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    1. Broadcom, AT&T and Disney Will Definitely Bring Deal Drama in 2018

      Broadcom, AT&T and Disney Will Definitely Bring Deal Drama in 2018

      Even though 2018 has just begun, deal drama is already running high. Broadcom Inc. ( AVGO ) is attempting to replace the board of Qualcomm Inc. ( QCOM ) in a hostile takeover attempt , while the trial for the Department of Justice's lawsuit blocking AT&T Inc.'s ( T ) merger with Time Warner Inc. ( TWX ) will gets under way in the coming months.

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    2. Dear Herbalife Board Of Directors: As 2017 Comes To A Close, There Are Still Problems...

      Dear Herbalife Board Of Directors: As 2017 Comes To A Close, There Are Still Problems...

      For more than a year, Herbalife has been telling investors and regulators that it is compliant with an FTC Consent Order. Our research has turned up problems with nearly every aspect of Herbalife's US business post-settlement: Training events, fitness transformations, Nutrition Clubs, Documented Sales, ...

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    3. Activist Investors May Use New Tax Law to Push for Big Stock Buybacks

      Activist Investors May Use New Tax Law to Push for Big Stock Buybacks

      Activist investor Glenn Welling of Engaged Capital succeeded last year in getting two directors installed onto the board of Benchmark Electronics Inc. ( BHE ) as part of a campaign targeting reforms to the company's working capital management and capital allocation plans. Afterwards, the company installed a new CEO . Its share price has mostly been on an upward trajectory since, trading recently around $30 a share...

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    4. From Tone at the Top to Technological Disruption and Cyber Security, Corporate Directors Have a Full 2018 Agenda

      From Tone at the Top to Technological Disruption and Cyber Security, Corporate Directors Have a Full 2018 Agenda

      NEW YORK , Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping the company focus on long-term performance, navigate technology-driven disruption and digital transformation, and be attuned to corporate culture and other reputational risks should be high on board agendas in 2018, according to U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP's Board Leadership Center (BLC)...

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    5. SEC Approves Revised NYSE Rule Delaying Material News Releases After Closing

      SEC Approves Revised NYSE Rule Delaying Material News Releases After Closing

      The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a revised version of the previously proposed New York Stock Exchange rule that will prohibit listed companies from issuing material news after the close of trading (generally 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time) until the earlier of the publication of the company’s official NYSE closing price or five minutes after the close of trading. The revised version, which was effective immediately, provides an exception that permits listed companies to publicly disclose material information following a non-intentional disclosure in order to comply with Regulation FD...

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    6. Want More Women on Corporate Boards? This Stat Helps

      Want More Women on Corporate Boards? This Stat Helps

      A global effort to bolster the number of women on corporate boards is taking longer than it should. But the recent performance of companies that lead their peers on this measure may accelerate change.

      An MSCI study published this month shows just seven companies in its key global index, comprised of more than 2,500 members, have boards that are dominated by women. But of these seven, more than half have outperformed their industry peers...

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    7. Ranking the Activists for Proxy Season 2017

      Ranking the Activists for Proxy Season 2017

      Proxy season 2017 was busier than ever for activist investors, with more campaigns launched so far this year than for all of 2016. Overall, there were 803 activist campaigns so far, up from 737 for all of 2016, FactSet reports. Boardroom battles that went the distance still favored management. Of 82 proxy fights that were launched in 2017, 30 went to a vote, and 17 went for management...

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    8. Tax-Exempts And Public Companies Beware – Major Changes To Executive Compensation Tax Rules Loom

      Tax-Exempts And Public Companies Beware – Major Changes To Executive Compensation Tax Rules Loom

      On December 2, 2017, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Senate Bill”). Our Benefits Law Advisors blog previously discussed some of the major provisions of a draft House of Representatives version of the bill. The House version subsequently underwent significant changes, including removal of previously proposed changes to the taxation of nonqualified deferred compensation...

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    9. Corporate Boards Are Ignoring Risks of Sexual Harassment: Q&A - Bloomberg

      Corporate Boards Are Ignoring Risks of Sexual Harassment: Q&A - Bloomberg

      Pax CEO says cultures that empower employees aid performance More disclosures on gender pay gap, paid leave policy expected Meg Whitman Says Harassment Cases May Be 'Tipping Point' Companies and corporate boards that focus on closing the gender pay gap, appointing female board members and executives and creating a culture that prevents sexual harassment are set to outperform those who don’t, according to Joe Keefe, CEO of Pax World Management LLC...

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    10. Broadcom's Boardroom Battle With Qualcomm Will Likely Lead to a Higher Bid

      Broadcom's Boardroom Battle With Qualcomm Will Likely Lead to a Higher Bid

      Broadcom Ltd. ( AVGO ) on Monday, Dec. 4, took its hostile $130 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc. ( QCOM ) to the chipmaker's shareholders by launching a total boardroom takeover effort intended to help propel its deal effort. The semiconductor company's boardroom battle was expected as Qualcomm last month said it was rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited offer of $70 in cash and stock. The deal, should it ever be consummated, would represent the largest ever technology combination...

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