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April 06, 2017

Voluntary Severance Plans: Case on Point

By Mark Poerio

For employers wanting to thin their workforces, voluntary severance plans (VSPs) have the potential to create a win-win dynamic....
On March 23rd, the American Benefits Council submitted a comment letter to the SEC in order (1) to reiterate general opposition to the Dodd-Frank Act’s pay ratio disclosure rule; (2) to encourage the SEC to delay...
As a general matter, employers “win” when they seek to enforce stock plan terms that have been fairly disclosed -- and accepted -- by award recipients. ADP recently had such a victory, through a 3rd...
Last week, Equilar released two findings that public companies should consider when evaluating the compensation their directors receive....

October 28, 2016

2017 Proxy Season Reminder

By The Global Compensation, Benefits & ERISA Practice Group

In general, say-on-pay frequency votes last took place in 2011 – as you may recall, with the exception of smaller reporting companies (which generally are subject to more relaxed disclosure requirements), the initial rules became effective...

The ERISA and Global Benefits blog tracks executive compensation and employee developments both within the U.S. and globally. Our updates range from design and compliance matters, to litigation – with an emphasis on ERISA (the U.S. law governing employee benefits). We bring a legislative, regulatory, and business perspective to all matters.

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