Mondaq USA: Corporate/Commercial Law > Executive Remuneration
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 14, 2016, ESMA published two sets of final Guidelines on Sound Remuneration Policies under the Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities Directive and the Alternative Investment Funds Management Directive.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In In re Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc. 855 F.3d 459 (2d Cir. 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court order subordinating the claims of former Lehman Bros.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The Delaware Court of Chancery recently provided directors of Delaware corporations with a clear guideline to fend off stockholder challenges to awards they make to themselves under a stockholder-approved compensation plan.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Amid the fallout from the scandals at Enron, Worldcom and numerous other companies has been a renewed focus on corporate compensation practices.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Financial Stability Board ("FSB") and IOSCO held a roundtable discussion to examine compensation practices in the securities sector
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
SEC Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar issued a public statement on February 6, 2017 requesting input on any unexpected challenges that companies have experienced as they prepare for compliance with the CEO pay ratio rule, . . .
Orrick
Jon Ocker and J.T. Ho of Orrick's Compensation & Benefits Team, Alex Talarides of the Securities Litigation Team and Mark Borges, Principal at Compensia, Inc., joined together on November 9, 2016...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Delaware Chancery Court judge last week dismissed a derivative complaint seeking to recover a $10 million severance payment made to a corporation's former CEO because he found that plaintiff shareholder failed...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Executive compensation will continue to be a hot topic for directors in 2017, especially given that public companies will soon have to start complying with the CEO pay ratio disclosure rules.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") has issued updated proxy voting guidelines, including an update to guidelines related to director compensation and the equity plan scorecard.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The surcharge provision will apply to all publicly traded companies otherwise covered by the city's Business License Tax, regardless of whether the company is headquartered in Portland.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their respective proxy voting guidelines.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The CD&Is further clarify that companies cannot use hourly or annual rates of pay as the sole CACM.
Foley Hoag LLP
The C&DIs focus primarily on the use of a "consistently applied compensation measure" ("CACM") to identify the median annual compensation of all employees except the chief executive officer.
Foley Hoag LLP
As issuers prepare for the pay ratio disclosures that will be required with respect to fiscal years beginning on or after January 1, 2017, the Division of Corporation Finance issued new C&DIs on October 18, 2016...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Accordingly, companies with a December 31 fiscal year-end must present the pay ratio disclosures beginning with their Form 10-Ks or proxy statements filed in 2018.
Ropes & Gray LLP
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.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Governor's action followed the investigative report by a Charleston newspaper that, over the last several years, the board had incurred over $560,000 in food, beverages and hotel expenses.
Orrick
In the last few years, Delaware courts have issued several rulings in lawsuits involving complaints of excessive compensation to non-employee directors
Andrews Kurth LLP
Negotiating executive employment contracts is an art and can be rewarding—two parties entering into a relationship with a positive view toward the future.
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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Executive compensation will continue to be a hot topic for directors in 2017, especially given that public companies will soon have to start complying with the CEO pay ratio disclosure rules.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
SEC Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar issued a public statement on February 6, 2017 requesting input on any unexpected challenges that companies have experienced as they prepare for compliance with the CEO pay ratio rule, . . .
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Amid the fallout from the scandals at Enron, Worldcom and numerous other companies has been a renewed focus on corporate compensation practices.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Accordingly, companies with a December 31 fiscal year-end must present the pay ratio disclosures beginning with their Form 10-Ks or proxy statements filed in 2018.
Orrick
In the last few years, Delaware courts have issued several rulings in lawsuits involving complaints of excessive compensation to non-employee directors
Foley Hoag LLP
As issuers prepare for the pay ratio disclosures that will be required with respect to fiscal years beginning on or after January 1, 2017, the Division of Corporation Finance issued new C&DIs on October 18, 2016...
Orrick
Jon Ocker and J.T. Ho of Orrick's Compensation & Benefits Team, Alex Talarides of the Securities Litigation Team and Mark Borges, Principal at Compensia, Inc., joined together on November 9, 2016...
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The Delaware Court of Chancery recently provided directors of Delaware corporations with a clear guideline to fend off stockholder challenges to awards they make to themselves under a stockholder-approved compensation plan.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Governor's action followed the investigative report by a Charleston newspaper that, over the last several years, the board had incurred over $560,000 in food, beverages and hotel expenses.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their respective proxy voting guidelines.
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