Daily Archives: July 14, 2015, 1:19 pm

‘Clawbacks’ Could Backfire – The New York Times

Instead of acting as a check on compensation and accountability, the new law increasingly looks as if it could drive up base salaries — and make executives less aligned with shareholders — or increase incentive pay to even higher levels to account for the risk of any potential clawback. “The clawback requirements as proposed could influence companies to move away…

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Wall Street’s Top Cop Takes Harder Line – WSJ

The SEC has stepped up its enforcement activity across the board. The agency levied more civil penalties in the first half of this fiscal year, October through March, than over any comparable period since at least 2005, according to an analysis by The Wall Street Journal of the 4,443 penalties imposed by the SEC since October 2004. via Wall Street’s…

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