The SEC’s Proposed Pay-Versus-Performance Disclosure Rule Explored

Broadcast Date: Friday, December 11, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
HR and Benefits
Nora McCord
Stephen F. O'Byrne
Kenneth J. Laverriere
David Outlaw


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