And you thought hedge funds paid too much. Consider the people who run FIFA, the much-maligned, much-investigated governing body of world soccer. FIFA, now subject to a sprawling U.S. corruption probe, pays its professional staff 34 percent more than hedge funds and 25 percent more than banks award their traders, according to salary benchmarking site Emolument.com. FIFA also paid its employees 37 percent more than the Union of European Football Associations, or UEFA, Emolument said.
This article was published in Bloomberg, 10th June