Ms. Chiu is counsel in Davis Polk’s Capital Markets Group. [Full Bio]

On September 21, 201, the SEC issued guidance to assist companies in their efforts to comply with the pay ratio disclosure requirement mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act. Overall, the guidance should come as a relief to many companies.

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SEC Chair nominee Jay Clayton’s March 23rd hearing before the Senate Banking Committee covered much of the expected ground. In a series of responses designed to avoid controversy, Clayton repeatedly returned to the three core mandates of the SEC—capital formation, investor protection and efficient markets—as touchstones for his future leadership
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With President-elect Donald Trump’s transition underway, speculation has been rife as to the impact of his Administration and a Republican-controlled Congress on a variety of issues, including executive compensation.  While one might assume that all of the recent executive compensation rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, such as the pay
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President-elect Trump has promised to undo a number of environmental policies and regulations issued by the Obama administration, to promote increased fossil fuel exploration and production and to invest in energy and infrastructure projects while easing applicable permitting requirements. While President-elect Trump’s ultimate environmental agenda is only just taking shape,
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