Indianapolis Business Journal

JUNE 4-10, 2012

This week, check out IBJ's annual review of executive compensation at Indiana companies—complete with a searchable database. Also, read about why Tim Durham's attorney wants to keep the financier's pre-indictment lifestyle out of court. In Focus, find out how Conexus Indiana proposes the state pay for infrastructure improvements. And in A&E, Lou Harry takes a spin through the new Hot Wheels exhibition at Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Stock-based pay builds wealth for Indiana execs

IBJ's annual review of proxy statements for Indiana public companies found senior executives' median compensation rose 14 percent in 2011. But that analysis uses the fair market value of stock and options awards on the date they were granted. If a company's stock price surges, executives can make out far better. (with searchable database)

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Durham lawyer wants lifestyle out of trial

Tim Durham’s attorney is hellbent on preventing prosecutors from fixating on the things that made the Indianapolis financier a staple of TV news and gossip columns—his fancy cars, waterfront mansion and other trappings of a lavish lifestyle. Durham’s trial is set to begin on Friday.

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Charter schools in pipeline to be heavy on technology

Three “blended learning” educational organizations have been approved to open 19 charter schools here that combine online technology and face-to-face instruction. The strategy allows schools to save money by employing fewer teachers, yet also can produce impressive student results.

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EDITORIAL: City sends message that design counts

Indianapolis’ urban design guidelines are intended to create an environment that is appealing to those who live, work and shop here. That, in turn, creates demand, providing an opportunity for future investment while protecting investments already in place.

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Simon grossly overpaid

Having experienced a somewhat predictable rejection of the proposed compensation package for CEO David Simon, the board of Simon Property Group now will propose a lesser amount which, by comparison, will seem reasonable.

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