SEC Adopts Executive Compensation Clawback Rules | Seward & Kissel LLP – JDSupra – JD Supra

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On October 26, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), implementing a requirement of the Dodd-Frank Act, adopted a final rule requiring the recovery of erroneously awarded incentive-based executive compensation. Rule 10D-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (“Rule 10D-1”) directs national securities exchanges and associations to establish listing standards that require a listed issuer to:
Each exchange is required to file its proposed listing standards within 90 days of the publication of Rule 10D-1 in the Federal Register, with the listing standards required to be effective no later than one year following such publication date. Issuers must adopt a Clawback Policy within 60 days after the applicable exchange’s listing standards implementing Rule 10D-1 become effective.
Five Key Components
Rule 10D-1 does not apply to the following types of issues:
New Disclosure Requirements
Recommended Action Steps for Issuers
There are several steps that an issuer should consider taking at this time.
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