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Mayne: how board tilts can bring leverage and governance progress

Mayne: how board tilts can bring leverage and governance progress

A practical lesson in the efficacy of board tilts.

Snouts in the trough at QBE as profits, share price slide

Snouts in the trough at QBE as profits, share price slide

Shareholders will be asked to approve a $2.34 million goodbye for the country's biggest insurer's former CEO Frank O'Halloran, as well as hundreds of thousands of dollars in directors' fees.

Insurer QBE rights the ship, rues ex-CEO O’Halloran

Insurer QBE rights the ship, rues ex-CEO O’Halloran

Frank O'Halloran, the former emperor of QBE, destroyed the insurer's balance sheet and left a big potential landmine behind in QBE LMI. For his trouble he was paid more than $58 million.

Market darling QBE hurt by surge in catastrophe claims

Market darling QBE hurt by surge in catastrophe claims

For almost a decade, Sydney-based insurer QBE has a market darling.

Oscars broadcasters fight, but numbers up … re-insurance hit after $8b quake  … The Shipping News …

Oscars broadcasters fight, but numbers up … re-insurance hit after $8b quake … The Shipping News …

Despite a fight between Oscar broadcasters, the viewing figures were on the up. Plus, insurers have valued the Chilean earthquake at $8 billion, shipping news of the day and other business snippets.

QBE executes stunning CEO pay backflip

QBE executes stunning CEO pay backflip

The former market darling has bowed to shareholder pressure and amended its departing chief's retirement benefits, writes Adam Schwab.