Regulating bankers" pay

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StatementLucian A. Bebchuk and Holger Spamann.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 641, Discussion paper (John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business : Online) -- no. 641.
ContributionsSpamann, Holger., John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business.
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LC ClassificationsK487.E3
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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL23969236M
LC Control Number2009655780

Regulating Bankers' Pay. Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 98, No. 2, pp.Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 52 Pages Posted: 30 May Last revised: 8 Oct See all articles by Lucian A.

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Bebchuk Lucian A. by: Regulating Pay (2) zRegulation of pay can nicely complement the traditional regulation of financial firms. zAt a minimum, regulators should closely monitor pay arrangements and use information about pay arrangements in their assessment of the risks posed by a bank and their direct regulation of the banks’ actions.

The program on corporate governance just issued our discussion paper, Regulating Bankers’ Pay, and it is available here. The paper seeks to contribute to understanding the role of executive compensation as a possible cause of the current financial crisis, to assessing current legislative and regulatory attempts to discourage bank executives from taking.

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Abstract This paper seeks to make three contributions to understanding how banks’ executive pay has produced incentives for excessive risk-taking and how such pay should be reformed.

“Regulating Bankers’ Pay: Systemic Risk, Proportionality and Culture”, by Guido Ferrarini. It tries to answer to three different questions. The first question is whether regulation of bankers’ pay is justified; the second question is related to the main characteristics of the international and.

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making regulation of executive pay in banks an important element of financial regulation. Governments around the world are now seriously considering such pay regulation.

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School of Law Working Paper No. Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Jul Cited by: Regulating bankers' bonuses Bankers' bonuses have been under debate with. the review of the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD IV).

The Directive, meant to regulate the amount of capital banks hold, already includes guidelines on the remuneration of bankers, but the European Parliament has sought to introduce a fixed cap on bankers' variable payFile Size: 80KB. ISSN HARVARD JOHN M.

OLIN CENTER FOR LAW, ECONOMICS, AND BUSINESS REGULATING BANKERS’ PAY Lucian A. Bebchuk and Holger Spamann Discussion Paper No. 6/, Revised 6/ Harvard Law School Cambridge, MA This paper can be downloaded without charge from: The Harvard John M. Olin Discussion Paper Series. How to Fix Bankers’ Pay Lucian A.

Bebchuk Abstract This essay – written for a special issue of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Daedalus journal on lessons from the financial crisis – discusses how bankers’ pay should be fixed. Regulating bankers’ salaries 3 min read.

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executive pay in financial firms. [For a fuller development of my views on these issues: Bebchuk and Spamann, Regulating Bankers’ Pay, Georgetown Law Journal Georgetown Law Journal, Bebchuk and Fried, Paying for Long-Term Performance, University of Pennsylvania Law Review,forthcoming.

Kenneth Feinberg, the Washington lawyer who had the thankless job of figuring out how to compensate victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, is now hard at work — as a "special master" appointed by the Treasury Secretary — figuring out how to compensate employees of corporations bailed out by taxpayers since last House and Senate are crafting.

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Is there a case for regulating executive pay in the financial services industry. John E. Core incentives, and total compensation). Similarly, in a widely-cited book, Bebchuk and Fried () argue that flawed compensation arrangements have been widespread, persistent bracket.

In contrast, investment bankers and fund managers (hedge fund. Consistent with international trends to impose greater regulation on executive compensation in banks, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued draft guidelines on compensation of whole time directors/ chief executive officers / risk takers and control function staff.

This applies to private sector and local area banks and all foreign banks operating in.

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In the aftermath of the –8 crisis, senior policymakers and the media have blamed excessive risk-taking undertaken by bank executives, in response to their compensation incentives, for the crisis. The inevitable follow-up to this was to introduce stronger Cited by: 2.

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Leverage and margin requirements should be strictly enforced and liability should be placed more on the offending bankers than on bank shareholders. The threat of 20 year prison sentences (Martoma got nine for insider trading) means one must pay attention.

Many of these banks are not only too big to fail, they are too big to care. First, that no sooner will a regulator come up with a new guideline on pay or corporate behaviour, then top bankers will truffle out the. Last week, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued compensation guidelines for implementation by private sector and foreign banks that become operational from the financial year This approach is consistent with the trend that corporate governance norms in the banking sector tend to be more controlled than in other industry sectors.

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