HOT TOPIC

EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION


» Context

In response to requirements for greater disclosure of executive compensation (see SEC and others), there is greater transparency for better accountability, but not a lot of change in compensation packages.

» In the News [please contact us for further archival references]
Executive Compensation continues to be a hot media topic. See, for example:
29Jan08 Scannell, US SEC Seeking Greater Disclosure of Executive Compensation
350 companies, many on the Fortune 500 list, received letters from the SEC in 2007 asking for greater detail about executive pay packages. [SEC launched a website of such disclosures in December 2007]. WSJ @ B1.
08Oct07 T US Business faces fresh pressure to rein in pay of chief executives. CEOs paid 10 time more than their top lieutenants.
26May07 CEO Leads Backlash over Executive Compensation. WSJ @ A4.
» Briefing Notes - © The Governance Counsel™ (2007)