UK - Pensions Investment Research Consultants recommended shareholders vote against "excessive rewards" for directors of the merged ITV network.
PIRC had no corporate governance concerns about the merger of Carlton and Granada but flagged up details of discretionary incentive schemes.
It said that while the incentives were acceptable individually, in aggregate they offered “excessive rewards for the level of performance required”.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers