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Tag Archives: public companies

Think Before You Send: The Legal Risks of Emails and Text Messages from Personal Accounts

Posted in Access to information, Securities, Shareholder Meeting
If the Hillary Clinton email scandal wasn’t a clear enough lesson that one should not conduct “official” work using personal electronic communication tools (be it personal email, texts or other methods), a number of recent court decisions have required executives to produce communications from their personal accounts and devices. Executives and advisors should not assume… Continue Reading

Summary of the BDO 2016 Survey of CEO/CFO Compensation Practices at Mid-Market Public Companies

Posted in Continuous & Timely Disclosure
Method In November of 2016, BDO USA LLP released a survey of the chief executive officer (CEO) and chief financial officer (CFO) compensation practices at 600 mid-market public companies in the United States. Data collected from proxy statements filed between April 2015 and March 2016 was analyzed in the aggregate and categorically by the five… Continue Reading