directors

Investment Strategy

Funds alerted to need for, and rewards from, DIY engagement

Superannuation trustees should try harder to prevent members’ money being pumped into the inflated salaries of executives and directors of underperforming companies, Dean Paatsch, the director of RiskMetrics in Australia, told Superratings’ 2009 Day of Confrontation last month. Presenting his personal views, not those of RiskMetrics, Paatsch said that despite a few notable exceptions, the […]
Administration

De-regulation: the unlikely saviour of governance

De-regulation, not regulation, and less of a focus on independence within boards could be the answer to governance concerns that have arisen from the financial crisis, a Professor of finance from The University of Queensland argues in a new book published by SimCorp Strategy Lab. Renee Adams, Professor of finance at UQ Business School in […]
Administration

De-regulation: the unlikely saviour of governance

De-regulation, not regulation, and less of a focus on independence within boards could be the answer to governance concerns that have arisen from the financial crisis, a Professor of finance from The University of Queensland argues in a new book published by SimCorp Strategy Lab. Renee Adams, Professor of finance at UQ Business School in […]
Hedge Funds

From REST to the rest: what super fund trustees are paid and why

At a time when boards across Australia have come under increasing pressure to review the high sums paid to top executives, the cover story in the October edition of Investment & Technology found a number of people arguing that the pay of executives in superannuation could probably be increased. This month, we examine the great […]
Hedge Funds

From REST to the rest: what super fund trustees are paid and why

At a time when boards across Australia have come under increasing pressure to review the high sums paid to top executives, the cover story in the October edition of Investment & Technology found a number of people arguing that the pay of executives in superannuation could probably be increased. This month, we examine the great […]
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