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    1. Tesla Surges After Judge Approves Elon Musk's Settlement with SEC

      Tesla Surges After Judge Approves Elon Musk's Settlement with SEC
      • Tesla rallied Tuesday morning after a judge approved CEO Elon Musk's settlement over a fraud charge.
      • The Securities and Exchange Commission sued Musk last month over allegations that he committed fraud when he said he had "funding secured" to take Tesla private.
      • All eyes are on now on the company's third-quarter earnings report later this month...
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    2. GOP Rep. Sean Duffy Takes on Proxy Advisers: They're 'playing all sides of the field'

      GOP Rep. Sean Duffy Takes on Proxy Advisers: They're 'playing all sides of the field'

      Congress is growing increasingly interested in the use of shareholder proposals to push corporations toward liberal or conservative policies, particularly the influence wielded over the process by advisory firms. By buying as little as $2,000 worth of shares, investors gain the right to introduce resolutions that direct a corporate board to take a certain action...

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      Mentions: Investors SEC ISS
    3. Telstra Shareholders Just Hit the Board with a New Australian Record 'First Strike' Vote Against Executive Pay

      Telstra Shareholders Just Hit the Board with a New Australian Record 'First Strike' Vote Against Executive Pay

      Telstra shareholders have made it clear just how unhappy they are with the company’s executive remuneration policy. The Australian reports a staggering 62% of eligible shareholders voted against Telstra’s remuneration report at today’s annual general meeting. That’s a new record high in corporate Australia, beating the 61.4% of AMP shareholders who rejected the company’s executive remuneration report back in May...

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    4. Carl Icahn: Michael Dell Using 'Scare Tactics' on Dell Tracking Stock Holders

      Carl Icahn: Michael Dell Using 'Scare Tactics' on Dell Tracking Stock Holders

      Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said Monday that Michael Dell and the private equity firm Silver Lake are "manipulating" and "coercing" shareholders of the tracking stock of VMware into accepting their buyout offer. By using "scare tactics," Icahn claimed, Dell and Silver Lake are "literally stealing" $11 billion from shareholders in a plan to take Dell public again. Icahn contends Dell and Silver Lake are significantly undervaluing VMware, a software company, in order to make money...

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    5. 'I've decided to step down as CEO': Eddie Lampert sends email to Sears employees after the company files for bankruptcy (SHLD)

      'I've decided to step down as CEO': Eddie Lampert sends email to Sears employees after the company files for bankruptcy (SHLD)
      • Eddie Lampert sent an email to Sears employees on Monday announcing the company's bankruptcy filing.
      • "I’ve decided to step down as CEO," Lampert wrote. "Know that this does not change my commitment to Sears Holdings, and I will continue to be actively involved as chairman of the board of directors."
      • Lampert attributed the company's bankruptcy filing to "a difficult retail environment, unsatisfactory operating performance, and legacy liabilities impacted by historically low interest rates."...
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    6. Carl Icahn to Oppose Dell’s Purchase of DVMT Tracking Shares

      Carl Icahn to Oppose Dell’s Purchase of DVMT Tracking Shares

      Carl Icahn is gearing up for another battle with Michael Dell. The activist investor, who fought Dell when he took his namesake computer company private in 2013, will challenge plans to take it public again. Icahn on Monday disclosed that he has boosted his stake in shares that track Dell Technologies Inc.’s DVMT, +3.01% interest in VMware Inc. VMW, +4.42% to 8.3%...

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    7. UK: Top Firms Failing to Increase Number of Ethnic Minority Directors

      UK:  Top Firms Failing to Increase Number of Ethnic Minority Directors

      The number of FTSE 100 company directors from ethnic minority backgrounds has declined in the past year, according to a progress report delivered by the government-backed campaign to boost boardroom diversity. Just 84 of the 1,048 director positions in the 100 biggest companies on the London Stock Exchange are held by a business leader from an ethnic minority, down from 85 last year, in the latest sign of stalling progress to make big companies more representative of the country at large...

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    8. Top Compensated CEO Rankings Criticized as “Too Much” with Top Spot at Over 500 Million USD

      Top Compensated CEO Rankings Criticized as “Too Much” with Top Spot at Over 500 Million USD

      In 2017, the CEO of the US company with the highest board member compensation was Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snap Inc. Spiegel, who is famous for “Snapchat”, earned 504 million USD. In the second and third places were Scott Nuttall and Joseph Y. Bae, both of whom are co-presidents of the major New York based investment company KKR, received over 200 million USD...

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    9. GM Joins a Surge of S&P 500 Companies With Boards at Gender Parity

      GM Joins a Surge of S&P 500 Companies With Boards at Gender Parity

      (Bloomberg) -- It’s shaping up as a good year for gender parity at the largest U.S. companies -- but there’s still a long way to go. Wednesday’s appointment of Jami Miscik as a General Motors Co. director brings the number of Standard & Poor’s 500 companies with women in half or more of their board seats to at least 11 this year, from about six at the end of 2017, according to Bloomberg data...

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    10. Pressure Builds to Open Asia's All-Male Boardrooms to Women

      Pressure Builds to Open Asia's All-Male Boardrooms to Women

      (Bloomberg) -- Asia has long been a laggard in the global struggle to get more women on corporate boards. While countries in other parts of the world have adopted rules to integrate boardrooms, Asian regulators largely have been hands-off. And it shows, with high-profile Asian companies including China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. and Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. having all-male boards of directors...

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    11. Third Point's Loeb Says Campbell Soup's Existing Board Should Not Choose Next CEO

      Third Point's Loeb Says Campbell Soup's Existing Board Should Not Choose Next CEO

      Activist hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb sent a letter to the board of Campbell Soup that strongly suggests the company wait until a new board of directors is in place before selecting a new chief executive officer. Campbell shareholders will elect the board at a Nov. 29 annual meeting and Loeb wants to throw all the current directors out...

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    12. Broadcom and CA Trim Their Losses After the Former Says There Was a 'Fraudulent Memo' Calling for a CIFUS Review of Their Merger

      Broadcom and CA Trim Their Losses After the Former Says There Was a 'Fraudulent Memo' Calling for a CIFUS Review of Their Merger
      • Broadcom and CA shares slid Wednesday after Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called for a federal national security review of their merger.
      • Shares trimmed their losses after Broadcom said there was a "fraudulent memo" circulating around Congress that called for a CIFUS review of their merger.
      • Broadcom announced an $18.9 billion deal to acquire CA in July...
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