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Does executive compensation need to be more transparent?

Public interest groups meet with the SEC to discuss rules governing executive compensation

Executive compensation has been a controversial topic recently, as reports have shown that the average annual compensation figure for the 200 highest-paid executives in the United States was $20 million. This figured has rankled many, and certain special interest groups have taken it upon themselves to meet with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to discuss rules regarding executive compensation.

According to SEC documents, agency leaders met with representatives from labor unions and other groups the first week in July. The meetings concerned subsections of Title IX of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and dealt with transparency of executive compensation and how that compares to salaries of workers. 

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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