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Adopt-A-School Program: Investing In The Next Generation (Video)
The Adopt-a-School Program is an educational program run in five of the firm's offices around the country, where high-achieving high school juniors from low-income communities come to the firm once a month...
United States
9 Apr 2019
IRS Releases Preliminary Guidance On Certain Aspects Of The Amended Section 162(M) Provisions
The Internal Revenue Service has published Notice 2018-68 (the "Notice"), which provides long awaited, but limited guidance on the recent amendments to Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code ("Section 162(m)") by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "TCJA").
United States
4 Sep 2018
SEC Adopts Additional Guidance On CEO Pay Ratio Rule
The interpretive guidance also clarifies how companies can use internal records to identify the median employee.
United States
3 Oct 2017
Looking Ahead To The 2018 Proxy Season: Preparing For CEO Pay Ratio Rules Disclosure Requirements
As part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act enacted in July 2010, Congress directed the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt pay ratio disclosure ...
United States
25 Sep 2017
U.S. DOL Proposes Delay of Conflict of Interest Rule and Related Exemptions
On March 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a 60-day delay of the conflict of interest rule and related exemptions (currently set to be applicable on April 10, 2017).
United States
8 Mar 2017
Final DOL Fiduciary Rule – Q&As For Employers And Plan Sponsors On Investment Education
The U.S. Department of Labor issued its final rule defining who is a fiduciary of an employee benefit plan under the ERISA as a result of giving investment advice to a plan or its participants and beneficiaries.
United States
4 May 2016
California "Waiting Time Penalties" Are Not Wages For Federal Income Tax Purposes
Our colleagues over at Proskauer's ERISA Practice Center Blog have noted that a recent IRS information letter confirms that "waiting time penalties" paid under California law are not wages...
United States
4 May 2016
U.S. Department Of Labor Finalizes Fiduciary Definition And Conflict Of Interest Rule
On April 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its highly anticipated final rule addressing when a person is considered to be a fiduciary under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code.
United States
20 Apr 2016
Sun Capital Court Finds Co-Investing Funds Part Of Controlled Group And Liable For Portfolio Company's Pension Liabilities
District Court finds affiliated funds acted in de facto partnership which controlled portfolio company; Decision may be significant in making private equity acquisition structuring choices.
United States
6 Apr 2016
Proposed Clawback Rules Released
The SEC recently released proposed rules to adopt the incentive-based compensation clawback provisions under Section 954 of The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...
United States
1 Feb 2016
IRS Releases Guidance On Treatment Of Incentive Stock Options In Reorganizations
On May 8, 2015, the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service released Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum No. 201519031.
United States
28 Jan 2016
California Governor Signs New Law Reducing State Tax Penalty For Section 409A Violations
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a measure that will reduce the California income tax penalty for violations of Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, ("Section 409A") from 20% to 5%.
United States
22 Oct 2013
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