Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation in the New Dodd Bill: Implications for All US Public Companies
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The past 18 months have been witness to tremendous legislative and regulatory activity in the area of corporate governance and executive compensation. The 1,336-page Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (“2010 Dodd Bill”), introduced yesterday by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd, contains meaningful governance and executive compensation mandates that extend beyond financial institutions.