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August 2005

Directors Compensation Up Compensation for directors of large US companies was up18% in 2004, according to Mercer Human Resource Consulting. The study, which analyzed 2005 proxy statements, found median total direct compensation (pay for board service, committee service, and equity grants) for board members at 350 large, publicly traded firms has increased by almost 50%, from […]

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Icarus in the Boardroom

America loves risk-taking CEOs, but when such behavior crosses over to boardrooms it could have massive consequences because of the growing scale of businesses and society’s greater dependence on equity markets. Icarus in the Boardroom: The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate America and Where They Came From (Law and Current Events Masters), by David Skeel draws […]

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