May 31, 2011
100 F Street, NE
Washington, DC 20549
America paid a terrible economic price because of irresponsible risk-taking by Wall Street executives. Those executives took those risks because they knew that they could walk away with billions of dollars in bonuses and stock options and never pay for the long-term consequences of their actions. We need tough rules so that Wall Street pay packages don't encourage short-term risk taking.
Your rules should require at least a five year deferral period for executive bonuses at big banks, ban executive hedging of their pay packages, and require specific details from banks on precisely how they ensure that executives will share in the long-run risks created by their decisions. It should apply to the full range of important financial institutions, and draw in all the key executives at those companies.
Once this rule is passed, only you will know the details of its enforcement. But it's important for the public to know the progress you are making on this vital issue. You should report back to the public annually with a detailed report on progress in creating accountability for Wall Street pay.
There need to be very strong incentitives for stability not volitility.
there need to be incentives for executive compensation packages to be more in scale to the workers of the world. What does one person need a quarter of a billion dollars for anyway? It is completely out of human scale and more like the king of a small cariben island. It is compleatly immoral to be funding a bunch of "Papa-Dock's" and
"Baby-dock's". They are not actualy runing the economies
of cariben nations they are spoiling and corrupting OUR Congress!
Referencing Docket No.'s:
OTS: RIN 155-AC49
OCC: RIN 1557-AD39
Fed: RIN 7100-AD69
SEC: RIN 3235-AL06
FHFA: RIN 2590-AA42
FDIC: RIN 3064-AD56