CEO Salaries Fannie Mae is the latest corporation to see top executives leave amid charges of mismanagement. Those executives will take severance packages worth many millions of dollars with them. Wasn't that supposed to stop after Enron? We'll talk about headhunters, golden parachutes and the market for CEOs.
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Fannie Mae is the latest corporation to see top executives leave amid charges of mismanagement. Those executives will take severance packages worth many millions of dollars with them. Wasn't that supposed to stop after Enron? We'll talk about headhunters, golden parachutes and the market for CEOs.

Guests:

John Mckinnon, rporter for The Wall Street Journal. He's been covering the Fannie Mae accounting story.

Jesse Fried, professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley

Steven Hall, president of Pearl Meyer and Partners