US Firms in London: Curbing compensation
Executive compensation is a prominent topic in corporate governance in the US, but the debate on how to address excessive executive pay is not new. It has been an issue for decades - long before the implementation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. During the past two years, however, there has been an increased awareness of executive compensation levels in the US, leading to a notable trend toward imposing limits on executive pay levels and greater transparency about how executives are compensated. Indeed, US regulators, legislators, companies and investors have taken significant measures in an effort to address the issue of excessive executive compensation.
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