Do you support treasurer Wayne Swan’s new clampdown on excessive executive payouts?
Under Swan’s forthcoming new law, shareholder approval will be required for termination payments of more than one year’s base salary. Is this a sensible suggestion, or needless government intervention?
The treasurer is on a mission to stop over-the-top golden handshakes, which he thinks are “obscene”.
Is the banking sector more guilty than most in giving large payouts to the dud execs who helped cause the current financial crisis?
And isn’t one year’s wages more than enough anyway? Give us your thoughts on termination pay.