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November 13, 2014 Executive pay - If you hire them, pay will come

Source: 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 Voting

Source: 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 Uptick

Source: 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 Bonuses

Source: 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.

October 6, 2014 Warren Buffett Wins A Battle Against Coca-Cola's Plan To Pay Its Bosses $13 Billion

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...

October 2, 2014 Coca-Cola shaves incentives for executives

Source: Trib Live

NEW YORK — Coca-Cola is curtailing its pay plan for executives since shareholders including Warren Buffett called it excessive.

September 25, 2014 U.S. Treasury denies allowing 'excessive' executive pay at GM, Ally

Source: Reuters

The U.S. Treasury last year permitted top executives at General Motors Co and Ally Financial Inc to collect "excessive pay" while those companies were part of a taxpayer-funded government loan program, a special inspector general...

September 24, 2014 Oracle Cuts Ellison’s Stock Awards, Adds CEOs’ Incentives

Source: BloombergBusinessWeek

Oracle Corp. (ORCL:US) changed its compensation plan for executives and is tying pay packages more closely to the company’s performance, following Larry Ellison’s decision to step down as chief executive officer

September 22, 2014 As the Economy Heats Up, Nonprofit CEOs See Pay Rise

Source: The Chronicle of Philathrophy

Charity executives of big nonprofits and foundations are beginning to win bigger raises after a long run when the median annual increases did little better than keep up with inflation, according to The Chronicle’s annual...

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