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Business Law for Startups: Important considerations for startup businesses
  • Pitblado LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

Decided to take the plunge on a new business idea? Or maybe you’ve already got your toes in the water, and you’re thinking about diving off the board


The SEC’s New “Pay Ratio Disclosure” Rule and What It Means for Your Company
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • February 24 2016

In August of 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the Pay Ratio Disclosure Final Ruleunder the Dodd-Frank Wall Street


A Proxy Season Guide to 2017
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2016

As another year comes to a close, it is time for public companies to become acquainted with the securities law and business developments of the past


SEC Staff Issues New Guidance on CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Requirements
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 4 2016

On October 18, more than a year after the SEC amended Item 402 of Regulation S-K to require most public companies to disclose annually the ratio of


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


Bounty rewards and more on the Australian Government’s radar for corporate whistleblowers
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • December 19 2016

The Australian Government has signalled that it will implement legislation by mid-2018 giving stronger protection to corporate and public sector


Non-public subsidiaries of publicly traded companies are now covered by Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2010

President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) on July 21, 2010


An employer’s guide to implementing EU-compliant whistleblowing hotlines
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • August 23 2011

Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required to establish a system, often called a “whistleblowing hotline,” for employees to internally report concerns over questionable auditing or accounting matters


SEC moves more toward annual-based reporting approach to compensation disclosures
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

The staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("the Staff") is engaged in a general movement away from taking an event-based reporting approach to compensation disclosures on Form 8-K in favor of taking an annual-based reporting approach


Examining the Impact of the 2016 US Elections on Executive Compensation
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

As a result of the November 8, 2016 election, Republicans will control the Presidency, the Senate and the House of Representatives beginning on