Bank Bonuses

The issue of bankers’ bonuses continues to be a political hot potato as bank chiefs defy political and public pressure to curb pay-outs as public sector cuts begin to bite

Field narrowed in bank conduct regime

Small number of top executives in line fore for 10-year clawback


CEO's pay
See how chief executives’ pay has changed
Bank earnings interactive graphic
How pay relates to performance

Drop in number of bankers earning €1m

Data show snapshot of trends before EU-wide curb on bonuses

Bank bonuses show biggest fall in decade

Finance and insurance payouts drop almost 10% to £13.6bn

Banks fear handicap under EU bonus rules

Industry warns smaller lenders may find it hard to recruit talent

RBS hands £3.3m of shares to top staff

Payouts come a week after the government began selling its stake

UK bank regulator earned £701,000 last year

Wheatley runs body branded ‘dysfunctional’ by parliament

Bank chiefs who top the pay table

Dimon and Gorman shoot past Goldman’s Blankfein

Deutsche rejects claim Jain lobbied for traders’ €130m bonus

BaFin report takes comments out of context, says bank

Demonstrators and police clash as they try to storm offices of RBS during a protest against bankers' bonuses in London
©Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Bankers seek ways round bonus clawbacks

Lawyers report new enquiries about putting assets out of reach

UK bankers face 10-year bonus clawback

FCA and PRA proposals aim to promote ‘safety and soundness’

Lloyds bonus cut after record PPI fine

Customers given second dose of unfair treatment, says regulator

UK banks fight back against EU bonus cap extension

British Bankers’ Association says changes are ‘disproportionate’

Wall St banks top London bonus league

European lenders increasingly cede market share to US rivals

JPMorgan investors protest over pay

Sizeable objection on executive pay and leadership structure

ABN boss apologises after pay reversal

Flotation disrupted after planned award provokes political uproar

Lagarde calls for bankers’ pay shake-up

IMF chief says companies encourage short-term risk-taking

Advisory firm attacks Dimon’s cash bonus

JPMorgan investors urged to vote against chief’s pay package

Commerzbank setback in bonus vote

Government blocks plan to give some staff bumper payouts

Investor ire over bank bonus structure

Prospect of protest votes in coming AGM season

UK’s top 5 banks slash bonuses by £1bn

Data also show lenders set aside £10bn for fines in 2014

Morgan Stanley chief lands $22.5m package

James Gorman gets 25% pay rise for 2014

UBS chiefs put SFr58m bonuses to vote

Shareholders to decide on variable pay under ‘fat cat initiative’

Barclays pays out £16.5m in share awards

Payout to top managers is half the amount paid in previous year

Wall St jobs up for first time since 2011

Traders and bankers enjoy higher bonuses despite fall in profits