1. Financial Transparency Gets Real
Financial transparency is a cornerstone of Dodd-Frank. In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, investors have been urging Wall Street to provide more transparency in areas ranging from reporting to fees and executive compensation.
Ed’s note: Transparency for shareholders means paying much closer attention to executive compensation. As a result, firms have started changing age-old compensation practices, or at least are having to do a better job of explaining them to investors.
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Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald ... View Full Bio