The board’s role in overseeing management’s compliance with financial regulations has become even more important as the regulatory climate remains active. As more rules are written by regulators, boards need to understand what they mean and how they can affect their company’s business.
Executive Compensation Series: Legal and regulatory requirements
To provide effective board oversight, compensation committees have to understand myriad standards and regulations. Here, we explain their duties and the rules that drive them.
In this edition of our biweekly newsletter SEC Chair Mary Jo White expects the Commission to remain tough on white collar criminals in 2016 by using “all the enforcement tools in our arsenal.”
Shareholder questions for 2016 annual meetings
Has the company reviewed its confidentiality policies to ensure they are in line with SEC whistleblower rules? This is one of the questions management should expect.