New APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) from the SEC will make the financial disclosure data of EDGAR® companies more readily accessible to the public, which could accelerate stakeholder and consumer scrutiny of key topics including executive pay.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued cybersecurity guidance for retirement plans for the first time, which consisted of the following: (i) Cybersecurity Program Best Practices; (ii) Tips for Hiring a Service Provider; and (iii) Online Security Tips. The DOL has already started reviewing the cybersecurity programs of ERISA plan sponsors and fiduciaries as part of a new audit initiative.
This newsletter provides highlights of the DOL’s cybersecurity guidance and audit initiative, and provides recommended next steps for plan sponsors and fiduciaries in light of the uptick in cybersecurity inquiries by the DOL and recent incidences involving cybersecurity breaches of benefit plan data.
According to a May 24 Reuters article, stakeholders are speaking out on executive pay, with opposition to U.S. CEO pay at its highest ever.
Questions about employee compensation in a post-pandemic workplace are still front and center for workers and employers.
Organizations linking executive compensation with ESG goals (environmental, social and governance) are gaining shareholder support for their actions.
For public companies, the time to update executive compensation practices is now: Final regulations issued under IRC Section 162(m) and ARPA further expands class of covered employees.
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The Treasury & IRS have published final regulations on select aspects of tax on executive comp at tax-exempt organizations (Section 4960)
Recently executive compensation specialist, Attorney Mike Melbinger shared an in-depth look at what he appropriately termed, “what not to do” when it comes to a corporation awarding stock to its senior executives.