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Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Get to the Back of the Line: Delaware Bankruptcy Court Holds C-Suite Stock Compensation was Equity Security Not General Unsecured Claim

Recently, in GSE Environmental, Inc. v. Sorrentino (In re GSE Environmental, Inc.), on a motion for judgment on the pleadings, the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware held that the Chief Executive Officer’s claim for unpaid compensation payable in stock constituted an equity...

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Board of Directors

Follow the Money: A new wave in executive compensation

MCC: Let’s begin broadly. What does it mean to align executive pay with corporate strategy? Franklin: First, let’s talk about strategy in the boardroom. An earlier NACD Blue Ribbon Commission as well as this one believes that the best practice today is for strategy formulation to be...

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Board of Directors

Top 10 Topics for Directors

Top 10 Topics for Directors Strategic Planning Challenges: For the fourth year in a row, strategic planning tops the list. Overseeing the company’s direction is a core board responsibility, often requiring directors to step back and look at the company’s business from the...

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