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    1. Shaking up Board Oversight of CEOs

      Shaking up Board Oversight of CEOs

      New York City's public pension funds have pushed this year for independent board chairmen and chairwomen at several U.S. corporations, winning the shareholder vote at Netflix and obtaining an agreement at Wellpoint. Arguing that chief executives shouldn't also chair the boards responsible for CEO oversight, the funds proposed similar measures at Aetna, Johnson Controls, Mylan, Urban ...

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    2. Ackman Acknowledges "Mistakes" in Letter to Investors

      Ackman Acknowledges "Mistakes" in Letter to Investors

      The activist investor William A. Ackman had some explaining to do.  After a turbulent few months, in which he resigned from the board of J.C. Penneyand continued to experience losses on his bet against Herbalife, Mr. Ackman, the head of Pershing Square Capital Management, wrote to his investors on Tuesday to provide some context on the recent headlines...

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    3. Forbes Blasts Rise of Africa’s Richest Woman as Corrupt, “Kleptocratic”

      Forbes Blasts Rise of Africa’s Richest Woman as Corrupt, “Kleptocratic”

      With more money comes more scrutiny and Isabel Santos — the richest woman in Africa — is no exception.  A recent Forbes article, titled "Daddy's Girl: How an African 'Princess' Banked $3 Billion in a Country Living on $2 a Day," lifted the lid on Santos’ impressive title of Africa’s youngest and first woman billionaire. The article digs deep into the origins and legalities of her multiple earnings, given that she’s the eldest daughter of Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos...

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    4. Corporate Directors Predict Economic Growth in 2014

      Corporate Directors Predict Economic Growth in 2014

      WASHINGTON, Aug 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- An ongoing survey by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) shows corporate directors continue to feel positive about the economy and in hiring in 2014. NACD's Board Confidence Index (BCI), which takes the economic pulse of the director community quarterly, showed a score of 63.1--a score above 50 indicates a positive outlook on the markets...

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    5. BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins could get $55.6 million if ousted after sale

      BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins could get $55.6 million if ousted after sale

      BlackBerry chief executive Thorsten Heins could get up to $55.6 million if the embattled company is sold and he is fired, according to securities filings. The Waterloo-based company declined to comment on the figure, saying only that the information is publicly available in documents filed with Canadian securities officials . Under the change of control provisions in his contract, Heins would ...

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    6. Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms Recommend Esperanza Shareholders Vote in Favour of Proposed Transaction With ...

      Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firms Recommend Esperanza Shareholders Vote in Favour of Proposed Transaction With ...

      VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 16, 2013) - Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") and Glass Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis"), two leading proxy advisory firms, have recommended that shareholders of Esperanza Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EPZ) (OTCQX:ESPZF) vote FOR the plan of arrangement with Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI) (NYSE:AGI) to be voted on at a special meeting of the ...

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