Compensation Committee Handbook

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 27, 2004 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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This Second Edition provides a comprehensive review of the issues facing compensation committees and covers functional issues such as organising, planning, and best practice tips. Compliance advice on the implications of Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulations is addressed along with new requirements on disclosures of financial transactions involving management and principal stockholders.

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Part Two Legal and Regulatory Framework
Part Three Practical Applications
Appendix A Selected SEC Rules Regulations Schedules and Forms
Appendix B List of Organizations and Periodicals
Appendix C List of Directors Colleges and Other Training Opportunities
Appendix D Annotated Form of Compensation Committee Charter
Appendix E Sample Compensation Committee Reports

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JAMES F. REDA is President of James F. Reda and Associates. His areas of specialization are board of directors issues, corporate governance, senior executive employment arrangements, change-in-control metrics, business combinations, and long-term incentive arrangements for both public and private companies.

STEWART REIFLER is a shareholder at Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz, P.C., and heads the firm’s executive compensation practice in New York City. He negotiates and structures executive and director compensation arrangements for both companies and executives.

LAURA G. THATCHER is a partner with Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta, Georgia and heads its executive compensation practice. With a background in securities and business law, she developed executive compensation as a separate specialty area of the firm’s tax practice in 1995 and now works exclusively in that area. Her practice includes working with public and private companies on the design and implementation of compensation programs, executive employment severance arrangements, change-in-control analysis, securities compliance, insider trading, public disclosure, and corporate governance issues.

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