exclusion for Qualified Small Business Stock
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act) into law. The PATH Act retroactively


Federal Court Blocks Department of Labor Regulations that Would Increase Exempt Employee Minimum Salaries
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2016

On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in the Eastern District of Texas issued an injunction preventing Department of Labor overtime regulations, which


Bonuses and other variable pay components: a comparison
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • France, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 14 2010

With the year-end fast-approaching, many employers are turning their attention to bonus arrangements for 2011


Behind the Headlines of Evolving Cyberthreats
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

Companies must prepare for a world of increasingly serious cybersecurity threats, with nation-states and hacktivists launching sophisticated attacks


Supreme Court Denies Cert in Lamictal Pay-For-Delay Litigation
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2016

On November 7, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States declined to hear the petition of GlaxoSmithKline LLC (GSK), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries


Clawing back incentive compensation
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 30 2010

A "clawback" is a policy or agreement that permits an employer to recover certain compensation paid to an employee, typically because the employee engaged in misconduct or because the employee received compensation as a result of incorrect financial results reported by the company


Prevent and Prepare for a Cybersecurity Breach
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

Hacking of organizations’ systems is becoming increasingly commonplace, even with advancements in security practices. To mitigate risk, a company must


FCC Institutes New Privacy Regime for Broadband Providers and Other Telecommunications Carriers
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2016

On November 2, 2016, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released an order adopting new privacy rules that will govern how broadband


A primer on Section 16 officers
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2013

Your old college buddy Sam Baker has just been appointed CFO of Dixie Candles, Inc. While telling Sam about her promotion, Dixie's CEO mentioned in