Executive Compensation and the Financial Crisis
This product provides feedback from some of the nation's leading legal experts on the issues facing executives as a result of increased scrutiny with respect to executive compensation plans. In the wake of the economic downturn, increased attention has become focused on the structure of executive compensation. Executive payouts have remained high on Wall Street despite government bailouts and layoffs, raising the question of how packages are determined and suggesting that government regulation may be necessary. The authors analyze the proposed solutions to ensure fair executive pay and highlight the changes these legislative measures could have on revolutionizing the system.