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  • Nasdaq CEO's Bonus Cut Over Botched Facebook IPO Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 2:21 AM ET
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    Nasdaq OMX Group said it slashed the 2012 annual bonus of Chief Executive Robert Greifeld by $542,100 over the botched handling of Facebook's initial public offering last year.

  • Bankers Will Go to Hong Kong over London: Pro Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
     Bankers Will Go to Hong Kong over London: Pro

    Brian Caplen, Editor of The Banker, tells CNBC that it is a step in the wrong direction for governments to dictate how much salaries people should be paid.

  • 'Pain Point'? Wall Street Fed Up With Bad Bonuses Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    Two of every five Wall Street workers are ready to head elsewhere, and higher pay may not even help.

  • Bank Bonuses Under Attack? Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:50 AM ET
    Bank Bonuses Under Attack?

    European Union ministers are meeting to consider placing a cap on banker bonuses. Could the bonus cap happen here in the U.S.? John Liu, New York City Comptroller, weighs in.

  • EU Bonus Caps Will Hurt Banking: Expert Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    EU Bonus Caps Will Hurt Banking: Expert

    Jon Terry, partner in reward and compensation at PWC, tells CNBC that caps on bankers' bonuses which will prevent pay from being linked to performance, are undoubtedly a bad thing for the industry.

  • Is the EU Bonus Cap 'Disastrous'? Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Is the EU Bonus Cap 'Disastrous'?

    Allister Heath, editor of CityAM, tells CNBC why the Swiss pay vote is far more sensible than a "disastrous" potential EU cap on bankers' bonuses.

  • Bonus Cap Will Lead to Banks Leaving the EU: Pro Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Bonus Cap Will Lead to Banks Leaving the EU: Pro

    Alex Deane, head of public affairs at Weber Shandwick and Louise Rouse, director of engagement at Fair Pensions, discuss the proposed European bonus cap.

  • The Great Banking Bonus Cut Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 10:20 PM ET
    The Great Banking Bonus Cut

    Cyrus Daruwala, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, IDC Financial Insights discusses the implications of banking bonus cuts on financial institutions like HSBC & Standard Chartered.

  • Swiss Back Strict Executive Pay Curbs Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 5:38 PM ET
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    Swiss citizens voted on Sunday to impose some of the world's strictest controls on executive pay, forcing public companies to give shareholders a binding vote on compensation, result projections showed.

  • WPP's Sorrell: Bonus Cap a 'Sign of the Times' Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 3:36 AM ET
    WPP's Sorrell: Bonus Cap a 'Sign of the Times'

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, tells CNBC, that the European banker bonus caps are a sign of the times.

  • European Union Deal Caps Bankers’ Bonuses Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 9:01 PM ET

    Bankers' bonuses are to be capped at two times bankers' salaries and banks will be subject to a strict transparency regime, under a provisional EU deal that includes minimal concessions to cushion the pay crackdown. The Financial Times reports.

  • Wall Street Bonus Rose 8% Last Year Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 10:21 AM ET
    Wall Street Bonus Rose 8% Last Year

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports according to New York State Comptroller, Thomas DiNapoli, bonuses on Wall Street rose to a total of $20 billion in 2012.

  • Do Bankers Bonuses Need An Overhaul? Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Do Bankers Bonuses Need An Overhaul?

    John Van Reenen, director of Centre for Economic Performance at LSE, tells CNBC why he is in favor of rewards in the financial sector being based on long term success, not short term risk.

  • Algebris' Serra: Everyone in Banking Is Over Paid Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Algebris' Serra: Everyone in Banking Is Over Paid

    Davide Serra, founding and managing director at Algebris Investments, tells CNBC that banks must cut compensation in order to build capital.

  • Goldman Sachs awarded a dozen senior executives more than 700,000 restricted shares worth nearly $100 million as part of their 2012 bonus awards.

  • Are Bankers a Modern Day Tribe? Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    Are Bankers a Modern Day Tribe?

    Joris Luyendijk, anthropologist and journalist at the Guardian discusses the social behavior of bankers and suggests that they are a form of 'tribe' and bonuses are the 'totem pole they dance around'.

  • Random House Rewards Staff With $5,000 Bonus Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 1:52 PM ET
    Random House Rewards Staff With $5,000 Bonus

    The CEO at Random House makes the holidays a little "greener" this season, promising all employees a $5,000 bonus to celebrate a profitable year - thanks to publishing, "Fifty Shades of Grey," by E.L. James. CNBC's Bob Pisani and John Carney, weigh in.

  • Bosses, Take Note: Your Staff Wants a Holiday Bonus Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 10:32 AM ET
    Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Tip This Holiday Season

    If you’re considering giving your staff a gift or throwing a party this holiday season, here’s a tip.

  • ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Fears Probably Won’t Make Bonuses Come Faster

    U.S. companies may be paying out big dividends, but they’re holding the line with executive bonuses.

  • Accelerating Bonuses Ahead of Cliff? Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 10:37 AM ET
    Accelerating Bonuses Ahead of Cliff?

    CNBC's Mary Thompson explains why many large firms are hesitant to pay employees an early bonus to avoid a bigger tax hit next year.