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Client Advisory: The SEC Adopts Final Rules for 'Say on Pay', 'Say on Frequency' and 'Say on Golden Parachutes' and Proposes Amendments to the Definition of Accredited Investor

In this corporate advisory, Jerry J. Burgdoerfer, William L. Tolbert, Elaine Wolff and Alexander J. May discuss the Securities and Exchange Commission’s final rules regarding “Say on Pay”, “Say on Frequency” and “Say on Golden Parachutes” and proposed rules regarding revisions to the definition of “accredited investor.”  The authors summarize the rules and offer practice pointers to companies to consider in connection with the Say on Pay and Say on Frequency votes for the upcoming proxy season.