Executive Compensation

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Executive Compensation: Excessive Salary or Disguised Dividend?

August 10, 2009 Business Valuation

The Seventh Circuit held that the salary earned by a CEO of a privately-held business (including a $17 million year-end bonus) was neither excessive nor a disguised dividend.

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Divorce Planning: Time to Defer Bonuses?

June 11, 2009 Child Support

A recent article in Business Week considers whether it is a good time to defer performance-based bonuses into qualified plans, a worthy consideration for divorcing executives.

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