May 2, 2017

Survey Results: Codes of Conduct

Here’s the results from our recent survey on codes of conduct:

1. At our company, we require “code of conduct” certifications from:
– All employees – 73%
– All Section 16 officers – 0%
– Different subset of employees – 27%

2. At our company, we typically obtain “code of conduct” certifications from this percentage of the employees that are required to submit one:
– 100% – 59%
– Over 90% – 35%
– Over 75% – 6%
– Below 75% – 0%

3. At our company, we require “code of conduct” certifications from our directors:
– Yes – 41%
– No – 59%

Please take a moment to participate anonymously in these surveys:
“Quick Survey on Board Approval of Form 10-K
“Quick Survey on Comp Committee Minutes & Consultants”

May-June Issue: Deal Lawyers Print Newsletter

This May-June Issue of the Deal Lawyers print newsletter includes (try a no-risk trial):

– Tax Reform: Transaction Strategies for Uncertain Times
– Coming to Grips With Appraisal
– Purchase Price Adjustments for Tax Benefits

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John Jenkins