Tag Archives: Dodd-Frank

Dodd-Frank SEC Guidance Executive Compensation – Status

With all the rulemaking required under the Dodd-Frank Act, it can sometimes be hard to keep up with the status of the various rules.  Below is a handy chart that details the current status of the various executive compensation rulemakings.  […]

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Executive Compensation – 2012 Year-End Compliance and 2013 Planning

It’s that time of year again!  Time to ensure year-end executive compensation deadlines are satisfied and time to plan ahead for 2013.  Below is a checklist of selected executive compensation topics designed to help employers with this process. I.       2012 […]

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Proposed Changes to ISS Proxy Voting Policies

On October 16, 2012, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) issued for comment several proposed proxy voting policy changes.  The following would affect U.S. public companies: Board Matters Current Policy: Recommend vote against or withhold votes from the entire board (except new […]

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Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS ACT) Contains Executive Compensation Provisions

Update (2:45 PM): As expected, President Obama has signed the JOBS Act into law. The JOBS Act is expected to be signed by President Obama today. According to the Act, it is intended: To increase American job creation and economic […]

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Individual PTEs Dodd-Frank Act

Earlier this summer, the DOL issued a “FAQ on Credit Ratings and Individual Prohibited Transaction Exemptions”  concerning how Section 939A of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”) will impact prohibited transaction exemptions (“PTEs”) granted to […]

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