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Updates Related to Key Performance Metrics and Executive Compensation

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The following is an update in which Attorney Mike Melbinger, Partner, Winston & Strawn, does the heavy lifting in reviewing ongoing interpretive releases issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the topic of Key Performance Metrics in Management’s Discussion and Analysis, the Financial Condition and Results of Operations (the “MD&A”).

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Unpacking Proposed Regulations by IRS and the Treasury Department on Changes to Section 162(m)

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Winston & Strawn Partner Michael Melbinger continues his analysis of the proposed regulations that have been issues by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Department on changes to Tax Code Section 162(m). The following article first appeared on the  Executive Compensation Blog on January 13, 2020, and is republished here with the author’s permission. #executivecomp #fulcrumpartners #IRS #162m

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Compensation Clawback Attempts and Unanticipated Outcomes

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The following article, originally published on the Executive Compensation Blog by Attorney Michael S. Melbinger, is republished here with permission.    Compensation Clawback Attempts Lead to Unintended Consequences   Just back from another excellent CompensationStandards.com/NASPP* Annual Conference. Among the many new and interesting topics explored was an issue related to compensation clawbacks, which recently has been thrust into prominence.  The …

Shareholder Submission of Proposals on Executive Compensation

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The annual deadline for shareholders of most companies to submit proposals on executive compensation is December. With the 4th quarter approaching, this blog post by Attorney Michael S. Melbinger provides timely insights. Company Must Include in Proxy Shareholder Proposal Limiting Future Equity Grants Written by Michael Melbinger, first published on the Executive Compensation Blog, 7-16-2019. Proxy season is essentially over, …

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Two Compensation Clawback Battles Heating Up

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We are always pleased to share the insights of Attorney Michael Melbinger, Winston & Strawn LLP. The following commentary was published on June 20, 2019, on the Executive Compensation Blog and is highly informative but does not constitute legal advice. The executive benefits consulting professionals at Fulcrum Partners advise you to always consult your own tax, legal, and accounting advisers. …

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Executive Compensation Professionals: Making Sense of EEO-1 Reporting Requirements

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As Michael Melbinger, Partner Winston & Strawn, LLP, observes, “This (Equal Employment Opportunity EEO-1 reporting requirements) may be out of the wheelhouse for executive compensation professionals.” Here are Mike’s timely insights: Will Employers be Required to Submit EEO-1 Hours and Pay Data by September 30, 2019? You almost certainly have seen the headlines screaming: Employers Must Submit EEO-1 Hours and …

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Executive Compensation Drafting Tips for Today’s Litigious World

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If you read the Deferred Compensation News, you know we regularly carry important insights from attorney Michael S. Melbinger, Winston Strawn. In his most recent blog, Mike shared two tips that employers should always consider in drafting executive compensation terms, releases, and related documents regarding an executive’s compensation. And of course, Fulcrum Partners always advises you to consult your own …

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409A Guidelines on Payment of Annual Incentive Bonus

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From our friends at Winston & Strawn LLP, and attorney Michael S. Melbinger:   Payment of Annual Incentive Bonus by March 15 Now that the madness of Code Section 409A has subsided in the deepest, darkest corners of the mind and new generations are coming into the compensation and legal professions whose minds were not infected with the madness, I …