Thursday, 19 May 2016
USA: Comments sought on proposed rule to prohibit incentive-based pay that encourages inappropriate risk taking in financial institutions
Six federal agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, have published for comment a proposed rule to prohibit incentive based pay that encourages inappropriate risk taking in financial institutions: see here (pdf). The proposed rule will implement section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. For an update on the SEC's progress in implementing the Act's rule-making requirements, see here.