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Swiss Cantons Nidwalden, Glarus Back CEO Pay Limits, SF1 Reports

March 03, 2013

Voters in the two small Swiss cantons of Nidwalden and Glarus approved tough new limits on executive pay today, according to Swiss television, an early indicator a plebiscite to impose limits on pay outs to “fat cats” may get approved.

The initiative would allow a finding annual shareholder vote on executive compensation for listed companies and other measures. According to polls, an approval is likely.

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