On December 13, the Delaware Supreme Court issued an opinion, In Re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, with significant implications for director compensation under equity incentive plans.
Stock prices drop significantly when companies fail to file Forms 10-Q and 10-K on a timely basis, even when management pledges to meet the extended deadlines afforded by Rule 12b-25, according to a recent study by researchers at New York University and the University of California at Berkeley.
A statement released by the SEC in connection with a recent accounting conference provides a useful and easily digestible recap of recent developments affecting all professionals involved in public company financial reporting.
While the current tax reform compromise announced December 13 may boost pay overall, it could also eliminate certain familiar compensation tax breaks for companies and their executives.
New proxy voting guidelines from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), issued November 16, include a new voting guideline on director pay.
The current wave of high-profile sexual harassment scandals is prompting rapid changes in workplaces far beyond Hollywood, according to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal. But sexual harassment is not the only type of workplace discrimination.
After the most expensive proxy fight in history, it appears that Nelson Peltz has narrowly won a seat on the board of consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G).
Steven Peikin, co-director of the SEC’s enforcement division, indicated the SEC would “drop the ‘broken windows’ strategy of pursuing many cases over even the smallest legal violations.”
The SEC’s enforcement division issued a report highlighting its priorities for the coming year and looking back at its enforcement actions during fiscal year 2017.
The SEC recently approved a new auditing standard aimed at enhancing the relevance and usefulness of the auditor’s report to investors.