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‘Freak’ SEC disclosure rules spotlight Blackstone CEO

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Published in Market Watch August 14, 2009 by Alistar Barr

A quirk of Securities and Exchange Commission compensation disclosure rules has left Blackstone Group Chief Executive Stephen Schwarzman at the top of a list of the highest paid executives in 2008, according to corporate-governance research firm The Corporate Library.

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Proposed SEC Rule Changes for Compensation Disclosure

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Published by Equilar July 16, 2009
 
On July 10, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission released proposed rule changes for proxy disclosure that, if adopted, would take effect for proxy filings for a fiscal year end after December 15, 2009. Under the proposed rules, the following details have been provided regarding the key changes related to compensation. The full text of the proposed rule changes can be found here. The SEC is accepting comments on these rule changes until September 15, 2009.

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SEC may tighten executive pay rules: sources

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Published in Reuters  June 30, 2009 by Rachelle Younglai and Jonathan Stempel

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. securities regulators are considering changing how companies are required to disclose stock options awarded to executives, people familiar with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s thinking told Reuters on Tuesday.

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McDonald’s Suit Illustrates Pay Disclosure Dance

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Published in CNN Money June 25, 2009

A lawsuit filed against McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) by a former employee earlier this year shines a light on the lengths to which some companies may be going to avoid disclosing perks and other potentially embarrassing executive compensation.

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Finding Out What Execs Are Paid Is Tricky

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Published in The Wall Street Journal June 25, 2009 by Alistair Barr

 Finding out how much U.S. corporate executives are paid is tricky, partly because of a last-minute change to compensation disclosure rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2006 which has a former top lawyer from the regulator still scratching his head.

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Pay Disclosure: The Big Reveal

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Author: OmniMedia Editoral Boardexpert perspective telescope

One small step for transparency, one giant leap for the competition?

In her article entitled “SEC Ready to Require More Pay Disclosures” published in the Wall Street Journal on June 3, 2009, Kara Scannell reminds us that “The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to propose that companies disclose in general terms how they compensate lower-ranking employees, expanding disclosures for the first time beyond the executive suite…. Currently, companies are required to explain executive-pay plans for only its five highest-paid executives.” 
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