Securities Law Update

    View Authors October 2007

    On October 9, 2007 the Securities and Exchange Commission staff released a report summarizing its initial views concerning the disclosures made by 350 public companies during 2007 under the new executive compensation disclosure rules. On that same day, John White, director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, delivered a speech regarding the extent to which he believed companies had succeeded or failed in achieving meaningful executive compensation disclosure under the new rules.