Post-Sarbanes-Oxley Changes in the Composition of Boards: Have they impacted CEO Compensation?

Coville, Timothy Gordon
June 2013
Review of Business;Summer2013, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p55
Academic Journal
The article reflects on a study which examined the effect on chief executive officers (CEO) Compensation packages on the publicly listed firm who adopted the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and on those who were forced to adopt fully-independent committees and independent directors. The study reveals positive relationship firms that were forced to adopt the laws and increases in the non-salary components of their CEO Compensation packages in comparison to firms who preadopted laws.


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