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  • Preparing for Tax Reform: The Current State of Play on Proposed Changes to Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Neil M. Leff, Regina Olshan, Joseph M. Penko, Erica Schohn, Joseph M. Yaffe, Thomas M. Asmar

    The House and Senate have released different versions of tax reform, and it remains to be seen which proposals affecting executive compensation and employee benefits will survive. One area in which the two bills are aligned is changes to Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code, and companies should give serious consideration to the potential impact.

  • ISS Announces 2018 Updates to US Proxy Voting Guidelines
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Brian V. Breheny, Marc S. Gerber, Richard J. Grossman, Neil M. Leff, Regina Olshan, Joseph M. Penko, Erica Schohn, Joseph M. Yaffe, Michael R. Bergmann, Caroline S. Kim
    Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services recently announced updates to its U.S. proxy voting guidelines for the 2018 proxy season. The updates are not likely to have a significant impact on 2018 shareholder votes, but they represent institutional investors’ continuing focus on environmental, social and governance matters, including with respect to executive and director compensation.