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On October 26, 2022, the SEC adopted its much-anticipated final clawback rules requiring U.S. listed issuers to: develop and implement a policy for the recovery of incentive-based compensation that is erroneously “received” by current and former executive officers during the three completed fiscal years immediately preceding the date that the issuer is required to prepare an accounting restatement (capturing both “Big R” and “Little R” restatements); andfile that policy as an annual report exhibit and…

In welcome news, Delaware recently amended its General Corporation Law (DGCL) to increase flexibility for delegating share award granting authority. The amendments became effective on August 1, 2022. The changes expand the elements of granting share awards that a board of directors may delegate, including, and most notably, the authority to determine the terms and conditions of the awards. If a board of directors wants to take advantage of the increased flexibility provided by the…