Former IBM Lawyer Spurs Dodd-Frank Pay Ratio Fight

April 30 (Bloomberg) -- James Cotton, a retired International Business Machines Corp. lawyer, wrote a 1997 article in the Northern Illinois Law Review arguing public U.S. firms should disclose the ratio of their chief executives' pay to their workers. In 2010, the rule was included in the Dodd-Frank Act, but hasn't been implemented by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Bloomberg's Elliot Blair Smith reports. (Source: Bloomberg)
Putin Takes a Pay Cut as Approval Rating Rises to 85%
37:59 - EU ministers reviewed the status of sanctions against Russia at a meeting in Riga, Latvia while Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a cut in his pay as his approval rating rose to 85 percent in a new poll. Bloomberg’s Henry Meyer reports on “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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