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Two Exciting Corporate Law Center Events This Week: “Say on Pay” and “Recent Developments in the Taxation of Intangibles”

We are happy to announce two great events that the Fordham Corporate Law Center will be hosting this week, “Recent Developments in the Taxation of Intangibles” and “Say on Pay.”  Please see below for more details: 1)       “Say on Pay” – International Trends in Regulating Executive Compensation. Distinguished scholars and practitioners will discuss and compare [...]

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A Defense of Excessive Pay? The Effects of In re Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Shareholder Litigation

With the financial sector meltdown in 2008, the resulting recession, and the recent “Occupy” movements springing up across the country, many have begun to closely scrutinize the practices and procedures of the financial organizations involved in the financial fiasco. Reports of near 10% unemployment contrasted with those of financial institutions paying hefty salaries and accruing [...]

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Say on Pay and the Business Judgment Rule

Last week the Delaware Chancery Court dismissed a derivative suit filed against Goldman Sachs. The suit alleged that the company’s compensation system wrongfully rewarded employees for taking risks that harmed the firm’s stock price. The suit was filed in the wake of the most recent mortgage crisis. The plaintiffs lawyers argued that the firm’s board [...]

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POSTED IN Banking & Finance, Corporate Governance, Dodd-Frank, SEC Investigations

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