It is highly likely that both hedge funds and private equity firms will be subject to new rules and regulations, and perhaps different rules depending on whether there is any serious and successful attempt to coordinate rules across and between jurisdictions.
In Europe, for example, hedge funds and private equity have become the focus of the [...]
Executive compensation has long been a controversial and divisive issue. It is obviously even moreso in our current economic malaise in which companies are vying for their survival while executives walk away with multimillion dollar compensation packages. It seems even more egregious and objectionable when the executives that are walking away with extraordinary bonuses and [...]
The focus on levels of executive compensation and how they are determined is not just about how much money business leaders are paid and whether that is appropriate or unfair. While shareholders and the general public are particularly annoyed when compensation levels rise to levels that do not seem warranted, or do not appear correlated [...]
Asian companies are increasingly powerful players in the global capital markets. The world media and business pundits have long prognosticated on the emerging and emerged economies of Asia, the Red Tigers, the Asian tigers and the success that the Asian economies have had in engineering rapid economic growth. Business commentators, investors, policy makers all look [...]