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Executive Compensation Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Chairman’s Amendment Impacts Carried Interests, Private Company Stock Options and Restricted Stock Units

USA - November 8 2017 The November 6, 2017, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady’s Amendment to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 1, the...

Joseph M. Yaffe, Dmitriy Chelnitsky, Erica Schohn, Regina Olshan, Joseph M. Penko.


Executive Compensation Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The End of Executive Compensation As We Know It

USA - November 2 2017 If enacted, the newly proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would effectively put an end to many of the most widely used forms of executive compensation:...

Joseph M. Yaffe, Dmitriy Chelnitsky, Erica Schohn, Regina Olshan, Joseph M. Penko.


Surprise ISS Survey Results Reveal That Investors Intend to Use Pay Ratio Disclosures

USA - September 25 2017 Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released the results of its annual global benchmark voting policy survey on September 25, 2017. In a surprise...

Joseph M. Yaffe, Erica Schohn, Regina Olshan, Joseph M. Penko.


SEC and Staff Issue Welcome Guidance Introducing Flexibility and Practicality to Pay Ratio Rules

USA - September 25 2017 On September 21, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an interpretive release on the pay ratio disclosure requirements in...

Joseph M. Yaffe, Erica Schohn, Regina Olshan, Kristin M. Davis, Brian V. Breheny, Joseph M. Penko.


Potential Impact of Financial CHOICE Act on Corporate Governance and SEC Reporting and Disclosure Requirements

USA - June 9 2017 On June 8, 2017, the House of Representatives passed, by a 233-186 vote (with all Democrats and one Republican voting against), the Financial CHOICE...

Joseph M. Yaffe, Erica Schohn, Regina Olshan, Marc S. Gerber, Brian V. Breheny, Drew L. Pollekoff, Joseph M. Penko.