- The Washington Times - Wednesday, December 16, 2009

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have moved to require companies to reveal more information about how they pay their top executives amid a public outcry over compensation.

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 4-to-1 Wednesday to expand the disclosure requirements for public companies.

Company policies that encouraged excessive risk-taking and rewarded executives for delivering short-term profits were blamed for fueling the financial crisis.

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