Six Steps for Adhering to the SEC’s New Clawback Rule

November 30, 2022

Six Steps for Adhering to the SEC’s New Clawback Rule

A new SEC rule that toughens the clawback of executive pay deemed to have been awarded under false, misleading, or mistaken circumstances that results in a financial restatement goes into effect in the new year. While some companies have adopted their own clawback policies in anticipation of the rule, others have not—and all companies will need to ensure they’re in compliance with the SEC’s specific requirements as they head into 2023. In this Farient Brief, we break down the rule, its implications for directors and management, and provide six action steps directors should take now to comply with the new regulation.

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