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The View from Proskauer on Developments in the World of Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation

Charles Lee

Charles Lee


Charles Lee advises clients on federal securities law matters, with a focus on the following areas:

  • Preparing periodic reports, proxy statements and other shareholder communications
  • Complying with the federal securities laws’ registration, communication and disclosure rules in connection with capital raising transactions, business combination transactions, tender offers and spin-offs
  • Reporting beneficial ownership pursuant to Section 13(d) and Section 16 of the Exchange Act
  • Maintaining “best practice” corporate governance policies, responding to shareholder proposals and complying with stock exchange requirements

Charles has served as a lawyer with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporation Finance. He obtained his LL.M. in securities and financial regulation from Georgetown University Law Center while working full-time at the SEC.  While at Georgetown Law, Charles received the Thomas Bradbury Chetwood, S.J. Prize for the highest academic average in his securities and financial regulation graduating class.

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Looking Ahead to the 2018 Proxy Season: Preparing for CEO Pay Ratio Rules Disclosure Requirements

Pay ratio disclosure rules requiring public companies to disclose the ratio between the annual total compensation of the median employee and the company’s principal executive officer are effective for fiscal years beginning on or after January 1, 2017.  Accordingly, most public companies will need to comply with the rules beginning with the 2018 proxy season. … Continue Reading