The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on Executive Compensation: A 2012 Perspective

Broadcast Date: Monday, July 23, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Barbara R. Mirza
Donald Kalfen
Paul Koppel
Paul C. Gluckow
James R. Burke


About Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Skadden, Arps is a global firm of approximately 1,800 lawyers in 23 offices in 13 countries, serving clients in every major financial center and representing many of the largest U.S. and international companies, including approximately one-half of the Fortune 250. With more than 40 practice areas internationally, Skadden advises clients on their most important matters, such as executive compensation and benefits, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, litigation, real estate, banking, tax and arbitration. The Executive Compensation and Benefits Group at Skadden helps companies, executives and boards to navigate the complex maze of government regulation of executive compensation and benefits.


About Meridian Compensation Partners, LLC

Meridian Compensation Partners is a fully independent executive compensation firm providing trusted counsel to Boards and Management at hundreds of large companies. We consult exclusively on executive and Board compensation matters, including their design, amounts and related corporate governance practices.

Our dozens of consultants throughout the U.S. and in Canada have decades of experience in pay solutions that are responsive to shareholders, reflect good governance principles and align pay with performance. Our partners average almost 25 years of executive compensation experience and collectively serve over 400 clients, primarily at the Board level. We have 12 offices today, with plans to continue to grow to exceed our clients expectations. As a result, our depth of resources, content expertise and Boardroom experience are unparalleled.

Our culture is one in which we regularly share our consulting experiences with each other to the benefit of all of our clients. This knowledge management approach creates shared learning and increases our effectiveness in solving challenging client issues.

Our scale means that we have the ability to help companies through all phases of the economic cycle, as well as transactions and special situations. Our client and consultant retention rates also are among the highest in our industry.


About Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Established in 1884, the Firm currently has more than 800 lawyers. On a world-wide basis, the Firm provides coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.


About Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP

HINCKLEY, ALLEN & SNYDER LLP is a multi-service New England-based law firm with offices in Boston, Providence, Hartford, Concord and Albany. Founded in 1906, the firm employs over 130 attorneys. Hinckley is committed to providing expert legal counsel and in-depth industry knowledge to many of the region’s publicly held corporations and emerging businesses with both domestic and foreign operations, several of the nation’s and region’s most highly regarded educational institutions, academic medical centers, hospitals, financial institutions, manufacturing companies, and several of the nation’s largest real estate developers and construction companies. For more information about Hinckley, visit