Do Clawbacks Cause as Many Problems as They Prevent?
While penalties for erroneous financial reporting may spur achievement, they also may lead executives to cover up their mistakes, study suggests.
CEO Pay Ratio Rule Is ‘Disclosure by Soundbite’
New academic analysis pulls no punches, calling the ratio "lacking in accuracy, difficult to interpret, and incomplete."
Fears Over Downside to Clawbacks Are Unwarranted: Study
Contradicting prior research, a new report finds that increased performance-based compensation for CFOs actually steers them away from earnings management.
Walmart CEO’s Pay Rises 2% to $22.8 Million
Doug McMillon outearned the typical Walmart employee by a ratio of 1,888 to 1 in 2017, the company discloses.
‘Impossible Position’ for Corporate Fraud Gatekeepers
The recent Supreme Court whistleblower ruling is a devastating blow to defenses against corporate fraud, says an architect of the SEC whistleblower program.
Tech Upgrade Commands CFO’s Focus
Amy Shelly of Options Clearing Corp. faces several challenges in replacing the organization's outdated platform.
Can Dodd-Frank Be Fixed to Bridge Competing Interests?
Here are some steps to begin resolving the divide between bringing regulatory relief to banks and adequately protecting consumers.
How Is Regulatory Reform Likely to Proceed?
Proposed massive legislative change is unlikely; more moderate reforms floated by Treasury are better bets.
Dodd-Frank Is Needed But Merits Revision
While preventing another financial crisis is paramount, there were a number of unintended consequences of the law.
Square-Off: Should Dodd-Frank Stay or Go?
Despite efforts afoot to repeal the law, it should remain in place but be modified, many observers say.
‘Repeal Dodd-Frank’ Is a Mere Sound Bite
All-or-nothing policy proposals, like President Trump's wish to dump Dodd-Frank in total, are not realistic: Princeton professor.