JD Supra Corporate Brief: Compensation Committees & Fees, Volcker Rule & Godzilla, Tax Havens & France, Board Chairman & CEO

A different way to “ring” in the new year: 30 years ago today, the AT&T Bell System was broken up by the US government.

Should you separate the CEO and Chairman of the Board roles at your company? (Akin Gump)

Good news for compensation committee members of NASDAQ companies… (Goodwin Procter)

If the Volcker Rule is the Godzilla of bank regulation, who is Mothra? (Keith Fisher and Alan Kaplinsky at Ballard Spahr)

What’s new in international privacy law? This… (BakerHostetler)

Here’s one good way to anticipate top business and legal trends in 2014… (JD Supra Perspectives)

Practical tips for public companies on how to avoid securities class actions… (Douglas Greene at Lane Powell)

Relaxed Iran sanctions might equal new business opportunities – if you’re careful… (Baker Botts)

Sacré bleu: France just blacklisted Jersey, Bermuda, and the British Virgin Islands as uncooperative tax havens… (Emilie Renaud and Antoine Vergnat at McDermott Will & Emery)

The recently proposed Regulation A+ rules would make it significantly easier for many US companies to access capital within and outside the United States… (Randal Jones and Richard Raymer at Dorsey & Whitney)

Is the real purpose of a compliance program just another profound grasp of the obvious? (Michael Volkov at The Volkov Group Law Firm)

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