Adam Schwab —

Adam Schwab

Business director and commentator

December, 2016

Incompetent and overpaid CEOs hate proxy advisers, which is why you should love them

, Dec 12, 2016

The more unhappy CEOs are about proxy advisers, the better job they are doing.

The Fin ties itself in knots to justify exorbitant CEO pay

, Oct 17, 2016

Shareholders of CSL, rightly, told the board to go jump when the board proposed an enormous payrise for the CEO and directors. But don't expect to read that in the Financial Review.

Failed experiment GWS Giants the elephant in the change room

, Sep 26, 2016

The AFL has thrown its (financial) weight behind the Giants. But what has it got to show for it?

The complicated corporate history of David Gonski

, Aug 10, 2016

There is no doubt that David Gonski is a luminary in the not-for-profit sector. But is his corporate record as good?

Dunderheaded RBA makes a hash of interest rates

, Aug 03, 2016

The RBA remains a revered organisation in Australia, but its recent decisions suggest maybe it shouldn't be.

The property market is completely bonkers and so are you to buy into it

, Jul 29, 2016

Housing prices aren't just wildly overinflated, they are off-the-charts bananas.

Prime swindle: ASIC runs down the clock, Bill Lewski escapes

, Jul 22, 2016

Prime Trust swindled investors out of millions. But its directors escape penalty because ASIC got its dates wrong.

It’s time to vote online

, Jul 05, 2016

There are no good reasons left to vote by pencil.

How the banks are failing customers (and shareholders)

, Mar 08, 2016

In the wake of the revelations about the Commonwealth Bank that Fairfax and Four Corners brought to light, it's worth looking at what the big bosses are paid -- and for what.