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EBA CRD4 remuneration guidelines propose extension of the bankers' bonus cap

EU banks would be required to re-classify so-called role-based allowances (RBAs) paid to senior bankers as variable pay, capped at 100% of salary, by 2016 or explain why they have not done so, under draft guidelines put forward for consultation by the European... 06 Mar 2015

Influential industry-investor directors' remuneration reporting guidance refreshed for 2014

Influential guidance which brings together the views of companies and shareholders on how companies should disclose and set executive pay in line with their legal responsibilities has been updated to "supplement, clarify and emphasise" aspects of the existing... 18 Dec 2014

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UK drops EU court challenge to bankers' bonus cap

The UK government has dropped its legal challenge to the EU-wide cap on bankers' bonuses, saying that it would not have been likely to succeed after an advisor to the EU's top court this week rejected its arguments . 21 Nov 2014

EU court advised to throw out UK challenge to bankers' bonus cap rules

The EU's highest court has been advised to throw out the UK's legal challenge against rules that place a cap on the variable pay, generally bonuses, bankers can receive as a proportion of their fixed pay, which generally means salary. 20 Nov 2014

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