Blog Post Archive

One CFO’s revolving door
Ralph Lauren's former CFO ends employment at the company today, collecting $2.5m in severance. Next month, he starts at American Eagle.
Two favorites from the Friday Night Dump
Here's two filings that caught our attention from the pre-Labor Day Friday Night Dump.
More guessing at Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble is at it again: leaving investors to guess what kind of severance its most recent CEO will wind up getting.
A year too late for Barnes & Noble
In its proxy, Barnes & Noble disclosed for the first time that former CEO Michael Huseby received $15.7 million in severance.
LendingClub tries to buck up its troops!
LendingClub, which has been struggling, managed to give its top executives and directors hefty raises this week.
Yahoo gets defensive on compensation
A late Friday filing by Yahoo attempts to explain -- over and over -- why compensation was so high in 2015.
On tax inversions and relocation allowances
The current crop of proxies show how so-called tax inversion companies are not only avoiding taxes -- they're paying hefty amounts for their executives to live here in the U.S.
Transocean’s $10m dollar footnote
A footnote to a footnote spells out $10.2m in severance for Transocean's former CEO.
$5 M in signing bonuses for 3 Hertz execs?
Hertz waited more than a year to disclose hefty compensation for three executives it hired in January 2015.
A big whine by the big banks
Over the past 2 days, the three largest banks have all filed -- and complained -- about the current regulatory environment.