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The Supreme Court Sides With The Department Of Labor In "Rulemaking" Challenge
The U.S. Supreme Court handed the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) a victory in a battle over whether the agency's reversal of its stance on the exempt status of mortgage loan officers was subject to public notice and comment.
United States
13 Mar 2015
The Whistleblower Improvement Act: New Legislation Takes Aim At Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Bounty Provisions
A year after the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") became law, its new whistleblower incentive and protection provisions are under scrutiny and challenge.
United States
26 Jul 2011
Dodd-Frank And The SEC Final Rule: From Protected Employee To Bounty Hunter
The whistleblower and bounty hunter provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") make internal auditing, reporting and compliance programs more important than ever for covered employers.
United States
8 Jul 2011
SEC Issues Proposed Rules Regarding Incentive-Based Compensation Arrangements For Certain Financial Institutions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released proposed rules on March 2, 2011, in connection with provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that prohibit "covered financial institutions" from providing incentive-based compensation that encourages inappropriate risks, by providing either excessive compensation or incentives that could lead to material financial loss to the institution.
United States
25 Mar 2011
Mandatory Shareholder Approval Of Executive Compensation: SEC Releases Final Rules On "Say on Pay"
The recently enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") mandates, for publicly traded companies, shareholder advisory votes on compensation packages provided to top executives and on "golden parachute" packages payable in connection with corporate transactions.
United States
7 Mar 2011
Cementing a Trend: Financial Reform Act Dramatically Expands Whistleblower Protections
The newly enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("DFA") (H.R. 4173), signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010, not only creates sweeping new whistleblower protections for employees in the financial services industry, but also significantly broadens existing whistleblower protections far beyond the financial services industry.
United States
4 Aug 2010
Executive Compensation and the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (H.R. 4173) (the "Act"), which is intended "to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system" and "to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers from abusive financial services practices, and for other purposes."
United States
26 Jul 2010
Third Time A Charm? The FEHC Further Refines Draft Regulations As Employers Prepare For The 2007 Training Year
At its August 29, 2006, meeting, the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission issued revisions to its second set of draft regulations issued in this past June.
United States
12 Sep 2006
Toward The End of the French Exception?: Overcoming the Challenges of Establishing a Global "Whistleblower" Hotline
Publicly-traded companies covered by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX") – the U.S. corporate-governance law enacted in the wake of scandals such as Enron Corp. - are required to make available to employees an anonymous whistleblower reporting system (commonly called a hotline).
United States
9 Dec 2005
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