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December 23, 2014 Highest-paid U.S. oil executive loses $46 million in future pay
POWER SOURCE - With crude at $75 a barrel â the price Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said will be the average during the first quarter of 2015 â 19 U.S. shale regions wouldnât be profitable, according to data compiled...
December 17, 2014 Coca Cola Investor Wants CEO Replaced, Faults Executive PaySource: The Street
Mutual fund Wintergreen Advisers LLC stepped up its 10-month-old activist campaign at Coca-Cola (KO) on Monday, raising concerns about the soda giant's "failed" acquisitions, "bad" compensation plans and weak governance.
December 15, 2014 Executive pay should reflect firms’ ESG goalsSource: FT Adviser
Investors expect corporate executives to be compensated based on their company’s financial performance. With increased awareness around responsible investment however, investors have begun to see not only the risks but also the...
December 12, 2014 The Sony hack and the perils of keeping salaries so secretSource: Washington Post
The hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment should be a wake-up call to corporate leaders everywhere. About cyber-security, of course, and the extraordinary mandate they have to protect sensitive corporate documents and employee...
November 13, 2014 Executive pay - If you hire them, pay will comeSource: The Economist
But if, as a chief executive, you want to earn more, then it makes sense to hire a compensation consultant. That is the conclusion of a new academic paper from the Judge Business School at Cambridge University. Previous studies...
November 12, 2014 More Transparency, More Pay for C.E.O.s
Deal Book - Many of the îconsultantsî, like Towers Watson, îMercerî and Aon Hewitt, offered multiple services in addition to îconsultingî on compensation. As a result, the S.E.C. theorized that...
October 31, 2014 Does Shareholder Scrutiny Affect Executive Compensation? Evidence from Say-on-Pay VotingSource: Value Walk
As a result of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, public firms must periodically hold advisory shareholder votes on executive compensation (“say on pay”). We examine how firms change the structure and level of executive pay when they...
October 21, 2014 Shareholder ‘No’ Votes on Pay Show UptickSource: CFO
A new report on the 2014 proxy season show a rise in the number of executive compensation plans that failed to receive majority shareholder support.
October 16, 2014 The Economist Who Won The Nobel Prize Figured Out Why CEOs Get Such Gigantic BonusesSource: Business Insider
Why are CEOs paid so well? In part, because they constantly have the opportunity to renegotiate their contracts, which are often heavy on the stock-based bonuses.
The Business Insider - Ricardo Duran, spokesman for the USâs second largest pension fund the California State Teachersâ Retirement System, said: âClearly communicating to the market how the company plans to use...
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