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    1. Canada's Gender Pay Gap Means Male Execs Make Almost $1M More Than Women In Similar Jobs

      Canada's Gender Pay Gap Means Male Execs Make Almost $1M More Than Women In Similar Jobs

      OTTAWA — A new report on the country's highest-paid CEOs is adding evidence to the argument that women face a "double-pane glass ceiling" at the top of Canada's corporate ladder — first in getting to the executive suite and, once there, earning as much as their male counterparts. The Canadian ...

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    2. Last Day in the Office for Persimmon and Unilever CEOs After Year of Controversy

      Last Day in the Office for Persimmon and Unilever CEOs After Year of Controversy

      Persimmon boss Jeff Fairburn is to step down on Monday, bringing to a close a year of controversy over executive pay at the housebuilder. Last month he agreed to quit the FTSE 100 company because of the “distraction” over his controversial £75 million pay-packet, which he said was hurting his and the company’s reputation. The bumper bonus sparked outcry among politicians and shareholders, and was rejected by 48.5% of Persimmon investors in April as they vented their anger over the deal...

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    3. Court Extends Detention for Nissan Ex-Chair Ghosn by 10 Days

      Court Extends Detention for Nissan Ex-Chair Ghosn by 10 Days

      TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained at least through Jan. 11, the Tokyo District Court said Monday, as the once revered auto industry figure faces allegations that have marked a stunning downfall. Then Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. A Japanese news report says former Nissan chairman Ghosn will be detained at least through Jan. 11, 2019...

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    4. Dell Returns to Public Stock Market After Years as Private Company

      Dell Returns to Public Stock Market After Years as Private Company

      Dell returned to the public market on Friday, ending a long saga that began when CEO and founder Michael Dell took the declining company private in 2013 through a $25 billion buyout with Silver Lake. The next five years saw Dell make gains in cloud computing and the enterprise, and the company’s gaming PC division is also a strong performer...

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    5. Sears Has 24 Hours to be Saved

      Sears Has 24 Hours to be Saved
      • The deadline to submit bids for Sears' business is 28 December.
      • Chairman Edward Lampert and his hedge fund ESL Investments outlined a plan earlier this month to buy up the rest of Sears for up to $4.6 billion in cash and stock. However, sources told CNBC that as of Thursday afternoon Lampert had not submitted his bid or rounded up financing.
      • These sources also told CNBC that ESL is currently the only party offering to buy Sears as a whole...
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    6. Nissan Alters Governance Code, Won’t Rule Out Renault Stake Sale

      Nissan Alters Governance Code, Won’t Rule Out Renault Stake Sale

      Nissan Motor Co. updated its corporate governance code, a month after the arrest and indictment of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn brought differences with partner Renault SA out in the open after a two-decade partnership. As part of the new code, the Japanese automaker revised the cross-shareholding policy. Renault is the largest shareholder in Nissan and the Asian company in return is the second-largest shareholder in the French carmaker...

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    7. Snap's Former CFO Left Because of Evan Spiegel's Fixation on Spectacles

      Snap's Former CFO Left Because of Evan Spiegel's Fixation on Spectacles

      Spectacles have always been a mind-boggling initiative for Snapchat parent Snap (NYSE: SNAP) . Despite the fact that Snap had no prior meaningful experience in camera hardware, Spectacles drive almost no engagement on the core platform, and the company previously had to eat a $40 million charge related to horrendous sales, CEO Evan Spiegel still refuses to give up on his Spectacles fantasy . It turns out that Spiegel's fixation with Spectacles contributed to the resignation of Snap's former CFO ...

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    8. Regulators Mull Massive Changes to PG&E Management, Structure

      Regulators Mull Massive Changes to PG&E Management, Structure

      California regulators are considering whether Pacific Gas and Electric Co. should shake up its leadership, split its core operations into separate companies or be transformed into a publicly-owned utility. In an announcement late Friday afternoon, the California Public Utilities Commission stressed it had not drawn conclusions but listed those possibilities among a series of provocative questions it will explore in the next phase of a long-running investigation into PG&E’s corporate culture...

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    9. New Jersey Follows California in Measure to Add Women to Boards

      New Jersey Follows California in Measure to Add Women to Boards

      (Bloomberg) -- A new bill in the New Jersey legislature would require many public companies based in the state to have at least three women on the board by 2021. The measure is the first to mimic a California law signed in September and signals the potential for more states to follow. Both the California law and New Jersey’s proposal call for public companies domiciled in the state to have at least one female director by 2019...

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    10. Barclays Rebuffs Bramson Bid for Boardroom Seat

      Barclays Rebuffs Bramson Bid for Boardroom Seat

      Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news ) has rejected an attempt by Edward Bramson, the activist investor, to gain a seat on the board of Britain's third-biggest bank, paving the way for an escalation in hostilities between them in 2019. Sky News has learnt that Mr Bramson raised the idea of Barclays granting Sherborne Investors a board seat several weeks ago, but was told that the lender regarded the move as being inappropriate...

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    11. Carlos Ghosn is Set to Spend Christmas in Prison After Being Rearrested for Allegedly Passing Losses onto Nissan

      Carlos Ghosn is Set to Spend Christmas in Prison After Being Rearrested for Allegedly Passing Losses onto Nissan
      • Carlos Ghosn's fall from grace has been dramatic and new allegations means he will likely spend Christmas behind bars.
      • The auto executive has spent a month in jail following his initial arrest in Tokyo and is now suspected of passing personal losses onto Nissan.
      • Ghosn was rearrested on Friday diminishing his chances of making bail as prosecutors make new allegations...
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    12. Microsoft, CVS to Review Executive Pay Levels, Official Says

      Microsoft, CVS to Review Executive Pay Levels, Official Says

      ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Microsoft Corp., CVS Health Corp., Macy's and two other companies have agreed to review their policies on executive compensation at the request of the New York state pension fund and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. DiNapoli announced the agreements on Friday. Under the terms, the companies agree to consider what they pay all levels of employees as a factor when setting CEO salaries, instead of simply looking at what other CEOs earn...

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    13. Cigna is Closing its $67 Billion Deal with Express Scripts, Creating a New Healthcare Giant

      Cigna is Closing its $67 Billion Deal with Express Scripts, Creating a New Healthcare Giant
      • Cigna is set to officially close its deal to acquire pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts.
      • The deal was announced in March but took some time clearing regulatory hurdles from state insurance agencies as well as the Department of Justice.
      • The deal combines a health insurer and a company that helps negotiate lower prices for prescription drugs in the form of rebates on behalf of health plans.

      Cigna is about to close on its deal to acquire healthcare giant Express Scripts...

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    14. Campbell Soup Names its New CEO, with Nod From Third Point

      Campbell Soup Names its New CEO, with Nod From Third Point

      Campbell Soup Co. CPB, -2.54% said late Thursday its board of directors has elected Mark A. Clouse to serve as the company's president and chief executive effective Jan. 22. Clouse, who previously was the CEO of Pinnacle Foods Inc., succeeds Campbell's interim CEO Keith McLoughlin, who will remain a director and will work closely with Clouse "to ensure a seamless transition," Campbell Soup said in a statement...

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    15. Activist Investors Call on Chevron to Meet Paris Climate-Change Goals

      Activist Investors Call on Chevron to Meet Paris Climate-Change Goals

      Chevron, Equinor become latest targets of shareholder push U.S. and Norwegian oil majors Chevron and Equinor have become the latest targets of activist investors moving to force five of the biggest oil companies to commit to fixed emissions targets and align with the Paris climate agreement. The effort, part of a wave of climate-related proxy resolutions planned for spring 2019 annual shareholder meetings, is being led by investor groups Follow This, As You Sow and Arjuna Capital...

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