Executive compensation for emerging and public companies. Author, Executive Compensation for Emerging Growth Companies. Substantial IPO design experience

SEC Proposes Hedging Rules for Annual Proxy

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On February 15, 2015 the SEC proposed its hedging rule in accordance with Dodd Frank.  As of June 16, 2015 the rule has not become final.  The proposed guidance does not prohibit hedging... READ MORE

SEC Guidance on Pay vs Performance

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DODD-FRANK added new subsection (j) to Section 14 of the Exchange Act of 1934, directing the SEC to adopt a rule requiring a description of the relationship between actual executive compensation and the... READ MORE

Brief Summary of 2015 Proxy Items

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Still pending SEC actions based on Dodd-Frank: Claw backs – Discovery’s implementation of a claw back policy in 2011 anticipated increased requirements Hedging Pay for performance Pay Ratio – Set to be effective... READ MORE