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Still on the Cards for the 2018 Proxy Season? CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 31 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s been a little over two years since the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted the final rule for the CEO pay ratio


Tax-Qualified Plans - Blessing or Curse?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

When granting equity awards, one of the most important questions is the tax effect of such awards. Granting awards that have a negative tax impact on


Regulatory and Legislative Developments in Executive Compensation: An Evolving Landscape
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 18 2017

Although to date, the new administration has not been successful in moving forward its legislative agenda, it has aggressively pursued its goal of


Think Your Employees' Equity Compensation Isn't Taxable in a Spinoff? Think Outside the US
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

Traditionally, US companies focused their attention on the tax treatment of US shareholders and employees holding equity compensation awards in


Do you need an investment policy for your retirement plans?
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 3 2017

Pursuant to Department of Labor guidance, a “statement of investment policy” provides fiduciaries responsible for plan investments with written


Arbitration. Vacatur. District court refuses to set aside arbitration award based on panel's document discovery rulings.
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

In Pershing, the defendant, Pershing LLC, sought to confirm an arbitration panel's decision that it was not liable to a consortium of Louisiana


Opportunity for Comment on IRS Tax Agenda and “Burdensome” Compensation-Related Tax Regulations
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

On April 21, 2017, the Trump Administration issued Executive Order 13789, which instructed the IRS to review all “significant tax regulations” issued


Bills in U.S. Congress Would Effectively Repeal DOL Fiduciary Rule
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 19 2017

Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) introduced the Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act (H.R. 2823) in the House and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduced the


Total Reward Statements and Equity Awards
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 6 2017

Starting a few years ago, many companies embraced the use of Total Reward Statements (TRS) in which they tried to summarize all of the different