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2015/04/25 21:38
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A group of former top Sony Corp executives has delivered an unusually blunt critique to the firm’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai, accusing him of losing sight of innovation by focusing on...
2015/04/25 21:38
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2015/04/24 16:35
2015/04/24 16:35
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Shareholders should throw out Bank of America's corporate governance board following its decision to promote CEO Brian Moynihan to chairman of the board in October, CLSA bank analyst Mike Mayo said...
2015/04/21 14:56
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PARIS: Proxy advisory firms are threatening to block key financial resolutions at French aerospace group Safran , opening a second front in a battle between the French government and institutional...
2015/04/20 22:33
2015/04/20 22:33
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Synacor’s management scored a victory Monday, as shareholders chose management-backed board candidates over a slate presented by dissident investors. The Buffalo-based Internet content provider said...
2015/04/19 23:45
2015/04/19 23:45
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Bill Jamieson: Alliance should repel Elliott Elliott says the trusts management charges and costs charges are too high and that chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox is paid too much. Picture: PA We...
2015/04/17 21:50
2015/04/17 21:50
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LONDON (Reuters) - A campaign for the installation of new board directors at British investment group Alliance Trust (ATST.L) has gained partial support from shareholder advisory group Glass...
2015/04/17 18:39
2015/04/17 18:39
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The giant Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and British Columbia’s large pension manager are both voting against the re-election of the entire board of Barrick Gold Corp. over concerns about the...
2015/04/16 23:30
2015/04/16 23:30
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Activist shareholders are pushing Chevron to stop using corporate money to influence elections as part of a growing effort to raise awareness about money in politics after the oil giant spent an...
2015/04/16 16:19
2015/04/16 16:19
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Discovery Communications CEO was the highest paid CEO in the Washington metropolitan area in 2014. (Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg) CEOs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area have been getting some...
2015/04/13 12:49
2015/04/13 12:49
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LAS VEGAS—Elaine Wynn lashed out at a top proxy advisory firm that criticized governance at Wynn Resorts Ltd. and spoke glowingly of the casino operator run by her former husband even as she was...
2015/04/10 19:35
2015/04/10 19:35
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Aviva has reduced the maximum payout for its chief executive under a long-term share plan following opposition to the potential £3.4m award for this year. The insurer had proposed granting Mark...
2015/04/10 15:08
2015/04/10 15:08
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Synacor Inc. expects its first-quarter sales to be stronger than it forecast in late February, topping last year’s revenues by about 4 percent, the Buffalo-based Internet content provider said...
2015/04/10 13:33
2015/04/10 13:33
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As Synacor’s battle with a group of disgruntled shareholders heads into the homestretch, the dissident investors’ efforts to put three of their own candidates on the Buffalo company’s board of...
2015/04/08 10:49
2015/04/08 10:49
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In the sometimes clubby, wood-paneled world of corporate boards at publicly traded companies, a letter from an activist investor is about as welcome as a Wells notice from the SEC and not always as...
2015/04/07 14:04
2015/04/07 14:04
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A leading independent proxy advisory firm has recommended that Wynn Resorts shareholders withhold their votes for two company-recommended candidates to serve on the company’s board of...
2015/04/03 02:19
2015/04/03 02:19
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Starting to get trimmed. (Photo by flickr user pmarkham under a Creative Commons Attribution License) Roland Smith has been the CEO of Office Depot for approximately 16 months. During that time, the...
2015/04/03 00:43
2015/04/03 00:43
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Even people paid to know such things have never heard of Groveland Capital, a Minneapolis hedge fund manager that is running a spirited campaign to oust the board of a mini-conglomerate called Biglari...
2015/04/01 14:50
2015/04/01 14:50
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Bob Dudley, Group Chief Executive of BP, gives a keynote address at the Oil & Money conference in central London, October 29, 2014. LONDON (Reuters) - Two leading consultants have urged BP (BP.L)...
2015/03/27 13:21
2015/03/27 13:21
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Steak 'n Shake is one of the subsidiaries of San Antonio-based Biglari Holdings. San Antonio-based Biglari (NYSE: BH) and Groveland, which owns a less than 1 percent ownership stake in the company’s...
2015/04/25 21:38
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