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Our lawyers produce a wealth of substantive, timely and practical resource materials for our clients and friends of the firm. Listed separately below are client memos and alerts, articles and books, and podcasts.
May 3, 2011 Say-on-Pay: An Interim Report
Client Memorandum
April 1, 2011 SEC Proposes Independence Rules for Compensation Committees and Advisers
Client Memorandum
March 31, 2011 Federal Agencies Finalize Proposed Interagency Rule on Incentive-Based Compensation for Financial Institutions
Client Newsflash
March 18, 2011 SEC Proposal Clarifies No Change to “Beneficial Ownership” Rules for Swaps
Client Newsflash
March 3, 2011 Federal Agencies Propose Interagency Rule on Incentive-Based Compensation for Financial Institutions
Client Memorandum
January 27, 2011 SEC Adopts Final Say-on-Pay and Golden Parachute Rules
Client Memorandum
January 20, 2011 Considerations for 2010 Form 10-Ks and 2011 Proxy Statements
Client Memorandum
November 17, 2010 Davis Polk Submits Two Comment Letters to the SEC on Key Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance Rulemaking
Client Newsflash
October 20, 2010 SEC Proposes Say-on-Pay Rules for Companies and Proxy Vote Reporting Rules for Investment Managers
Client Memorandum
September 16, 2010 Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Private Equity Funds, Hedge Funds and Their Investment Advisers
Private Equity Newsletter
July 21, 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Preliminary Assessment of Provisions Effective Immediately or Very Soon After Enactment
Client Memorandum
July 9, 2010 Summary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Passed by the House of Representatives on June 30, 2010
Client Memorandum
July 9, 2010 Davis Polk Regulatory Implementation Slides
Client Memorandum
June 28, 2010 Bank Supervisory Agencies’ Final Guidance: Aligning Incentive Compensation with Safety and Soundness Concerns
Client Memorandum
June 2, 2010 Financial Reform Side-by-Side Comparison Chart – Key Senate and House Bill Issues
Client Memorandum
May 22, 2010 Summary of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, Passed by the Senate on May 20, 2010
Client Memorandum
May 21, 2010 Senate Bill Passed: Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Changes Would Affect All US Public Companies
Client Memorandum
March 17, 2010 Summary of the March 15, 2010 Draft of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, Introduced by Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT)
Client Memorandum
March 16, 2010 Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation in the New Dodd Bill: Implications for All US Public Companies
Client Memorandum
January 13, 2010 The FDIC Seeks Public Comment on Whether to Incorporate Compensation Programs into the Risk-Based Deposit Insurance Assessment System
Client Newsflash
January 7, 2010 The SEC’s New Corporate Governance and Compensation Disclosure Requirements
Client Memorandum
December 16, 2009 SEC Adopts Additional Compensation and Corporate Governance Disclosure for 2010 Proxy Season
Client Memorandum
December 15, 2009 Summary of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Passed by the House of Representatives, December 11, 2009
Client Memorandum
December 2, 2009 Preparing for the 2010 Proxy Season: RiskMetrics Updates Voting Policies
Client Memorandum
November 17, 2009 Dodd Bill Would Affect Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Processes for All US Public Companies
Client Memorandum
November 13, 2009 Summary of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009, Introduced by Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) November 10, 2009 Discussion Draft
Client Memorandum
October 27, 2009 Federal Reserve Proposed Guidance: Aligning Incentive Compensation with Safety and Soundness Concerns
Client Memorandum
July 29, 2009 SEC Charges Perry Capital with Disclosure Violations in Connection with Alleged Vote Buying
Client Newsflash
July 20, 2009 Treasury Seeks Legislation to Enact Say on Pay and Compensation Committees Changes for All U.S. Public Companies
Client Newsflash
July 17, 2009 Additional Compensation and Corporate Governance Disclosure Requirements for 2010 Proxy Season
Client Memorandum
July 1, 2009 SEC Eliminates Broker Discretionary Vote for Director Elections in 2010, Proposes "Better" Proxy Disclosures and Codifies TARP Recipients "Say on Pay"
Client Newsflash
June 17, 2009 Treasury Regulations Governing Compensation for TARP Participants
Client Memorandum
June 11, 2009 Obama Administration to Push for Legislation Mandating Say on Pay and Additional Independence Standards for Compensation Committee For All U.S. Public Companies
Client Newsflash
April 21, 2009 General Counsel Update
Beneath the Hype: Notes on Key Executive Compensation Issues
April 7, 2009 Current Congressional Efforts to Restrict Compensation of TARP Participants
Client Memorandum
March 25, 2009 The Public-Private Investment Program
Client Memorandum
February 26, 2009 "Say on Pay" Now a Reality for TARP Participants
Client Memorandum
February 17, 2009 Compensation Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Client Memorandum
February 9, 2009 More Executive Compensation Restrictions Are Included in the Senate Stimulus Bill Expected to Pass Tomorrow
Client Memorandum
February 6, 2009 New Executive Compensation Restrictions Under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
Client Memorandum
January 28, 2009 Considerations for Drafting the 2009 Proxy Statement
Client Memorandum
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