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Christopher Guldberg

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Companies preparing CEO pay ratio disclosure for the 2018 proxy season should not assume they will be able to rely on the Privacy Exemption with regard to gathering information about non-US employees. For a summary of the key provisions of the SEC’s final CEO pay ratio disclosure rule and the limited exemptions provided for non-US employees, see Baker McKenzie’s recent client alert. Invoking these exceptions will likely be difficult in practice. Companies should, however, generally be…

The establishment of prudent processes is a fundamental element of appropriately discharging fiduciary duties under ERISA.  Where a committee acts as the primary plan fiduciary, a written committee charter will typically form the basis for all committee operations.  The committee charter effectively provides the “by-laws” and operating guidelines that will govern how the committee discharges its obligations. The Charter’s Role Charters will typically address how committee members will be appointed and replaced, term limits, quorum,…