Bart Bartholdt

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Bart focuses his practice in the securities and corporate areas, with an emphasis on federal securities law matters. He has extensive experience in securities law compliance related to mergers, acquisitions, and private placement of securities. Bart has recently worked extensively on federal securities law aspects of community bank mergers and acquisitions, as well as private equity offerings for small and mid-sized corporate clients.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted a new executive compensation disclosure requirement which will require comparison of the compensation of a company’s CEO to that of a “median employee” of the company. The pay ratio rule is seemingly simple—compare the CEO’s compensation to that of a median employee, expressed as a ratio. But “getting to the ratio may require some effort,” in the words of one of the SEC’s Commissioners. Fortunately, the new…