Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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IRS Has Announced its 2011 Cost-of-living Adjustments for Retirement Plans

On October 28 the IRS issued a press release announcing its 2011 cost-of-living adjustments for retirement plans.  For a chart reflecting the qualified plan limits for years 2008-2011, please click here to see the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group’s Client Alert published October 28, 2010.

SEC Issues Proposed “Say-on-Pay” and “Golden Parachute” Rules

The SEC has released its proposed “say-on-pay” and related golden parachute rules to implement the provisions of Dodd-Frank set forth in new Section 14A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  The comment period will close on November 18, 2010 and the SEC plans to issue final rules in early 2011.  For a discussion of the proposed rules, please click here to read the Bulletin published by the Corporate Finance and Securities Group on October 20, 2010.

Employee Benefits Provisions of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

On September 27, 2010, the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 was signed into law.  While the Act mainly focuses on providing tax and other assistance to small businesses, it also includes provisions aimed at promoting retirement preparation that are not limited to small business.  For a discussion of these provisions, please click here to read the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation goup’s client alert Alert published October 4, 2010.
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