Tag Archives: CEO Pay Ratio

Potential Regulatory Relief – Financial CHOICE Act 2.0

The CHOICE Act is designed to rewrite many of the rules and provisions contained in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protect Act (“Dodd-Frank”). The proposed legislation was passed on a party-line vote of 34-26 and has advanced to the full House for a vote at some future date. The legislation is expected to pass the House due to its Republican majority. Continue reading

SEC Opens Comment Period on CEO Pay Ratio Rule

Perhaps the most controversial rule regarding executive compensation in the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform legislation is the CEO pay ratio disclosure. This rule requires disclosure of the CEO’s pay to that of the company’s median employee. The SEC adopted final rules regarding the pay ratio disclosure requirement in calendar year 2015, and the requirement is scheduled to take effect with proxies filed in 2018. Continue reading

SEC Adopts Final Rules Regarding CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) staff has had a busy summer. Following the release of proposed rules and regulations regarding the CEO Pay for Performance and Clawback provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), the SEC on August 5, 2015 proposed final rules and regulations regarding the CEO pay ratio disclosure. The CEO pay ratio disclosure fulfills a further mandate of the Dodd-Frank legislation. Continue reading

CEO/Employee Pay Ratio Will Not Improve Corporate Governance

Highlights of Executive Compensation Opinion Survey of U.S. Company Directors New York, November 12, 2013 – A mere 18% of directors believe the SEC’s new CEO/median employee pay ratio disclosure will actually improve corporate governance, according to an opinion survey … Continue reading

SEC Releases Proposed CEO Pay Ratio Rules

After nearly three years, on September 18, 2013, the SEC issued proposed rules for one of the most contentious executive compensation provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act –CEO pay ratio disclosures. Continue reading

SEC Proposes Disclosure of CEO – Worker Pay Ratio

The CEO pay ratio, a previously outstanding major regulation mandated by Dodd-Frank, now has proposed rules. The SEC voted 3-2 Wednesday, September 18th, to propose rules that will require most public companies to disclose how their CEO's compensation compares with … Continue reading

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