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IRS Filing And Reporting Requirements For ISO Exercises And ESPP Stock Transfers
This client alert is intended to remind you of certain 2017 year-end reporting requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code), with respect to stock issued to employees ...
United States
16 Jan 2018
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IRS Filing And Reporting Requirements For ISO Exercises And ESPP Stock Transfers - January 12, 2018
This client alert is intended to remind you of certain 2017 year-end reporting requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code)...
United States
15 Jan 2018
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Executive Compensation And Employee Benefits Alert: 2015 IRS Filing And Reporting Requirements For ISO Exercises And ESPP Stock Transfers
This Client Alert is intended to remind you of certain year-end reporting requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
United States
6 Jan 2016
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Executive Compensation Alert: SEC Proposes "Clawback" Rules For Executive Compensation
These proposed rules are mandated by Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and are the last of the compensation-related rules required by the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
8 Jul 2015
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Executive Compensation Alert: SEC Proposes Pay Versus Performance Rules
The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed new rules required by Section 953(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act that would require companies to disclose the relationship between compensation actually paid to executives and the financial performance of the company.
United States
1 May 2015
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Executive Compensation Alert: IRS Releases Final Section 162(m) Regulations
Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "Code") denies a tax deduction to a public company if the compensation paid to its chief executive officer and three other highest compensated officers (other than the chief financial officer) for a given year exceeds one million dollars for its taxable year.
United States
18 Apr 2015
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New ISS "QuickScore 2.0" And Verification Of ISS Data By February 7, 2014
On January 27, 2014, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released its Governance QuickScore 2.0 technical document outlining key changes to the governance scoring model for QuickScore 2.0 for 2014.
United States
5 Feb 2014
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SEC Proposes Rule To Disclose CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio ("Pay-Ratio Rule")
The Securities and Exchange Commission narrowly voted in favor of proposing a rule that would require public companies to compare their chief executive officer’s compensation with that of all of its employees and disclose this pay ratio in certain public filings.
United States
26 Sep 2013
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Executive Compensation And Corporate And Securities Alert: SEC Proposes Rule To Disclose CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio ("Pay-Ratio Rule")
The Securities and Exchange Commission narrowly voted in favor of proposing a rule that would require public companies to compare their chief executive officer's compensation with that of all of its employees and disclose this pay ratio in certain public filings.
United States
25 Sep 2013
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Executive Compensation And Corporate And Securities Alert: SEC Adopts NYSE And Nasdaq Rules Relating To Compensation Committees And Compensation Consultants
The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the equity listing standards proposed by the NYSE and Nasdaq, as amended regarding compensation committee independence criteria and compensation adviser independence criteria, which are required under Dodd-Frank Act Section 952.
United States
5 Feb 2013
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SEC Adopts NYSE And Nasdaq Rules Relating To Compensation Committees And Compensation Consultants
The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the equity listing standards proposed by the NYSE and Nasdaq, as amended, regarding compensation committee independence criteria and compensation adviser independence criteria, which are required under Dodd-Frank Act Section 952.
United States
4 Feb 2013
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162(M) And Treatment Of Dividends And Dividend Equivalents-IRS Clarifies
The Internal Revenue Service issued Revenue Ruling 2012-19 to clarify the treatment of dividends and dividend equivalents on equity that qualifies as performance-based compensation under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code").
United States
10 Sep 2012
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Executive Compensation Alert: 162(m) And Treatment Of Dividends And Dividend Equivalents-IRS Clarifies
The Internal Revenue Service issued Revenue Ruling 2012-19 to clarify the treatment of dividends and dividend equivalents on equity that qualifies as performance-based compensation.
United States
7 Sep 2012
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ISS Issues Policy Updates For 2012 Proxy Season
On November 17, 2011, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released updates to its proxy voting guidelines. The updated policies will apply to all publicly-traded companies holding shareholder meetings on or after February 1, 2012.
United States
6 Dec 2011
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New IRS Filing and Reporting Requirements for ISO Exercises and ESPP Stock Transfers
This Client Alert is intended to remind you of certain year-end reporting requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), with respect to stock issued to employees (or former employees) upon exercise of an incentive stock option (an "ISO") or transferred under a tax-qualified employee stock purchase plan (an "ESPP") and inform you of new Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") filing requirements for transactions that occurred in 2010.
United States
26 Jan 2011
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"Say on Pay" Rules Proposed
The SEC has released a rule proposal ("Proposal") designed to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act relating to shareholder approval of executive compensation and golden parachute compensation arrangements.
United States
1 Nov 2010
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The Dodd-Frank Act: Provisions Affecting Corporate Governance And Executive Compensation Disclosures For All Public Companies
On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. This legislation is primarily focused on bank reform — regulation and resolution of financial companies that pose systemic risk, banking regulatory reform, regulation of derivatives, and consumer financial protection.
United States
23 Jul 2010
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Executive Compensation Alert: The Trump Card in the GRId Game
RMG’s New Rating Process - GRId. RiskMetrics Group, Inc. ("RMG") recently released a new corporate governance rating system, Governance Risk Indicators ("GRId"), which replaced RMG’s Corporate Governance Quotient system ("CGQ").
United States
14 Jul 2010
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New Act Would Require Public Company Executive Compensation Disclosures and Corporate Governance Changes
On June 25, 2010, the House-Senate Conference Committee released the text of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act").
United States
9 Jul 2010
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Executive Compensation Alert: IRS Tax Notice - Final Regulations Under Section 6039
On November 16, 2009, the IRS issued final regulations relating to the return and information statement requirements under Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code").
United States
21 Dec 2009
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