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SEC Adopts Final Hedging Disclosure Rule
In this Alert, we describe the scope and application of the final rule and offer some practical guidance for public companies.
United States
3 Jan 2019
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ISS And Glass Lewis Update Their Proxy Voting Guidelines For The 2019 Proxy Season
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their proxy voting guidelines
United States
4 Dec 2018
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IRS Provides New Rules Under Stricter $1 Million Tax Deduction Limit For Executive Compensation
In December 2017 Congress significantly broadened the Internal Revenue Code's $1 million deduction limitation under Section 162(m) for compensation paid to top public company executives by, ...
United States
24 Aug 2018
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ISS And Glass Lewis Update Their Proxy Voting Guidelines For The 2018 Proxy Season
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their respective proxy voting guidelines.
United States
29 Nov 2017
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ISS And Glass Lewis Update Their Proxy Voting Guidelines For The 2017 Proxy Season
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their respective proxy voting guidelines.
United States
30 Nov 2016
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SEC Issues Guidance On Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
On October 18, 2016, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued five new compliance and disclosure interpretations (C&DIs) regarding the pay ratio disclosure rule, which will require a public company to disclose the ratio of the CEO's compensation to the median compensation of its employees.
United States
22 Oct 2016
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Final Pay Ratio Rule
On August 5, 2015, the SEC voted 3 to 2 to adopt a final pay ratio rule.
United States
10 Aug 2015
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Putting Executive Pay At Risk: SEC Proposes Rules On Mandatory Clawback Policies
A clawback would be triggered when an issuer is required to prepare a restatement to correct an error that is material to previously issued financial statements.
United States
3 Jul 2015
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SEC Proposes Pay Versus Performance Disclosure Rules
On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, the SEC proposed rules on the disclosure of executive pay versus company performance.
United States
6 May 2015
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First Circuit Holds that Private Equity Fund May be Liable for Portfolio Company’s Multiemployer Plan Withdrawal Liability
In a decision (Sun Capital) with important implications for private equity sponsors, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has concluded that a private equity fund can be held liable for ERISA liabilities incurred by portfolio companies in which the fund has a sufficient stake
United States
27 Jul 2013
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ISS Publishes FAQs On Peer Group Selection Methodology And Seeks Input From Issuers On Changes To Self-Selected Peer Groups
On December 4, 2012, ISS published a set of FAQs on its methodology for selecting the 14 to 24 member peer group that it will use to evaluate a company’s executive compensation.
United States
13 Dec 2012
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ISS Releases 2013 Global Policy Updates
On November 16, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released its policy updates to its voting guidelines for the 2013 proxy season.
United States
20 Nov 2012
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Exchanges Propose Listing Standards For Compensation Committees And Compensation Adviser Independence
On September 25, 2012, the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq filed with the SEC proposed amendments to their listing requirements.
United States
2 Oct 2012
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Delaware Chancery Court Refuses To Grant Business Judgment Deference To Director Equity Awards Under Unbounded, Shareholder-Approved Equity Incentive Plan
In Seinfeld v. Slager, the Delaware Chancery Court gave a reduced level of deference to the Republic Services, Inc. board's decision to grant equity incentive awards to its own members under a shareholder-approved equity incentive plan.
United States
8 Aug 2012
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SEC Adopts Final Rules On Compensation Committee Listing Standards And Consultant Conflicts Of Interest
On June 20, the SEC adopted final rules implementing the provisions of Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
27 Jun 2012
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ISS Issues White Paper Outlining New Methodology For Evaluating Pay-For-Performance
On December 20th Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) issued a white paper outlining its new approach to evaluating pay-for-performance in 2012.
United States
 
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