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    1. As Walmart Annual Meeting Looms, Investor Campaigns Against 'Outsized' Executive Pay

      As Walmart Annual Meeting Looms, Investor Campaigns Against 'Outsized' Executive Pay

      With Walmarts annual meeting weeks away, an investor is lobbying fellow shareholders to take a stand against an unbalanced pay program that sees CEO Doug McMillon make over 1,100 times the salary of an average store worker on an hourly wage. CtW Investment Group, an arm of the Change to Win Federation labor coalition, has sent a letter to Walmart shareholders urging them to vote against the retail giants executive compensation proposal at its June 5th annual meeting...

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    2. What Does It Mean for Shareholders if HSBC Leaves the UK?

      What Does It Mean for Shareholders if HSBC Leaves the UK?

      On Friday, HSBC gave a very clear hint that it might move its headquarters from London – presumably, but not necessarily, back to Hong Kong. There are complicated reasons and sub-plots behind the suggestion: the official reason, a fear that the UK might leave the EU, is surely only a part of it. But if it happens, what does it mean to HSBC’s legions of loyal shareholders...

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      Mentions: HSBC Chairman
    3. Shareholders Rein In Golden Parachutes

      Shareholders Rein In Golden Parachutes

      Turnover of CEOs accelerated almost 16% between January 2013 and 2014—the highest level in four years, according to outplacement consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Shareholders believe that a side effect of this trend appears to be outsized golden parachutes designed to benefit CEOs—and other executives—who will likely experience a significant [...]

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    4. Minority Shareholders Liable for Part of Corporate Income Tax

      Minority Shareholders Liable for Part of Corporate Income Tax

      The Tax Court decision in the case of William Kardash and Charles Robb is one of those where the back story is quite a bit more interesting than the decision.  The problems of Mr. Kardash and Mr. Robb are collateral damage in the collapse of Florida Engineered Construction Products Corp (FECP).  Their former boss John D. Stanton currently resides at a low security federal correctional institution...

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    5. Billionaire CEO Paychecks

      Billionaire CEO Paychecks

      1 of 7 loading No. 1 Larry Ellison

      No. 1 Larry Ellison

      Company: Oracle 2014 Compensation: $67.3 million Current Net Worth*: $53.6 billion The data included here was compiled by executive compensation firm Equilar for the New York Times, and tracks CEO compensation at the 100 largest public U.S. firms, as measured by revenue. Forbes further narrowed its scope to focus exclusively on the paychecks of billionaire chief executives. * Net worths calculated as of April 21, 2015...

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    6. Vivendi Activist Investor Should Agitate To Eliminate Sky High Corporate Costs

      Vivendi Activist Investor Should Agitate To Eliminate Sky High Corporate Costs

      PSAM, the hedge fund run by Peter M. Schoenfeld  has complained to Vivendi  in the form of Board resolutions broadcast through the media that they believe Vivendi is “significantly undervalued due to its excessive cash holdings, inadequate capital return policy and the uncertainty over Vivendi’s future use of its capital.” That may be [...]

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      Mentions: Hedge Fund
    7. Starbucks Plans To Split Its Stock 2-For-1

      Starbucks Plans To Split Its Stock 2-For-1

      While Starbucks' #RaceTogether initiative has -- for all its good intentions -- gone over like a cup of cold coffee, a new financial initiative that (incidentally) involves splitting apart is receiving a bit more enthusiasm. At its annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, the coffee giant announced that its board of directors has approved a two-for-one stock split...

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      Mentions: CEO Chairman
    8. GM, Harry Wilson, and the Disturbing Rise of the Golden Leash

      GM, Harry Wilson, and the Disturbing Rise of the Golden Leash

      On one side was GM’s chairman, Theodore Solso, and chief executive, Mary Barra. On the other side was a group of investment funds represented by former Obama administration Auto Industry Task Force member Harry Wilson.  The investments funds own approximately 2% of GM’s stock, and they were pushing the company to buy back $8 billion in stock and give Wilson a seat on the board...

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