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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
"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
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
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
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
House Passes Executive Compensation Bill
On August 3, the House, led by Representative Barney Frank, passed the Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009 (H.R. 3269), which applies to public companies and would (i) give shareholders a “say on pay” by providing a nonbinding, advisory vote on the company’s pay practices for top executives (ii) give shareholders a nonbinding, advisory vote on “golden parachute” compensation in connection with a proxy filing for a change in control, (iii) provide for greater ind
United States
12 Aug 2009
Corporate Governance Reforms And Executive Compensation & The Perfect Storm
Over the next few months we are likely to witness the development of a "perfect storm" of corporate governance reforms and executive compensation changes at U.S. public companies.
United States
3 Jul 2009
Latest Restrictions On Compensation Of Executives At Financial Institutions Receiving Assistance Under The Troubled Asset Relief Program
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("ARRA") that became law on February 17, 2009, imposes new restrictions on compensation of certain executives at financial institutions.
United States
11 Mar 2009
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