Bonus (Rules) Watch ’16: You Can’t Spend It All In One Place

If regulators have anything to say about it.

At least, unless you are extremely patient. Because pretty soon, you won’t be able to have it all in one place from something between three and 10 years, and only then if you’re good.

U.S. regulators are set to release a long-awaited update of proposed crisis-era Wall Street compensation rules at a public meeting April 21, according to a government notice posted Thursday….

The new version is expected to require banks to hold back much of an executive’s bonus beyond the three years already adopted by many firms, according to people familiar with the matter.

Proposal to Rein In Wall Street Bonuses Coming April 21 [WSJ]


Your share. By Shane Adams from Olathe, KS, USA (The Bucket Aftermath) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Bonus Watch ’16: Enjoy Your Crumbs

Wall Street profits rose by 21%. Your bonus? Not so much.

Bonus Watch '16: Goldman Sachs CEOs

If you're unhappy about your bonus this year, perhaps it'll make you feel less alone to know Lloyd Blankfein's dropped, too. (To $23 million.)

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Bonus Watch ’17: Wall Street

Big Apple bankers have almost put that financial crisis unpleasantness behind them, paycheck-wise.


Bonus Watch '18: You Are All Deutsche Bankers Now

How's a $0 bonus sound? Does zero money work for you this year?

Bonus Watch '16: No One Is In This Business For The Money, Right?

Otherwise next week's bonus conversations could get awkward.

Bonus Watch '16: British Banks

HSBC takes the lead, while RBS defies the odds by having any money at all to distribute.