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SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar, an economist, is the only non-attorney SEC Commissioner and the first in over seven years.

According to law firm Davis Polk, despite being passed well over three years ago, barely over 50% of the 398 required Dodd-Frank rulemakings have been met with final rules.

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House Democrats Fall Campaign to Tie 162(m) Tax Break to Minimum Wage Hike

July 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

Demonstrating the role executive pay will play in Democrat messaging for the fall elections, …

Mercatus Center Argues SEC Should Do More to Mitigate Proxy Advisory Firm Influence

July 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

Given the dramatically increased influence of proxy advisory firms in today's environment, …

Key Considerations for Companies Facing Activist Investors Include "Self Evaluation," Increased Engagement and Media Strategy

July 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

"Shareholder activism is the corporate topic du jour," according to a recent corporate …

After 2013 Peak and Hot Start in 2014, Executive Compensation Shareholder Proposals Drop to 2012 Levels

July 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

Even though executive compensation and corporate governance shareholder proposals at S&P …

IRS Announces Limited Audits of Section 409A Compliance

July 17, 2014 [Center News Story]

Demonstrating a renewed focus on compliance with regard to tax requirements for executive …

SEC Staff Guidance on Proxy Advisory Firms Addresses Conflicts of Interest, Monitoring of Capabilities

July 10, 2014 [Center News Story]

Just before the July 4th holiday, the SEC issued long-awaited guidance addressing proxy …