April 28 Mastercard Inc:
* Mastercard Inc CEO Ajay Banga's 2016 total compensation $16.9 million versus $15.5 million in 2015 - SEC filing
* CFO Martina Hund-Mejean's total compensation for 2016 was $5.8 million versus $5.1 million in 2015 Source text (bit.ly/2qePCcM) Further company coverage:
UPDATE 5-Brazil defends beef after 'system-wide problem' prompts U.S. ban
CHICAGO/BRASILIA, June 23 Brazil scrambled to shore up its beef industry's reputation on Friday after the United States blocked shipments of fresh cuts, saying it found abscesses in the meat and signs of systemic failure of inspections in the world's largest beef exporter.
BRIEF-CalPERS says IAC abandons plan to issue non-voting stock in response to CalPERS Lawsuit
June 23 California Public Employees' Retirement System: