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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

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

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

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

Securities Law and Corporate Governance Developments: A Look Back at 2015 and a Preview of 2016
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

Initiatives by Congress, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), activist shareholders, and federal and state courts from 2015 will reshape

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

SEC sinks its claws into executive compensation
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2009

Federal authorities have recently launched new salvos against executives deemed to have received excessive compensation, and this time the weapon of choice is the "claw back."

Top 10 whistleblower cases of 2011
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

Whistleblower litigation implicating a wide range of critical compliance issues continued to proliferate in 2011, and we saw a range of game-changing decisions

SEC proposes rules to implement Dodd-Frank whistleblower program
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2010

On November 3, 2010, by a unanimous vote, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules to implement the whistleblower incentives and protection provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 ("Dodd-Frank"

Dodd-Frank one year later: the public company executive compensation, governance and disclosure provisions
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2011

One year ago today, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”