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    1. Deutsche Bank Pay is Driving a Wedge Between Veterans on 'Mickey Mouse Money' and a Slew of Better-Paid New Hires — and a $62 Million Bonus for the Board Adds Extra Sting

      Deutsche Bank Pay is Driving a Wedge Between Veterans on 'Mickey Mouse Money' and a Slew of Better-Paid New Hires — and a $62 Million Bonus for the Board Adds Extra Sting
      • Deutsche Bank has been splashing out on new hires and paying out a big bonus to the board, infuriating veterans who saw their pay slump.
      • Deutsche Bank's bosses may face shareholder wrath ahead of a key annual meeting on Thursday.
      • Senior staff are forced to hold the stock as part of their pay. The shares reached record lows this week...
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    2. What is the Process for a Whistleblower to Receive an SEC Whistleblower Award?

      What is the Process for a Whistleblower to Receive an SEC Whistleblower Award?

      Under the SEC Whistleblower Program, the SEC is required to pay awards to eligible whistleblowers who voluntarily provide the SEC with original information that leads to successful enforcement actions resulting in monetary sanctions totaling more than $1,000,000. A whistleblower may receive an award of between 10% to 30% of the total monetary sanctions collected...

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    3. Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition

      Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition
      • Amazon shareholders will stage an unprecedented vote on Wednesday on whether to stop the company from selling its facial recognition technology to government agencies.
      • Activist shareholders are concerned that the technology, known as Rekognition, will be used for surveillance and has been found to produce inaccurate results...
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    4. Do Directors of a Board Have Access to the Company’s Privileged Materials?

      Do Directors of a Board Have Access to the Company’s Privileged Materials?

      In an article I wrote last month on attorney-client privilege, I discussed the potential for its abuse at the hands of unscrupulous lawyers attempting to impede discovery by framing nonprivileged materials as privileged. In a business setting, such as a board of directors meeting, for instance, the company may try to use counsel’s presence in a board meeting to argue that the content discussed at the meeting is privileged...

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    5. How Betsy Atkins Has Managed To Be On 60+ Boards

      How Betsy Atkins Has Managed To Be On 60+ Boards

      Betsy Atkins is often asked “How can I get on a board?” So after 20+ years in the boardroom and multiple roles in public and private companies she is ready to share her secrets. In her book, "Be.. Credit: AOL Build VOD Duration: 26:41 Published 8 hours ago Betsy Atkins, author of "Be Board Ready," talks about some of the crazy PR moments from the past couple of years and what people can learn from how the companies handled them...

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    6. Why Illinois Shouldn't Mandate Quotas for Company Boards

      Why Illinois Shouldn't Mandate Quotas for Company Boards

      In the latest survey by the Tax Foundation, Illinois ranked 36th in the nation in the favorability of its climate for business, well behind neighboring Indiana (No. 10), Michigan (13), Missouri (14) and Kentucky (23). That dismal outcome seems to have some legislators in Springfield wondering not how to do better at attracting business, but how to do worse...

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    7. Impact Investing is the Quiet Revolution Taking Shape Across our Economy — and it’s Just Getting Started

      Impact Investing is the Quiet Revolution Taking Shape Across our Economy — and it’s Just Getting Started
      • Jean Case is the CEO of the Case Foundation and chairman of the National Geographic Society.
      • In this op-ed, she writes that businesses can be a powerful tool for social good, and that social impact-driven brands are generating compelling financial returns for investors.
      • If the growth trend continues, it suggests that impact investing is on a track to hit a trillion dollars in the near future — bringing it toward the mainstream...
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    8. Yamana Gold Executive Chair Peter Marrone Says Gold Industry Compensation Needs to Fall

      Yamana Gold Executive Chair Peter Marrone Says Gold Industry Compensation Needs to Fall

      Peter Marrone says compensation ‘should be lower’ In the long-running controversy over executive pay in the Canadian gold industry, Yamana Gold Inc. is a name that frequently crops up. At its recent annual meeting, the Toronto-based company came close to losing another say-on-pay vote, squeaking by with just 54.5-per-cent approval, after its 2018 executive compensation package raised the ire of a proxy advisory firm...

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    9. ‘Safety Was Just a Given’: Inside Boeing’s Boardroom Amid the 737 Max Crisis

      ‘Safety Was Just a Given’: Inside Boeing’s Boardroom Amid the 737 Max Crisis

      Before approving plans for a new jetliner called the 737 Max, Boeing’s board of directors discussed how quickly and cheaply it could be built to compete with a rival — but the members didn’t ask detailed questions about the airplane’s safety, according to three people present for the meetings...

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