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Supplement
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Reference no. 9-110-005
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 2009
Version: 24 June 2010

Abstract

As the recession lingered on into 2009, the US government sought to limit executive pay and excessive risk. The debate raged over what constituted excessive risk and how best to mitigate it. This case describes the government restrictions on executive pay for TARP recipients and delves into the debate on executive compensation and incentives that encourage excessive risk.
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Abstract

As the recession lingered on into 2009, the US government sought to limit executive pay and excessive risk. The debate raged over what constituted excessive risk and how best to mitigate it. This case describes the government restrictions on executive pay for TARP recipients and delves into the debate on executive compensation and incentives that encourage excessive risk.

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2008-2009

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