Pigs at the Trough: Lessons from Australia's Decade of Corporate Greed

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The past decade has seen a period of unparalleled growth inexecutive remuneration. But while CEO pay exploded, shareholderslooked on helplessly as some of Australia's best-known companiesself-destructed. When the fall eventually came, executives werewell protected. Shareholders and creditors were not so lucky.

From Telstra's enriching of Sol Trujillo to the toppling of EddyGroves's ABC Learning Centres and the untold accounts of thebillions lost by the collapsed Babcock & Brown, Allco FinanceGroup and MFS, Pigs at the Trough tells the story of how ageneration of executives, under the supervision of well-known andrespected non-executive directors, pushed all the boundaries andsometimes sailed right over them ... and got away with it.

A pacey, irreverent read but with a devastatingly seriousmessage, Pigs at the Trough gives investors invaluableinsights into how to spot the telltale signs of impending corporatecollapse, and how to avoid being another victim.

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Adam Schwab was a corporate lawyer at one of Australia's largest firms before becoming a founding director of diversified accommodation and services group AJ Capital. Since 2004, he has also been a financial journalist and business commentator for Australia's largest and most influential online publication, Crikey, a business contributor to Fairfax publications, including The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and has advised some of Australia's leading fund managers on corporate governance and remuneration issues. Go to www.adamschwab.com for more information on Adam Schwab.

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