Sullivan Client Advisory: New SEC Rule to Require Disclosure of Ratio of CEO Compensation to Median Worker Compensation

Posted by Howard Berkenblit on August 11, 2015 at 11:54 AM

The SEC has adopted a final rule under the Dodd-Frank Act requiring that public companies present the ratio of their chief executive officer’s total annual compensation to their median worker’s compensation. This rule comes nearly two years after being proposed, in a divided vote on an issue that has also divided public opinion.

Click below to read the complete Client Advisory, co-authored by Sullivan attorneys Howard Berkenblit and Natalie Lederman.

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Topics: Dodd-Frank, median worker compensation, CEO compensation, public companies, pay ratio disclosure requirement

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