The Law Offices of Marc J. Lane, a Professional Corporation, advises clients on corporate governance and compliance standards and procedures. We act as the general advisor on governance matters for public and private company clients and nonprofit organizations, and we handle special assignments for boards of directors and their audit, compensation, governance, nominating and other committees. We understand that corporate responsibility issues facing companies are complex and require the consideration of numerous legal and business factors. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 imposed even higher standards and more responsibilities on corporate officers and directors as well as stricter oversight of auditors. Today, the issue of corporate responsibility takes on unprecedented importance for companies and their directors, officers and auditors. We have a thorough understanding of this law and the regulations being created under it, and we provide clients with the guidance necessary for compliance.
Our services include a broad range of compliance advice, guidelines, suggested best practices, and checklists and analyses of policies and procedures. We advise boards, directors and officers on their fiduciary duties and provide compliance check-ups to detect and prevent violations. Our clients rely on our guidance to establish effective methods of monitoring policy implementation and communicate up-to-date company policies to all employees — a key defense against liability. We are also experienced at conducting internal corporate investigations into various types of alleged or suspected misconduct.
We provide advice regarding employment agreements, severance agreements, stock options, incentive compensation, and other elements of executive compensation for publicly held, privately held and not-for-profit corporations. We also advise on fiduciary duties under corporate law and ERISA, including obligations with respect to employer stock, pension funding, delegation of fiduciary responsibility, bankruptcy-related matters and corporate opportunity issues. We advise clients on reporting and disclosing executive pay, transactions with executives and directors and responding to executive compensation proposals in connection with proxy statements.Send this page to a friend
Copyright © 2008-2015 The Law Offices of Marc J. Lane, a Professional Corporation. All rights reserved.
"Advocacy Investing", "Your Profit. Your Passion. Your Power.", "The Next Generation of Socially Responsible Investing", and "Advocacy Avatar" are trademarks of Marc J. Lane Investment Management, Inc. (Member SIPC) registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. "Protecting Today's Wealth. Building Tomorrow's." and the Marc J. Lane Wealth Group logo are trademarks of The Law Offices of Marc J. Lane, a Professional Corporation registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. "Marc J. Lane Wealth Group" is a trademark of The Law Offices of Marc J. Lane, a Professional Corporation and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.