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Month: December 2021

SEC Looking Out for Abuses of ‘Spring-Loaded Compensation’

“Spring-loaded compensation awards.” It just sounds cool, right? And if you’re a corporate executive, it is indeed. Spring-loaded awards refer to executive pay sweeteners in which companies provide the recipients with stock options in the b...

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Securities and Exchange Commission Gets Active on Voting Rights

With the most recent census and elections complete, legislatures in the 50 states have been digging into redistricting fights and other contentious voting rights matters. This month, the Securities and Exchange Commission decided to join th...

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