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Shareholders Show Strong Preference for Annual Say on Pay Votes
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

When say-on-pay (i.e., shareholders with the right to vote on the remuneration of executives) was introduced under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform


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


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


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


SEC reconsiders CEO-to-Worker Pay Ratio Rule
  • Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

On February 6, 2017, Acting SEC Chairman Michael S. Piwowar announced that the Commission is reconsidering the implementation of the CEO-to-Worker


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


Are lone-insider independent boards too much of a good thing?
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

At more than half of the companies in the S&P 1500, the CEO is the lone board insider, according to this study and the related article in the WSJ


2016 Proskauer Annual Review and Outlook for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Other Private Funds
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Ireland, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 15 2016

On March 10, 2016, the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a


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


Defending Section 162(m) executive compensation derivative suits in the United States
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

Decisions regarding executive compensation fall squarely within the discretion of a public company's board of directors. Recently, however