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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
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
Section 162(m) Final Regulations Clarify Requirements For Exemptions To $1 Million Deduction Limitation
Section 162(m) generally limits to $1 million the amount that a public company can annually deduct with respect to remuneration paid to certain covered employees.
United States
8 Apr 2015
SEC Proposes Disclosure Rule for Hedging Transactions by Directors, Officers and Employees
The proposed rule would not require a public company to prohibit hedging type transactions.
United States
25 Feb 2015
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
ISS Updates Proxy Voting Guidelines For 2012
ISS has released its annual update to its proxy voting guidelines for the 2012 proxy season.
United States
30 Nov 2011
The Effects of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Law on Executive Compensation: What You Need to Know
Early planning for the 2011 proxy season will be needed to address the increased scrutiny of executive compensation that will result under the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
United States
22 Jul 2010
Financial Reform Bill Could Require Companies to Recover "Excess" Incentive-Based Compensation from Executive Officers in Connection with a Restatement
Section 954 appears to be aimed at protecting shareholders, however, if enacted, it may actually harm shareholders in several ways, including by forcing them to bear the costs of unnecessary, excessive and potentially unsuccessful litigation.
United States
27 May 2010
Removal Of Tax Gross-Ups Results In Heightened Sensitivity To Golden Parachute Rules In Corporate Transactions
A sensitive issue in many corporate transactions is whether amounts to be paid to a target's executives will be treated as golden parachute payments for tax purposes.
United States
2 Mar 2010
Effects Of The New Compensation And Corporate Governance Rules On The 2010 Proxy Season
On December 16, 2009, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules that augment and revise the compensation and corporate governance disclosure requirements applicable to U.S. public companies.
United States
20 Jan 2010
Treasury Department And SEC Announce New Executive Compensation Initiatives
The guidance applies to all public companies, including those that participate in TARP.
United States
16 Jun 2009
Responding To Riskmetrics´ Updated Corporate Governance Voting Guidelines For The 2009 Proxy Season
The 2009 Updates reflect the unprecedented volatility in the equity markets, the ongoing credit crisis, and increased scrutiny by investors as well as the U.S. federal government on executive compensation and oversight of corporate risk.
United States
6 Feb 2009
U.S. Public Companies Advised to Prepare Now for Revamped SEC Executive Compensation Disclosure Requirements
On January 27, 2006, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed significant changes to the rules governing public company disclosure of executive and director compensation arrangements and related party transactions.
United States
2 Jun 2006
Update on IRS Exempt Organization Compensation Review
In public comments made earlier this week, senior Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials shared a series of significant observations arising from the IRS' current focus on exempt organization executive compensation arrangements.
United States
5 Dec 2005
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