G20 endorses FSF principles on pay and compensation
The ‘Declaration on Strengthening the Financial System’ issued by the G20 leaders on 2 April 2009 endorsed the principles on pay and compensation in s... more
CEO share ownership – this economy hurts!
Recently there has been more than usual criticism of executive pay. The main issue is the apparent disconnect between company performance and executiv... more
Regnan suggests an answer to executive remuneration
Regnan is owned by institutional investors and provides governance research services to investors responsible for 16% of the institutional funds inves... more
The Europeans agree with the Brits on remuneration code – the world is converging fast on executive pay regulation – but it may not be the best answer!
The Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) published its draft principles on remuneration policy on Friday 6 March 2009.
This is the lates... more
New Australian executive termination payment laws announced
On Wednesday 18 March 2009 Treasurer, Wayne Swan, and Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law, Senator Nick Sherry, announced limitations on ter... more
Australian Institute of Company Directors releases guidelines on executive pay
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) released its executive remuneration guidelines on February 12 (see HERE). They outline the ... more
New remuneration code of practice announced – a checklist for all companies’ boards
Late last week, on Thursday 26 February 2009, the UK Financial Services Authority released its “Code of practice on remuneration policies”. Despite it... more
Australia (and the rest of the world) needs the USA to fix its executive pay governance
Global action to regulate executive pay will not fully achieve its aim. In fact, for already well-regulated and relatively well-behaved countries like... more