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    Study Chronicles 2012 Pay for CEOs of Public Real-Estate Companies
    May 30, 2013

    CEOs of public real-estate companies received big pay hikes last year.

    Most Chicago-Area CEOs Benefit From Booming Markets
    May 28, 2013

    Median compensation awarded to CEOs of the 100 largest publicly traded companies in Illinois and northwest Indiana increased 6.8 percent last year to $4.7 million.

    The Future of Compensation
    May 28, 2013

    Compensation Advisory Partners Senior Founding Partner Rose Marie Orens predicts what issues compensation committees should be prepared for in the coming years.

    Large U.S. Retailers Sue Visa, MasterCard Over Card Fees
    May 24, 2013

    The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in New York City on behalf of numerous merchants that opted out of receiving proposed damages from the settlement.

    Academics Back BP’s Fight to Cap Oil Spill Payouts
    May 24, 2013

    By Andrew Callus LONDON (Reuters) - A group of accountancy professors is backing BP's fight to cap the U.S. oil spill compensation payouts it has to fund as the cash outflow threatens to add billions of dollars to its bill for the disaster. The ne...

    Today’s Economist: Uwe E. Reinhardt: Debating Doctors’ Compensation
    May 24, 2013

    The value that society places of medical services is the best determinant of just pay for doctors.    

    Getting on a Public Company Board
    May 23, 2013 by

    Potential director candidates should reflect on the specific industries, business situations and types of companies where their experience will be relevant.

    More Clawbacks Likely in Store
    May 23, 2013

    The SEC appears set to again broaden its definition of “misconduct” for purposes of forcing more CFOs and CEOs to return incentive compensation to their companies.

    Median CEO Pay Rises to $9.7M in 2012
    May 23, 2013

    The 6.5 percent increase from a year earlier that was aided by an improving stock market.

    Wall Street Trade Group Taps Ex-Senator Gregg as CEO
    May 21, 2013

    Former New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg has been named CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, while former Rep. Ken Bentsen will become president.

    Use of Stock as Loan Collateral Scrutinized
    May 21, 2013

    Executives pledging stock as collateral for loans are gaining attention, with 107 companies mentioning the term "pledging policy" in proxy statements in 2013, up from eight in 2012.

    Funds Get Active Over Director Pay
    May 21, 2013

    A growing number of mutual funds are supporting activist investors' efforts to use incentive pay packages for directors they nominate in proxy fights.

    Q&A With Leading Compensation Experts (Part 2)
    May 20, 2013

    The nation's top compensation thought leaders answer directors' questions during a moderated Q&A session during NACD's Leading Minds of Compensation conference. (Part one of two)

    Q&A With Leading Compensation Experts (Part 1)
    May 20, 2013

    The nation's top compensation thought leaders answer directors' questions during a moderated Q&A session during NACD's Leading Minds of Compensation conference. (Part one of two)

    Golden Parachutes Face Clampdown
    May 17, 2013

    Golden parachute pay packages may face greater shareholder scrutiny in the EU if proposals to stem excessive rewards are enacted.

    Glass Lewis Tells Schwab Holders to Vote ‘No’ on Executive Pay
    May 17, 2013

    Glass Lewis & Co. urged Charles Schwab shareholders to vote against the company's executive-compensation plan, which they say is not sufficiently linked to performance.

    SEC Charges Chicago-Area Father and Son Conducted Cherry-Picking Scheme at Investment Firm
    May 16, 2013

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2013-90
    Washington, D.C., May 16, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a father and son and their Chicago-area investment advisory firm with defrauding clients through a cherry-picking scheme th...

    What’s a CEO Worth?
    May 16, 2013

    Corporate directors kept CEO pay largely flat in 2012, for a second consecutive year. The compensation of CEOs at 300 big U.S. companies rose a median 3.6% to $10.1 million, a Hay Group/WSJ analysis found.

    Alternative Pay Definitions: User Beware
    May 15, 2013 by

    The number of alternative compensation definitions is growing as investors scrutinize pay and performance.

    American DNA
    May 15, 2013

    A slew of new books offer valuable looks at issues as diverse as what makes Mayo Clinic great to how the social technology revolution should be embraced.

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