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At the Friday night dump…

images9.jpegI was expecting Friday night’s crop of filings to be pretty good, given the proxy deadline. But based on the stuff I’ve come across so far — and I’m still making my way through lots of filings — it was even better than expected.

Some companies, including Brightpoint (CELL) opted to amend their K, including information on pay and perks, instead of filing a proxy by the deadline. Among the new disclosures in Brightpoint’s amended K was the existence of something called a “gratuity program” for one of its top executives, which wound up contributing an extra $248K to emerging markets President John Alexander DuPlesssis Currie. Given the new disclosure, it’s hard to know how long the gratuity program has been around, but it sounds like something more appropriate for a wait-staff, than a top executive.

Another new disclosure was the $571K for “executive security” for Chairman and CEO Frank J. Fertitta III that Station Casinos (STN) disclosed in its amended K. The perk, which appears to be new was “prompted by the results of an analysis provided by an independent professional consulting firm specializing in executive safety and security” and includes the executive’s family as well. Vice Chairman Lorenzo Fertitta — Frank’s brother — also received $76K in security.

Running a fashion company — as Maurice Marciano does at Guess (GES) — may not be as risky as running a casino company. But that didn’t stop Marciano, the company’s chairman, from spending $158K on home security, up from the $118K spent the previous year.

Finally, there was the $400K that Amkor Technology (AMKR) disclosed spending on a golf club membership. Though the company is based in Chandler, Ariz., the golf club in question appears to be in South Korea, judging by the disclosure, which like most everything else dumped late Friday, was new.