Executive Compensation

UPDATE 3-Former AIG head Benmosche dies; led insurer after bailout

NEW YORK, Feb 27 - Robert Benmosche, who took the helm of insurer American International Group after a massive government bailout at the height of the financial crisis, died on Friday at 70 after a battle with lung cancer.

Fitch Affirms Saudi Arabia at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, February 27 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Saudi Arabia's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'AA'. The Outlooks are Stable. The Country Ceiling has been affirmed at 'AA+' and the Short-term foreign currency IDR at 'F1+'. KEY RATING DRIVERS The affirmation reflects the following factors: Saudi Arabia's substantial external and fiscal buffers are a key support for the ratings in an enviro

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UPDATE 3-Bankia to pay first dividend after state caps listing liabilities

* To make first-ever dividend payment, for 2014 business year

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REFILE-UPDATE 4-Britain's Lloyds to pay first dividend since rescue

LONDON, Feb 27 - Lloyds Banking Group is paying its first dividend in more than six years after reporting a rise in profit and improvements in its capital strength, a milestone in the bank's recovery after it was bailed out during the financial crisis.

27 Feb 2015

EU panel casts doubt on Germany's proposed motorway toll

BERLIN, Feb 27 - A German plan to introduce a motorway toll next year aimed at foreign drivers would violate European Union laws, in the view of an EU Commission panel, a German magazine reported on Friday.

27 Feb 2015

2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18, says Blatter

BELFAST - The World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than Dec. 18, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday.

27 Feb 2015

UPDATE 1-Soccer-2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18, says Blatter

BELFAST, Feb 27 - The World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than Dec. 18, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday.

27 Feb 2015

Former Kremlin banker Pugachev loses appeal to keep trust income hidden

LONDON, Feb 27 - Sergei Pugachev, a Russian tycoon once dubbed "the cashier to the Kremlin," must disclose further information about the trusts he uses to bolster his income, a London Court of Appeal judge ruled on Friday.

27 Feb 2015

BRIEF-Medistim Transfers 15,000 shares to CEO Kari Krogstad

* Transferred 15,000 shares to Medistim CEO Kari Krogstad as part of her compensation for 2015 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

27 Feb 2015

Spain's Bankia says IPO compensation bill capped at 312 mln euros

MADRID, Feb 27 - Spain's state-controlled lender Bankia on Friday said the costs it will have to assume to compensate investors who bought into its ill-fated share sale in 2011 will be capped at 312 million euros ($350 million).

27 Feb 2015

Director's cut: Best-paid corporate boards

A seat on a corporate board is nice work if you can get it, especially at three companies that pay their directors more than $100,000 per meeting. A Reuters Special Report.  Full Article