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Business law update - Summer- 2015
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

While it may be true that the only things certain in life are death and taxes, knowing how to reduce your tax liability can certainly make paying

SEC proposes clawback rules
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The SEC has proposed rules requiring listed issuers to adopt and comply with written “clawback” policies. These policies would need to provide that

SEC balances comparability against flexibility in proposed pay-versusperformance rule
  • Jenner & Block
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

On April 29, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) voted 3 to 2 to issue a proposed rule on pay-versus-performance disclosure as

SEC proposes long-awaited mandatory compensation clawback rules
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

On July 1, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued long-awaited proposed rules that would implement the incentive-based

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

General counsel update - march 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement

General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

More than half of poll respondents plan to disclose “more than the minimum” under pay-versus-performance rules
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2015

A poll conducted by compensation consultant Towers Watson in the course of its webcast on the SEC's proposed pay-versus-performance disclosure rules

SEC proposes incentive-based compensation rules
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2011

To implement Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), working in conjunction with the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve and certain other government agencies, has proposed rules that would require "covered financial institutions" to disclose the structure of their incentive-based compensation practices and prohibit such institutions from maintaining compensation arrangements that provide excessive compensation or could lead to material financial loss

What does a clawback policy look like?
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires national securities exchanges (meaning for instance, the NYSE, Amex and Nasdaq) to adopt rules as directed by the SEC, which rules will require issuers to develop and implement a policy providing:for disclosure of an issuer's policy on incentive compensation that is based on financial information required to be reported under securities laws; and that, if an accounting restatement is prepared, the issuer will recover any excess incentive-based compensation from any current or former executive officer who received such incentive-based compensation in the three preceding years