Tag: pay-ratio disclosure rules

Reputation management experts advise how to manage a company’s reputation in light of pay-ratio disclosure

by Cydney Posner Even though pay-ratio disclosure will not need to appear in proxy statements before 2018, companies are still starting to fret about how their ratios will compare with their peers and whether an unseemly gap might be detrimental to their reputations and unsettle their work forces.  In this […]

In adopting pay-ratio rules, is the SEC just a mime pushing on the sides of an imaginary box?

by Cydney Posner At an open meeting this morning, SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher contended that, in its  efforts to adopt pay-ratio rules that conform to the Dodd-Frank mandate, the SEC was just putting itself in a box – viewing the Dodd-Frank mandate as so prescriptive that the SEC could only […]

SEC to adopt pay-ratio rules without broad exclusions, reports WSJ

by Cydney Posner The SEC may adopt final pay-ratio rules, mandated by Dodd-Frank, possibly as early as next week.  More significantly, according to the WSJ, the final rules will be adopted “without broad exclusions sought by companies.” The pay-ratio proposal requires most public companies to disclose the relationship of CEO pay […]

How many hours does it take to create pay-ratio rules?

by Cydney Posner The WSJ is reporting that the SEC staff has spent an aggregate of 7,196 hours since 2011 working on the development of the still-in-the-proposal-stage pay-ratio disclosure rules required under Dodd-Frank.  According to a letter from SEC Chair Mary Jo White to the House Financial Services Committee, that […]