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District Court Dismisses Shareholder Claim That Equity Award Share Withholding Triggers Section 16(b) Liability
While an encouraging development, this decision is now on appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and there are similar unresolved complaints in other jurisdictions.
United States
22 Jun 2017
A Critical Assessment Of The Reporting And Disclosure Rules Applicable To Executive Compensation
On November 9, 2016 Andrew Liazos presented at the New York City Bar. He discussed innovative approaches used by public companies during the 2016 proxy season for disclosing executive compensation practices.
United States
30 Dec 2016
Compensation And Proxy Litigation And The Latest Delaware Cases
The 2016 proxy season continues to illustrate that compensation issues remain at the forefront, especially where companies have activist investors.
United States
1 Jul 2016
Recent Case Law Suggests Corporations Should Implement Limits On Director Equity Awards
Recent case law suggests that corporations should consider implementing limits on director equity awards similar to those implemented for executives.
United States
14 Sep 2015
View From McDermott: SEC Proposes New Pay Versus Performance Disclosure Rules
On April 29, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), by a three-to-two vote, proposed new rules that would prescribe new mandatory pay-versus-performance disclosure.
United States
24 Jun 2015
SEC Proposed Hedging Transaction Disclosure Rules
Much attention has been given to recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rulemaking under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...
United States
6 May 2015
Council Of Institutional Investors Adopts Policy Against Automatic Acceleration Of Unvested Equity Awards On A Change In Control
On April 1, 2015, the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), a shareholder rights advocacy group, adopted a policy opposing the automatic vesting of unvested equity awards on a change in control at public companies.
United States
13 Apr 2015
ISS And Glass Lewis Update Proxy Voting Guidelines For 2015
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC, issued their respective annual updates to their proxy voting guidelines on November 6, 2014.
United States
14 Nov 2014
Public Company Priorities For The New Year
Looking ahead to 2013, directors, executives and general counsel of public companies can take some solace from the fact that 2012 was not a year in which a large number of significant new disclosure rules or governance requirements were adopted by the SEC or the stock exchanges as had regularly been the case in the prior 10 years.
United States
31 Dec 2012
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