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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…

It’s been 12 years in the making, but the SEC has finally released rules to implement the “pay versus performance” disclosure required by Section 953(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act. The new disclosure of the relationship between executive compensation “actually paid” and financial performance is required to be included in proxy statements or information statements for fiscal years ending on or after December 16, 2022 and is therefore effective for the upcoming 2023 proxy season. For a…

On August 26, 2020, the SEC adopted final amendments to Regulation S-K, which modernize certain disclosure requirements relating to description of business, legal proceedings and risk factors. The amendments include a new disclosure topic that will require registrants to describe their human capital resources, including any human capital measures or objectives that the registrant focuses on in managing the business, to the extent that such information is material to an understanding of the registrant’s business…