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    1. Critics of supersized CEO pay face uphill fight at McDonald's

      Critics of supersized CEO pay face uphill fight at McDonald's

      By Lisa Baertlein and Ross Kerber LOS ANGELES/BOSTON (Reuters) - The next big showdown in the running battle over U.S. executive pay is shaping up to be the annual meeting of McDonald's Corp on Thursday, but critics may have a tough time replicating their victory last week at Chipotle Mexican Grill . McDonald's is a main target of protesters and labor groups, who criticize the world's biggest ...

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    2. Acquisition DIRECTV by AT&T, Inc. May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests

      Acquisition DIRECTV by AT&T, Inc. May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests

      SAN DIEGO and EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed acquisition of DIRECTV (DTV) by AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T).  On May 18, 2014, the two companies announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which DIRECTV shareholders will receive $28.50 in cash and $66.50 in shares of AT&T stock for ...

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    3. Board Evaluation: From Bogus to Brilliant

      Board Evaluation: From Bogus to Brilliant

      The obligation of boards to evaluate performance

      A rush of corporate scandals, corruption and shocking transgressions has resulted in a new business atmosphere – investors, shareholders and creditors have finally had enough. Across the globe, they have banded together in special interest groups and are now insisting on legal regulations and reforms to protect their rights and interests.

      Shareholder activism has created more reforms in the last two years than in the last two decades. Investor group influence now shapes the way boards set policies in such far-reaching topics as diversity, compensation, terms of director service, and director eligibility.

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    4. Is There A Fair Way To Pay CEOs?

      Is There A Fair Way To Pay CEOs?

      When CEO paychecks are determined by performance, it sounds like a fair method of compensation. That way, head honchos at major companies aren’t raking in millions unless they’re doing a good job … right?

      While this model sounds great in theory, the New York Times reports that it doesn’t always work in practice. The popularization of performance-based pay has done nothing to prevent companies from dishing out increasingly staggering paydays to their executives.

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    5. Target CEO Ouster Shows New Board Focus on Cyber Attacks

      Target CEO Ouster Shows New Board Focus on Cyber Attacks

      Chief executive officers beware: Data breaches can now cost you your job.

      Yesterday Target Corp. (TGT)’s board ousted CEO Gregg Steinhafel in the wake of a hacker attack that compromised the personal data of millions of shoppers during the holiday season. Steinhafel’s main error was to move too slowly in shoring up the chain’s defenses even after being warned that point-of-sale terminals were vulnerable to cyber criminals.

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    6. SAP executive board member Vishal Sikka: resigns willingly or bumped?

      SAP executive board member Vishal Sikka: resigns willingly or bumped?

      Dr. Vishal Sikka resigns after 12 years at SAP, and the company will now seek to fill the huge void he leaves behind. Tweet submit to reddit

      Deidre Richardson | On 05, May 2014

      German company SAP Products and Innovation Executive Board Member Visha Sikkal resigned recently, with SAP declaring the announcement yesterday.

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