Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Say-on-Pay

On January 25, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted final "Shareholder Approval of Executive Compensation and Golden Parachute Compensation" rules, which are effective for annual meetings of shareholders conducted on or after January 21, 2011. Also known as "Say-on-Pay," the final rules address three separate shareholder votes mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and several proxy disclosures surrounding these votes. Click here for our firm's complete advisory


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