golden parachute

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golden parachute,

a contract given to top executives of a corporation to provide benefits in case of job loss due to a takeover by another firm or a merger. The unusually generous benefits may include substantial severance pay, a one-time bonus payment when employment ends, or stock options.
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After reviewing the different factors, the court concluded that part of the compensation was unreasonable and therefore were nondeductible golden parachute payments.
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This is mandatory, or the CEO will be dangling from his or her golden parachute in short order.
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Why should your bank's CEO get a golden parachute while the rest of the bank nose dives?