Financial Reform Bill: Impact on Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance, and Disclosure

Wednesday, August 11, 2010
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Please join Morgan Lewis and Hay Group for part two of this two-part webcast series discussing how the new financial reform bill will affect publicly traded companies and compensation practices.

On July 21, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The Act will result in increased scrutiny, disclosure, and regulation of executive compensation policies and practices. Significant new disclosure and governance requirements, many of which will require substantive and procedural changes to companies’ practices, will be imposed.


Topics to be discussed include:

  • Independence of
    • Compensation committee members
    • Consultant to compensation committees
  • Governance - Disclosures regarding chairman and CEO structure
  • Hedging activities - Disclosure regarding employee and director hedging activities
  • Compensation paid by covered financial institutions - new prohibitions

This webcast will consist of a 45-minute presentation followed by an interactive Q & A session.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010
12 p.m-1 p.m. ET

To register, please use the above registration link.

CLE Credit:
CLE credit in certain states pending approval.

CA MCLE Credit:
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one (1.0) hour of General Education per webcast. Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Provider No. 4730, certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

Please see also the August 4 event.