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Avoiding Director Pay Litigation Roundtable
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...
United States
7 Feb 2017
How To Avoid Director Pay Litigation
In the last few years, Delaware courts have issued several rulings in lawsuits involving complaints of excessive compensation to non-employee directors
United States
17 Oct 2016
Ed Batts Authors Article On Limits To Director Compensation
Ed Batts, Global Co-Head of Orrick's M&A and Private Equity team, has authored an article on how recent decisions by the Delaware courts have placed limits on director compensation.
United States
13 Sep 2016
The Delaware Plaintiff's Bar Mines A New Vein Of Liability: Limits On Director Compensation
Compensation committees composed of independent outside directors were created as the check-and-balance guardians against management compensation engorgement.
United States
7 Sep 2016
SEC Pay Ratio Rules — A Recipe For Compliance And Model Disclosure
In August 2015, the SEC adopted its final pay ratio disclosure rules, implementing the pay ratio disclosure requirement in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Rules").
United States
3 May 2016
Summary Of ISS 2016 Policy Announcements
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) issued new U.S. voting policies and an updated Equity Plan Scorecard FAQ, both effective for annual shareholder meetings occurring on or after February 1, 2016.
United States
30 Nov 2015
SEC Pay Ratio Rules: A Recipe For Compliance And Model Disclosure
This alert explains step-by-step how to comply with the final rules and concludes with a model disclosure.
United States
24 Aug 2015
The Boss Makes HOW Much More Than Me? SEC Issues Final Pay Ratio Rule
In the years since the SEC began working on the rule, it has attracted an intense measure of both public scrutiny and advocacy, drawing more than 286,000 public comments.
United States
14 Aug 2015
SEC Adopts Rule For Pay Ratio Disclosure
On August 5, the SEC adopted a final rule that requires a public company to disclose the ratio of the compensation of its CEO to the median compensation of its employees.
United States
12 Aug 2015
A Plain English Guide To The SECs Compensation Clawback Rules
Technically, adopting a recovery policy is not necessary until 60 days after the exchanges' listing standards become effective.
United States
27 Jul 2015
SEC Proposes Rules Requiring Companies To Adopt Clawback Policies On Executive Compensation
The proposed rules would also require disclosure of listed companies' recovery policies, and their actions under those policies.
United States
8 Jul 2015
Pay Ratio Rule Continues Down Slow Road After Public Senatorial Scolding
Based on the most current September 2013 version of the proposed rule, the pay ratio companies generate and disclose will be deemed "filed" not "furnished."
United States
15 Jun 2015
Pay For Performance Table And Best Proxy Disclosure
The SEC recently released its proposed "pay for performance" rules under one of the last remaining executive compensation requirements mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
25 May 2015
IRS Limits Correction Opportunities Under Section 409A
In Chief Counsel Advice 201518013 (May 1, 2015) (the "CCA"), the IRS addresses an executive retention bonus that originally vested after three years and was payable in equal instalments...
United States
19 May 2015
SEC Proposes Rules To Require Disclosure Regarding The Relationship Between Executive Pay And Company Financial Performance
On April 29, the Securities and Exchange Commission published proposed rules that would require companies to disclose the relationship between executive compensation and the financial performance of the company...
United States
5 May 2015
PRA Issues Policy Statement On Bonus Clawback
The Prudential Regulation Authority issued a policy statement in respect of responses received to its consultation on proposals to extend the Remuneration Code.
7 Aug 2014
High Tax Rates Spur The Allure Of Deferred Compensation
There are a number of reasons why executives choose to defer the payment of current compensation under a nonqualified deferred compensation plan.
United States
26 Jun 2014
FORUM: Executive Compensation - Recent Developments And Best Practices
FW moderates a discussion on executive compensation and best practices.
United States
9 May 2014
Bonus Cap For Bank Staff Introduced
In Germany, remuneration of managers in general has increasingly come into public and political focus.
6 Nov 2013
European Banking Authority Publishes Responses To Consultation Paper On The Definition Of Material Risk Takers For Remuneration Purposes
The European Banking Authority published a list of responses received to its May 2013 consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards on criteria to identify categories of staff whose professional activities have a material impact on an institution’s risk.
United States
3 Sep 2013
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