Fifth & Pacific – Liz Claibourne to those of us old enough to remember – just restructured, changed its name again, and let its CEO go. But the parachute was unnecessary. See why here:

Deciding to write about Time Warner Cable’s rejection of Charter Communications bid I thought I was just going to have a rant about the infamous John Malone, but then I checked out TWC’s board and it was even worse than Liberty Media’s!

While Electronic Arts may have an incentive plan that could inspire executives to artificially boost stock price, that is not the case at two of its rivals – Take-Two Interactive and Activision.

This is the second in a series of five articles, covering the top five highest paid CEOs in the US. Number two in the list is Richard Kinder, CEO of Kinder Morgan  (NYSE: KMI ) , who made $1.1 billion (and again, as with the number one spot Facebook, that's not a spelling mistake, I did mean billion) in fiscal 2012, the latest year for which figures are available.

The parallels between Mark Zuckerberg and Kinder are remarkable. Like the co-founder of Facebook, Richard Kinder is also the co-founder of his company Kinder Morgan. And pay is not the only issue at Kinder Morgan; in fact, it's not really an issue at all. Again, like Facebook, there are issues with control at Kinder Morgan – though these issues are improving – and, like the billions "earned" by Zuckerberg, this compensation for Mr. Kinder is not really pay at all, it is simply a return on investment.

Read the full analysis by BHJ Partners' Paul Hodgson here.