Public Company Adviser - February 2013: New Listing Standards Affect Compensation Committees

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In January 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved new NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards addressing the independence of compensation committees and their advisers.

In this edition of the Public Company Advisor, we provide a brief overview of the new NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards requiring an assessment of compensation adviser independence. We then provide summaries of the new NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards related to compensation committee independence and compensation committee charters, including suggestions for implementing the new requirements.

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Topics:  Compensation Committee, Compensation Consultant, Executive Compensation, Independence Rules, Listing Standards, Nasdaq, NYSE, SEC

Published In: Business Organization Updates, Securities Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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