Compensation Consultants for Public Companies Must Be “Independent” Per New SEC Rules – More Rules in the Pipeline

On June 20, 2012, the SEC adopted final rules requiring companies to disclose whether consultants to its compensation committee have any existing conflicts of interest with the company.  Factors that might constitute a conflict of interest include (i) the consultant providing services to the company other as an advisor to the compensation committee, (ii) . . . → Read More: Compensation Consultants for Public Companies Must Be “Independent” Per New SEC Rules – More Rules in the Pipeline