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Apr 02, 2012

New Law Reduces Executive Compensation Disclosure Obligations and Eliminates Say-on-Pay Votes for Emerging Growth Companies

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On March 27, 2012, the US House of Representatives approved the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act in the form previously approved by the Senate. The Administration has indicated that the President will sign the Act into law this week. The Act significantly eases the initial public offering process in the United States for emerging growth companies with gross annual revenues of less than $1 billion. The Act exempts these companies from many required executive compensation disclosures and the obligations to hold “say-on-pay” and “say-on-golden parachute” votes.

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Authors and Contributors

John J. Cannon III

Partner

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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+1 212 848 8159

New York

Kenneth J. Laverriere

Of Counsel

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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+1 212 848 8172

New York

Doreen E. Lilienfeld

Partner

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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+1 212 848 7171

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+1 650 838 3804

New York

Linda Rappaport

Of Counsel

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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+1 212 848 7004

New York