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
Each proxy season seems to be getting more and more complicated in terms of the new requirements as to what both the SEC and shareholders expect and this year will be no exception.
According to David Lynn, Co-chair of...more
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
On October 18, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules on say on pay, say on frequency and say on golden parachutes votes to implement the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that give shareholders of public...more
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
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
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 compensation and increased communication and transparency for shareholders are among the hot-button issues in economic reform. One need only look to the discussions at the recent G20 London Summit or...more
On July 31, 2009, the House of Representatives passed the “Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009,” which would require advisory votes on executive compensation for public companies subject to...more
On July 16, 2009, as a part an effort to move the Obama Administration’s regulatory reform agenda forward, the Treasury Department delivered draft legislation to Congress that would require enhanced compensation committee...more
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