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    1. ‘They have a pulse now’: Investors like Hudson’s Bay CEO Helena Foulkes’ ‘Drastic Moves’

      ‘They have a pulse now’: Investors like Hudson’s Bay CEO Helena Foulkes’ ‘Drastic Moves’

      Pursued by an activist investor and tallying a $164 million net loss in its third quarter, Hudson’s Bay Co. still managed to stir up some enthusiasm among industry analysts and investors after its earnings release Wednesday. The reason for hope, says one industry observer, is the company’s new chief executive, Helena Foulkes. By no means are they out of the woods yet “They have a pulse now,” said Bruce Winder, partner at Retail Advisors Network...

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    2. Adviser Backs Paulson’s Proposals in Detour Proxy Fight

      Adviser Backs Paulson’s Proposals in Detour Proxy Fight

      Proxy adviser Glass Lewis on Wednesday backed Paulson & Co.’s call to overhaul Detour Gold Corp.’s board, days after another adviser stopped short of recommending more aggressive changes demanded by the activist investor. Detour’s existing management has been resisting Paulson’s push for a board shakeup and the immediate dismissal of interim chief executive officer Michael Kenyon and chairman Alex Morrison. Paulson has about 6 per cent stake in Detour...

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    3. Nissan Motor Board 'Should Have Known' About Ghosn Issues - Governance Activist

      Nissan Motor Board 'Should Have Known' About Ghosn Issues - Governance Activist

      HONG KONG (Reuters) - A leading corporate governance advocate said the board of Japanese carmaker Nissan must accept collective responsibility over alleged disclosure failings that led to the ousting of chairman Carlos Ghosn. The remarks by Jamie Allen, secretary-general of the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA), come as a biennial survey by the ACGA and CLSA, an Asia-focused brokerage, showed Japan sliding three places to seventh in a regional ranking of governance standards - the worst decline in performance of any country. “If the chairman has been shown to be fraudulently disclosing information, then it’s not just the chairman that is ...

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    4. Japan Slides in Key Asia Corporate Governance Ranking, Ties With India

      Japan Slides in Key Asia Corporate Governance Ranking, Ties With India

      (Reuters) - Japan slid three places to seventh in a widely watched ranking of corporate governance in Asia, tying with India but languishing behind the likes of Thailand and Malaysia. The fall is part of a biennial survey by the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) and CLSA, the Asia-focused brokerage, and comes as governance in Japan is in the spotlight following the arrest last month of Nissan...

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    5. Quotas are a Terrible Way to Promote Board Diversity. Companies Should Do This Instead

      Quotas are a Terrible Way to Promote Board Diversity. Companies Should Do This Instead

      The just-concluded 2018 elections have been referred to as a new " year of the woman ," as nearly 25% of all members of the next Congress will be female. That puts Congress one point ahead of S&P 500 boardrooms, where 24% of all corporate directors are women . Neither number is impressive — and the pace of change remains glacially slow...

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    6. Angry Protesters Interrupted JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon During an Investor Conference in New York for Supporting Private Prisons

      Angry Protesters Interrupted JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon During an Investor Conference in New York for Supporting Private Prisons
      • Protesters interrupted JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's remarks at an investor conference on Tuesday.
      • Their demands centered on the bank's financing of the operators of private prisons, which are holding immigrant children detained at the US border.

      Protesters interrupted JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's presentation at an investor conference Tuesday not once. But twice...

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    7. Facebook's Board Needs to Get a Spine and Fire Mark Zuckerberg, Marketing Guru Scott Galloway Said

      Facebook's Board Needs to Get a Spine and Fire Mark Zuckerberg, Marketing Guru Scott Galloway Said
      • Facebook ought to fire both CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg for the string of failures on their watch, marketing professor Scott Galloway said at Business Insider's IGNITION conference Monday.
      • Zuckerberg holds majority control over Facebook, but the board ought to get the nerve up to fire him anyway, Galloway said.
      • Sandberg may be a feminist icon, but she still ought to be held accountable for Facebook's scandals and fiascos, he said...
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