Supreme Court Justices Scalia and Thomas indicated that the High Court may at some point consider a question regarding the application of insider trading law in criminal cases and the deference due, if any, to the...more
The Commission announced its largest whistleblower action this week – an award to a person overseas of over $30 million.
The agency also filed a series of actions this week....more
Clawbacks have been around for more than a decade.
- Beginning in 2002, Sarbanes-Oxley required CEOs and CFOs to reimburse incentive or equity compensation received or profits from the sale of company securities during...more
Executive compensation is a topic that just won’t go away, particularly with pay disparity and pay for performance regulations still looming. We highlight below some of the matters directors should be considering as they...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission held its annual SEC Speaks program in Washington, D.C. on February 22-23, 2013. In the postfinancial crisis, post-Dodd-Frank world, it is clear that the Commission and its staff are...more
As the landscape surrounding proxy materials and annual report disclosures continues to shift, it is important for public companies to anticipate such changes and ensure they are best positioned to respond. Below is a summary...more
On November 13, 2012, a federal district court in Austin, Texas, denied a motion to dismiss in the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Section 304 clawback suit against two former executives of...more
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