February 14, 2011

Corp Fin Issues 7 New Say-on-Pay and Golden Parachute CDIs

On Friday, Corp Fin posted 7 new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations – six related to say-on-pay and one related to golden parachutes:

1. Section 169 – Rule 14a-21:
Question 169.01
Question 169.02
Question 169.03
Question 169.04
Question 169.05
Question 169.06

2. Section 128B – Item 402(t) Golden Parachute Compensation:
Question 128B.01

In his “Proxy Disclosure Blog,” Mark Borges gives us the latest say-when-on-pay stats: with 231 companies filing their proxies, 58% triennial; 6% biennial; 31% annual; and 5% no recommendation. And in the “Dodd-Frank Blog,” Steve Quinlivan discusses the reasons for the “against” vote at Beazer Homes as well as the results reported in the 54 Item 5.07 Form 8-Ks filed so far this proxy season.

The NYSE’s Annual Corporate Governance Letter

The NYSE has sent its annual corporate governance letter, highlighting considerations for NYSE-listed issuers as the annual shareholders’ meeting season approaches.

Valentine’s Day? Fine Design Dine & Wine

You ready for Valentine’s Day? Treat yourself to fine food in great atmosphere by reading the tremendous showcases on this site, If you’re a Top Chef fan, winner Stephanie Izard’s restaurant recently was featured. The pictures alone are worth trying it out. Delectable.

In this podcast, Harlene Ellin of Fine provides some insight how you should be treating yourself to fine food and atmosphere through her site, including:

– What is the purpose of Fine?
– How did you come up with the idea for it?
– Has there been any surprises so far?

– Broc Romanek