Employment Law Alert: The U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Integrity Staffing v. Busk

The question of when an employee’s compensable work for the day begins and ends is one which can be more complicated than it seems at first glance. Does an employee who checks email before driving to work have to be compensated for that time? Will an employer have to pay an employee for the time it takes to park in a remote lot …

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Still a Smaller Reporting Company?

By: Daniele Ouellette Levy Did you know that once a year smaller reporting companies (“SRCs”) are required to determine whether they continue to qualify as an SRC?  For most companies the determination date is June 30 – the last business day of the company’s second fiscal quarter.  To continue to qualify as an SRC, a …

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Reminder: Deadline for Nasdaq Certification Approaching

By: Daniele Ouellette Levy As described in prior posts, Nasdaq recently amended its listing rules regarding the independence of compensation committee members.  A description of the changes may be found here and here. The deadline for complying with Nasdaq’s revised listing requirements is the earlier of (i) a company’s first annual meeting after January 15, 2014, …

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Action Item for Smaller Reporting Companies – Update Your D&O Questionnaire

By: Daniele Ouellette Levy It is proxy season for public companies with December 31 fiscal year ends. While the proxy disclosure requirements did not significantly change in 2013, there are important updates companies should make to their D&O questionnaires. Smaller Reporting Companies (“SRCs”) should consider making the following updates: Compensation Consultants Conflicts of Interest: All …

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