Highlights: 2010 Dodd-Frank Initiatives

Law360, New York (January 13, 2011, 3:22 PM EST) -- The first part of 2010 was already an extremely active year at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission when, on July 21, President Barack Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This article is intended to briefly highlight some of the most relevant Dodd-Frank changes impacting issuers.

Shareholder Approval of Executive Compensation

Dodd-Frank requires an advisory shareholder vote on executive compensation for all public companies, expanding upon rules the SEC adopted in January applying to companies receiving TARP assistance. Thanks...
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