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How To Structure A Secondary So It Doesn't Count As Compensation
As employee tender offers increase in frequency, so too has the scrutiny applied by auditors. Among the questions asked during these reviews: Is a buyback a straightforward sale of stock,
United States
11 Dec 2018
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NASDAQ Adopts Rule To Require Disclosure Of Third Party Compensation Of Directors
Nasdaq has released a new rule, Rule 5250(b)(3), which requires listed companies to disclose the material terms of all agreements and arrangements between entities other than the issuer and directors or nominees for director...
United States
28 Jul 2016
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ISS Peer Group Update Submission Period Open
ISS has announced that it will accept updates of changes to the peer group company lists for its Say on Pay voting recommendations for publicly traded companies that hold annual stockholder meetings between February 1, 2016, and September 15, 2016.
United States
2 Dec 2015
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Baby You Can Drive My Car… Or Corporate Jet: SEC Scrutiny Of Executive Compensation Perks Disclosures
The SEC continues to focus on accounting and disclosure violations, including in the area of executive perks disclosure in corporate proxy statements.
United States
23 Nov 2015
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SEC Issues Final CEO Pay Ratio Rule
On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") voted 3-2 to adopt the final "pay ratio" disclosure rule.
United States
18 Aug 2015
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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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ISS Issues Draft Policy Changes For 2014 Comments Due By October 29, 2014
On October 15, 2014, Institutional Shareholder Services published its draft policy changes for 2015 and opened a public comment period ending October 29, 2014.
United States
23 Oct 2014
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Section 83(b) Election - Better Safe Than Sorry
If you received or are about to receive restricted stock in connection with the performances of services, you should consider making a timely § 83(b) election in the US.
United States
10 Jun 2014
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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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'Tis The Season: Proxy Statements And Litigation Challenges To Compensation Disclosures
Over the past several months, plaintiffs' lawyers have stepped up attacks on executive compensation disclosures in proxy statements.
United States
11 Dec 2012
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ISS Proposed 2013 Proxy Voting Guidelines For Say-On-Pay
On October 18, 2012, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. ("ISS") released proposed updates to its voting policies for U.S. companies for the 2013 proxy season.
United States
1 Nov 2012
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Relief Period For Section 409A Release Timing Errors Expires On December 31, 2012 Action Needed
Non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements that are not exempt from Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), should be reviewed to ensure compliance with Section 409A’s rules governing the timing of release of claims.
United States
10 Oct 2012
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NYSE And Nasdaq Propose Rules Relating To Compensation Committees And Compensation Consultants
On June 20, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules to implement Dodd-Frank Act Section 952.
United States
5 Oct 2012
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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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SEC Adopts Final Rules For Determining Independence Of Compensation Committees And Compensation Consultants
On June 20, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted final rules ("Final Rules") to implement Dodd-Frank Act Section 952, requiring national securities exchanges to prohibit the initial or continued listing of any stock of a company that does not satisfy compensation committee independence criteria and compensation adviser independence criteria.
United States
2 Jul 2012
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