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

Wall St banks top London bonus league

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European lenders increasingly cede market share to US rivals


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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

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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

Numbers fall off StanChart’s scoreboard

Investors puzzled by noble gesture to waive reward for failure

EU proposes to extend bank pay rules

Bonus caps of ‘major concern’ in London

StanChart chief waives bonus

Bank expands restructuring plans to weather ‘perfect storm’

UK bank bosses more bullish on bonuses

Only RBS chief Ross McEwan has declined award for 2014

RBS’s McEwan hands back £1m of pay

Chief declines payment designed to dodge EU cap

Labour to include allowances in bonus tax

Opposition seeks to exploit public anger at bank scandals

HSBC chief says bankers face double standards

Business held to higher account than bishops, says Gulliver

Rothschild eyes paying bonuses early

Move to avoid extra taxes if UK’s Labour party returns to power

HSBC executives pressed to cut bonuses

Restraint urged following tax scandal at Swiss arm

Banks get creative to retain junior ranks

Institutions look at non-pay initiatives for staff

Investment banks review junior ranks’ pay

Banks have increased junior bankers’ salaries by as much as 20%

Asset managers’ pay set to beat bankers

They will overtake in 2016 on current trends

Defer bank bonuses for 10 years, says MP

Treasury committee chairman wants pay aligned with risk