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    1. How Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Went From "Le Cost Killer" to Alleged Pay Cheat

      How Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Went From "Le Cost Killer" to Alleged Pay Cheat

      Carlos Ghosn, one of the world's best-known chief executives, is now in the spotlight after a sudden reversal of fortune. Ghosn, 64, will be dismissed from his role as chairman of Japan's Nissan after an internal investigation found he underreported his income and engaged in other "significant misconduct." Tokyo prosecutors arrested him Monday for violations of financial law...

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    2. Panalpina's Chairman to Leave in May; Activist Had Demanded He Quit

      Panalpina's Chairman to Leave in May; Activist Had Demanded He Quit

      (Reuters) - Swiss logistics company Panalpina said on Monday that Chairman Peter Ulber would not stand for re-election at the next annual general meeting in May. The air and sea freight company has come under pressure to change its chairman from activist shareholder Cevian Capital, which has a 12.3 percent stake...

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    3. This London Fund Made a $113 Million Short Bet on Renault Before it Tanked 14%

      This London Fund Made a $113 Million Short Bet on Renault Before it Tanked 14%
      • Merian Investors placed a bet on Renault's shares falling on October 30, according to regulatory filings.
      • Renault's shares dropped as much as 14% Monday after its CEO was arrested over financial misconduct allegations.

      London-based Merian Investors, formerly Old Mutual Global Investors, made a sizeable bearish bet on Renault before the stock tumbled...

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    4. Breaking News: In a Shocking Development, Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Has Reportedly Been Arrested

      Breaking News:  In a Shocking Development, Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Has Reportedly Been Arrested

      Carlos Ghosn, a legend in the auto industry has reportedly been arrested. The longtime leader of the Renault-Nissan alliance allegedly engaged in misconduct, CNN reported. Ghosn has been considered one of the most effective leaders of the past two decades in the car business...

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    5. Telecom Italia Shares Are Up After Board Appoints New CEO

      Telecom Italia Shares Are Up After Board Appoints New CEO

      Telecom Italia shares rose slightly Monday after the company named Luigi Gubitosi as its new chief executive officer Sunday to replace recently-ousted CEO Amos Genish. Mr. Gubitosi joined Telecom Italia as an independent board member in May 2018. He was appointed an extraordinary commissioner of Alitalia SpA in May 2017 and previously served as CEO of Italy's Wind Telecomunicazioni SpA and general manager of Italian state broadcaster RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana...

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    6. Telecom Italia Is Said Ready to Name Luigi Gubitosi as CEO

      Telecom Italia Is Said Ready to Name Luigi Gubitosi as CEO

      (Bloomberg) -- Telecom Italia SpA is set to name former Merrill Lynch banker Luigi Gubitosi as its new chief executive officer after Amos Genish was ousted this week by allies of an activist shareholder, according to people familiar with the matter. The 10 directors who are backed by Elliott Management Corp. agreed on Gubitosi during a conference call they held Saturday, the people said, asking not to be named since the discussions are confidential...

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    7. Barclays Faces Expulsion From European Blue-Chip Index on Brexit Bloomberg

      Barclays Faces Expulsion From European Blue-Chip Index on Brexit Bloomberg

      (Bloomberg) -- The steepest annual decline in Barclays Plc’s shares in seven years is putting the British bank in danger of losing its coveted place in the Stoxx Europe 50 index. The lender, which has come under pressure from an activist investor to shrink its trading business, has lost about 17 percent of its market value this year as Brexit-related fears weigh on U.K. banks...

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    8. Investor Drops Case Against Dell's VMware Stock Swap Deal

      Investor Drops Case Against Dell's VMware Stock Swap Deal

      Activist investor Carl Icahn is throwing in the towel in his lawsuit against Dell Technologies, saying the litigation is "unwinnable" following a new VMware stock swap deal Dell unveiled Thursday which sweetened the offer for shareholders. "In connection with the revised deal, it appears that stockholders representing 17 percent of the stock have decided to switch over and support Dell...

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    9. Bombardier Executive Stock Plan Under the Microscope by Securities Regulator

      Bombardier Executive Stock Plan Under the Microscope by Securities Regulator

      MONTREAL - Quebec's financial market regulator is reviewing Bombardier Inc.'s executive compensation plan, calling on the plane-and-train maker to suspend all related trades just hours after Quebec's premier expressed lukewarm hopes about the future of the beleaguered company's commercial aerospace operations. The Autorite des marches financiers is reviewing how Bombardier implemented its Automatic Stock Disposition Plan, rolled out last August...

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    10. ISS Rules for New Campbell Board Members

      ISS Rules for New Campbell Board Members

      “Given the board’s subpar oversight of critical issues such as M&A and succession planning, shareholders may wonder whether the incumbent board is capable of steering Campbell back on track in a timely manner,” says ISS in the ruling. Campbell returned about 19% to shareholders over the last two years, while the S&P 500 has nearly tripled. At one point Loeb proposed replacing all 12 board members, but he backed off that request in the last few days...

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    11. MoviePass' Owner Lost $130 Million Last Quarter, as it Saw a 'Significant Decline' in Subscribers and 2 More Board Resignations

      MoviePass' Owner Lost $130 Million Last Quarter, as it Saw a 'Significant Decline' in Subscribers and 2 More Board Resignations
      • MoviePass' owner, Helios & Matheson Analytics (HMNY), reported a loss of $130 million for the three months ending September 30, according to its third-quarter filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
      • It also noted that MoviePass has suffered a "significant decline" in subscriptions due to unpopular changes.
      • Two board members resigned in October the day after HMNY announced that it was planning to branch off MoviePass into its own publicly traded company...
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    12. Dell Technologies: Sweetens VMware Offer with Higher Price, Board Seat

      Dell Technologies: Sweetens VMware Offer with Higher Price, Board Seat

      (Reuters) - Dell Technologies on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMware to $120 per share, still way short of the $300 price suggested by activist investor Carl Icahn. The computer maker in July offered to pay $21.7 billion, or $109 per share, in cash and stock to buy back shares tied to its interest in VMware, returning the computer maker to the stock market without an initial public offering...

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    13. Bernie Sanders Targets Walmart: Bill Would Block Stock Buybacks Unless Workers Get $15 Minimum Wage

      Bernie Sanders Targets Walmart: Bill Would Block Stock Buybacks Unless Workers Get $15 Minimum Wage

      In his latest broadside against big business, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is introducing a bill Thursday that would prevent large companies from buying back stock unless their employees are paid at least $15 an hour. The proposal is aimed squarely at the nation's largest bricks-and-mortar retailer: Walmart, which announced earnings Thursday that beat analysts' expectations though revenue missed forecasts...

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