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Monday, February 26, 2007

Sixty Companies Have Advisory Votes on Exec Pay on Ballot

Shareholder activists are putting proposals for a shareholder advisory vote on executive compensation on the ballot at 60 companies this proxy season.  The Wall St. Journal looks at the British experience, which has had shareholder advisory votes since 2003.  The result there is predictable: more information, but not less money for execs.  See WSJ, Shareholders Push For Vote on Executive Pay.

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