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Pay Ratio Disclosures Begin to Appear in Proxy Statements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2016

Some companies have begun to disclose pay ratios in their proxy statements in advance of the SEC requirement. We have included a sample below. Of


Get Ready to Be Clawed, With the SEC's Blessing, and It May Cost You Dearly
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

Imagine you are a former executive of a public company, where your role was unrelated to the preparation of its financial statements, and you are


SEC proposes incentive compensation clawback rules
  • Tucker Ellis
  • USA
  • October 19 2015

In July 2015, the SEC proposed new Exchange Act Rule 10D-1 to require national securities exchanges (NYSE, Nasdaq) to adopt listing rules that


Preparing for the 2016 US proxy and annual reporting season
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2015

It is time for public companies to think about the upcoming 2016 proxy and annual reporting season. Preparation of proxy statements and annual


Highlights of selected recent public company issues
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

The third quarter of 2014 brought a reminder that registrants must take care when considering disclosure in MD&A relating to “known uncertainties.”


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


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


How to lose $4 million when firing an executive what happens when it all goes wrong?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2011

I usually work as a defense attorney


Global employment law what's new? Fall 2015
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Austria, Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom, USA, Global, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Spain
  • October 22 2015

Economic and trade sanctions have become a favoured geopolitical tool of governments. The rules are complex, ever evolving, and the violation risks


5 Tips for Successfully Chairing a Public Company Compensation Committee
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

Public company compensation committees operate in an increasingly challenging environment. They must balance the interests and perceptions of, and