Chief financial officers offered some strong opinions on the Securities and Exchange Commission's proposal to expand disclosure of executive compensation, according to the first quarter "CFO Outlook Survey," conducted by Financial Executives International and Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business.

Seventy-one percent of survey respondents are generally behind the SEC's proposal, though 64 percent are against the House version of the bill, which would require shareholder approval of executive pay packages. The third that would approve such a bill, either outright, or under certain circumstances, was weighted towards private companies.

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