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    1. A Dell and VMware Merger is a 'Worst Case Scenario' for Shareholders

      A Dell and VMware Merger is a 'Worst Case Scenario' for Shareholders
      • Analysts at Morgan Stanley warned in a note Monday that a reverse merger between Dell and VMware is a "worst case scenario" for VMware shareholders.
      • Analysts said a merger could devalue VMware by as much as $28 billion. This also leads them to believe that a merger is unlikely, according to the note.
      • VMware confirmed in early February that Dell is considering a reverse merger with the publicly-traded company, as a means of going public itself...
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      Mentions: IPO Merger risk
    2. Corporate Law & Governance Update

      Corporate Law & Governance Update

      The removal of four Wells Fargo directors, in connection with other sanctions imposed on the bank by the Federal Reserve, has far reaching implications for the corporate governance of large, sophisticated health care systems and other health industry companies. Announced on February 2, the Fed’s enforcement action has been widely interpreted as a powerful regulatory message of governance accountability for failures of board oversight...

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    3. Buffalo Wild Wings was Sucked into a Downward Spiral as Millennials Ditched the Chain — but the new CEO has a Plan for a Comeback

      Buffalo Wild Wings was Sucked into a Downward Spiral as Millennials Ditched the Chain — but the new CEO has a Plan for a Comeback
      • Arby's parent company Roark Capital Group completed its $2.9 billion acquisition of struggling Buffalo Wild Wings on Monday.
      • Paul Brown, who led Arby's turnaround, will be CEO of the newly formed operating company that will oversee both Buffalo Wild Wings and Arby's.
      • Brown told Business Insider that the major changes on Buffalo Wild Wings' horizon include new menu and marketing strategies.
      • The biggest problem Brown says he has to solve: Buffalo Wild Wings lost what made it unique...
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    4. How 2 Powerful Women Beat Gender Pay Gaps to Become the President of Salesforce and the CEO of Deloitte Consulting

      How 2 Powerful Women Beat Gender Pay Gaps to Become the President of Salesforce and the CEO of Deloitte Consulting
      • In January, Business Insider's US editor-in-chief, Alyson Shontell, hosted a discussion with two top executives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
      • Cindy Robbins, the president and chief people officer at Salesforce, helped spearhead the program known as Women's Surge at the company.
      • Janet Foutty, the chairman and CEO of Deloitte Consulting, has risen to the top and seen firsthand the challenges women face on the way...
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    5. Wynn Case Raises Questions About Responsibility to Investors

      Wynn Case Raises Questions About Responsibility to Investors

      NEW YORK (AP) - The scandal that forced the resignation of Steve Wynn as chairman and CEO of the casino and resorts company bearing his name is raising questions about the obligation of corporations to disclose sexual misconduct allegations to their investors - an issue complicated by a web of workplace and legal practices that companies have used to keep such situations under wraps...

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    6. In Wells Fargo's Board `Refreshment,' There Are No Spa Treatments

      In Wells Fargo's Board `Refreshment,' There Are No Spa Treatments

      "To use the term refreshment is to suggest that this is just business as usual," Nell Minow, vice chair of consultant ValueEdge Advisors, which counsels big investors on corporate governance , said in a telephone interview. "But it's really a euphemism to make it sound like they're just fluffing up the pillows ...

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    7. The Fed’s Drive for Moral Leadership in Bank Boards

      The Fed’s Drive for Moral Leadership in Bank Boards

      The directors of financial institutions in the United States should be on high alert after a surprise move by the Federal Reserve. On Feb. 2, the regulator slapped a harsh penalty on Wells Fargo, the third-largest bank by assets, for its board’s inadequate oversight of ethical and legal risks in the company. Until the bank improves its governance and replaces some board members, it will not be allowed to grow in total assets...

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    8. Key to the Wells Fargo-Fed Deal: Holding Directors Accountable

      Key to the Wells Fargo-Fed Deal: Holding Directors Accountable

      The settlement is an attempt by the Fed to impress upon banks that their boards of directors should be vigorous, independent watchdogs — and if they fail, there will be consequences. That reflects a shift from regulators' historically hands-off approach to corporate boards, and the boards' role is likely to ...

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    9. Wells Fargo’s Rehabilitation Requires Change at the Top

      Wells Fargo’s Rehabilitation Requires Change at the Top

      Wells Fargo & Co.’s sins of the past are going to haunt it for a little longer.

      Late Friday, on Janet Yellen’s last day as Federal Reserve Chair, the regulator slapped the San Francisco-based lender with sanctions for poor governance, compliance and risk management relating to abusive sales practices that culminated in the creation of millions of fake accounts and inappropriate charging of auto-insurance and mortgage fees...

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    10. Activists Use Pay as a Lever— And Now You Can, Too - Bloomberg

      Activists Use Pay as a Lever— And Now You Can, Too - Bloomberg

      From Attacking CEOs! Shining a light on boards’ shortcomings as independent overseers! Girding for proxy battles! To do those kinds of things, activists often focus on executive compensation. Pay has become even more important in the years since the financial crisis, which underscored how poorly thought-out incentive structures can motivate bad behavior...

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    11. Are These the Next Buyout Targets in Hollywood?

      Are These the Next Buyout Targets in Hollywood?

      As Netflix 's ( NASDAQ:NFLX ) blowout earnings showed, scale matters more than ever in the media industry. With distribution going increasingly over the top via the internet, companies will be able to scale their offerings globally. That has allowed huge tech companies from Silicon Valley to enter the content game . Amid these changes, increasingly huge distribution platforms need must-watch content...

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      Mentions: CEO Amazon Disney
    12. The Board’s Three ‘C’s’ of Corporate Governance: Composition, Communication and Connection

      The Board’s Three ‘C’s’ of Corporate Governance: Composition, Communication and Connection

      U.S. companies face a dizzying array of challenges, including from disruptive technologies and cybersecurity threats; economic and geopolitical uncertainties; climate change and evolving sustainability metrics; and questions about corporate culture, sexual harassment and ethics...

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