Sheehy, Tim
December 2009
Keeping Good Companies (14447614);Dec2009, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p643
The article discusses executive remuneration and market integrity in relation to governance. According to the author, as of December 2009, remuneration is not only a concern for shareholders, but of wide community interest. The Productivity Commission of Australia found that it is not appropriate to bypass the central role of the boards in setting remuneration by capping pay. With regard to market integrity, Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC) reported disclosure of margin loans in the middle of 2009.


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