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2016 Proxy Season Field Guide

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

The 2016 proxy season occurs in an environment of heightened shareholder activism and an ever-increasing focus on compensation and corporate governance disclosures. This Proxy Season Field Guide provides you with an overview...more

Emerging Growth Company IPO Filings Initially Embrace JOBS Act's Reduced Executive Compensation Disclosure Requirements

On April 5, 2012, the President signed into law the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act” (JOBS Act). The JOBS Act also allows small businesses to harness “crowdfunding,” expands “mini-public offerings,” and streamlines the...more

House Passes JOBS Act—Legislation Would Facilitate Public and Private Capital Formation by Emerging Growth Companies

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that, if approved by the Senate and enacted into law, would allow companies to raise capital more easily in both the private and public markets. On March 8, 2012, the...more

Corporate and Securities Alert - “Say on Pay” Final Rules

by Fenwick & West LLP on

On January 25, 2011, the SEC issued final rules (“Final Rules”) designed to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act relating to shareholder approval of executive compensation and golden parachute compensation arrangements....more

SEC Adopts “Say on Pay” Rules for Public Companies

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

On January 25, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted by a 3-2 vote final rules on say on pay, say on frequency and say on golden parachutes advisory votes, which give shareholders of public companies a voice on...more

Corporate and Securities Alert: “Say on Pay” Rules Proposed

by Fenwick & West LLP on

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. We believe...more

Dodd-Frank Act Means No Summer Vacation for Compensation Committees

While the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) is largely directed at reforms within the financial services industry, Congress did not miss its opportunity to adopt regulations on...more

Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act - Key Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Provisions

by Foley Hoag LLP on

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act), arguably the most far-reaching package of financial regulatory reforms since the New Deal....more

The Dodd-Frank Act: Non-Binding “Say-on-Pay” at Public Companies

by Foley Hoag LLP on

Among the many elements of the massive Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act are provisions applicable to public companies requiring defined “say-on-pay” votes. These are shareholder votes on *executive...more

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