Executive Compensation Around the Globe: Need for Robust Disclosure and Accountability in the 2013 Proxy Season

    View Author March 2013
    This article summarizes recent executive compensation legislative, policy and tax practices on a selected global basis, surveys the impact and effectiveness of such laws and policies, and provides insights from Squire Sanders’ securities and tax lawyers globally on these issues. It includes a selected global survey of executive compensation transparency and disclosure developments, outlines contractual methods that a company may use to recover compensation previously awarded to executives, details a selected global survey of laws establishing executive compensation parameters within France and the UK, and concludes with recent tax laws regarding executive compensation in the US, France and the UK.