Swiss back curbs on executive pay in referendum
3 March 2013 Last updated at 19:43 GMT
Swiss voters have overwhelmingly backed proposals to impose some of the world's strictest controls on executive pay, final referendum results show.
Nearly 68% of the voters supported plans to give shareholders a veto on compensation and ban big payouts for new and departing managers.
The vote came just days after the EU approved measures to cap bankers bonuses, as Theo Leggett explains.