Calls To Curb Executive Compensation Echo Widely

Law360, New York (February 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- With lawmakers increasingly focused on limiting bonuses and compensation at firms participating in the government's bailout program, companies in other industries are starting to reflect on their own compensation practices and prepare for increased public scrutiny.

There seems to now be little doubt that banks participating in the government's $700 billion Troubled Assets Relief Program are likely to soon face new limits on executive compensation and bonuses. But any additional curbs, coupled with the increasingly heated discussions on Capitol Hill, will also make waves across Corporate...
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