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Litigation Trends: Say-on-Pay — Executive compensation issues under the Dodd-Frank Act

Arnstein & Lehr attorney Charles W. Pautsch

Charles W. Pautsch

Arnstein & Lehr Partner Charles Pautsch examines voting and litigation trends following the second year of executive compensation proxy contests under Dodd-Frank in his article, “US say-on-pay results and litigation trends.” He looks at the role of the ISS as companies react to the results of these contests. Mr. Pautsch’s analysis also tracks the direction of lawsuits following these proxy contests and explains where companies have found success in litigation.

The say-on-pay provisions were added to Dodd-Frank in 2009 as part of a series of reactions to the alleged abuses of Wall Street that led to the economic crisis of fall 2008.

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