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Trader explains why dishonesty rewarded on Wall Street and only transparency can end bad behavior

In his must read Guardian column, Joris Luyendijk interviews a Trader from London's City who explains why dishonesty is rewarded on Wall Street and …

Surveys

Corporate governance “mechanistic”, says FRC

In its annual report today, it says this approach to the code is “not sufficient to guarantee good governance”.<p>It is the first FRC annual report …

China Steps Up Pressure on Glaxo

Detained Glaxo Executive, in Interview on State-Run Television, Discusses Bribery Allegations<p>A high-level Chinese GlaxoSmithKline PLC executive appeared to back allegations of bribery in an interview on state-controlled television in China on Tuesday, as Beijing ratcheted up pressure on the U.K. …

China

The Unintended Consequences of Say on Pay Votes

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Ira Kay is a Managing Partner at Pay Governance LLC. This post is based on a Pay Governance memorandum by Mr. Kay and John …

Accountants

VIEW FULL SECTOR: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate<p>PAC Contributions to Federal Candidates<p>Total Amount:<p>$6,938,581<p>Total to …

Textbooks

UK executive pension contributions rise

The average pension contribution for a serving executive director at one of the UK’s 100 largest quoted companies has risen by 7.5 per cent over the …

Retirement

What CEOs Really Think of Their Boards

Over the past several years, in the wake of corporate missteps that have taken a toll on shareholders and communities alike, we’ve heard plenty about how boards of directors should have been more responsible stewards. Corporate watchdogs, investors and analysts, members of the media, regulators, …

The Fed's Latest Attempt To Take The Competition Out Of Wall Street Compensation

The central bank is hoping to change a deeply ingrained habit on Wall Street: awarding bonuses to senior executives based in part on whether the company's performance lagged or beat rivals.<p>The Fed fears that these relative performance measures encourage executives to take big risks to keep up with …

Wall Street

The Psychology of Kindness in the Workplace

Scholars explain why a culture of caring and compassion must be cultivated.<p>More than a dozen social scientists, business school professors, and other …

Psychology

Making a case for transparent corporate accounting information

A new study by accounting professor Yaniv Konchitchki finds greater transparency in firms' earnings has a positive effect on the bottom line.<p>"Cost of …