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Westpac AGM shows how clueless business elites are 

Westpac's board was utterly clueless about why shareholders were unhappy with its plan for massive executive bonuses. So are the other banks.

CEO pay surges while workers go backward

While Australia's private sector workers went backwards in 2016-17, CEOs enjoyed a 10%-plus pay rise, new data shows.

Corporate tax cuts to drive CEO windfalls, not jobs

What do companies that pay less tax do with the money? The US experience is that little of it goes to investing in new jobs. Instead, CEOs benefit.

A new report shows just how talented Australian executives are at buying back shares, mostly to benefit senior executives. And the poor old shareholder might know very little about it.

While you were sleeping, execs hoard shares for themselves

A new report shows just how talented Australian executives are at buying back shares, mostly to benefit senior executives. And the poor old shareholder might know very little about it.

The government will attempt to standardise executive pay reports in legislation this week, in order to disclose take-home pay for execs and to allow for bonuses to be clawed back in times of crisis.

Beware the clawbacks: govt to legislate on executive pay

The government will attempt to standardise executive pay reports in legislation this week, in order to disclose take-home pay for execs and to allow for bonuses to be clawed back in times of crisis.

Andrew Leigh and Tony Atkinson's income data suggests as a society we don't value public life as much as we used to -- but executive remuneration is a different matter.

Public versus private life: no contest when it comes to what pays

Andrew Leigh and Tony Atkinson's income data suggests as a society we don't value public life as much as we used to -- but executive remuneration is a different matter.

The "two-strike" rule for executive remuneration should be rejected not because it is too hard on directors, but rather, because it is too soft, and targets the wrong people.

Exec pay: two strikes, too soft

The "two-strike" rule for executive remuneration should be rejected not because it is too hard on directors, but rather, because it is too soft, and targets the wrong people.

Commonwealth Bank shareholders saw a 14% fall in their share-based payments (ie dividends) for the 2009 financial year. So why did CEO Ralph Norris end up with such a tasty slice of the pie?

Codswallop! Ralph Norris’ CBA pay bonanza

Commonwealth Bank shareholders saw a 14% fall in their share-based payments (ie dividends) for the 2009 financial year. So why did CEO Ralph Norris end up with such a tasty slice of the pie?

As the final annual reports trickle in, the truly horrific picture of just how much Australia’s richest CEOs were paid last year is being fully revealed.

Leighton CEO King of the heap on vulgar pay rich list

As the final annual reports trickle in, the truly horrific picture of just how much Australia’s richest CEOs were paid last year is being fully revealed.

The Productivity Commission has found no systemic fault in the private sector’s approach to executive remuneration. But it has recommended measures to strengthen transparency and remove conflict of interest.

PC pushes for executive pay transparency

The Productivity Commission has found no systemic fault in the private sector’s approach to executive remuneration. But it has recommended measures to strengthen transparency and remove conflict of interest.

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