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    1. Activist Investor Files Chevron Proxy Resolution on Myanmar Rights Concerns

      Activist Investor Files Chevron Proxy Resolution on Myanmar Rights Concerns

      HOUSTON (Reuters) - An activist investor in Chevron Corp said on Monday it filed a shareholder resolution that would require the oil producer to report on the feasibility of ending operations in Myanmar, where a crackdown on minority Rohingya Muslims has been decried by the United States as “ethnic cleansing.” The resolution, filed last week by Islamic finance firm Azzad Asset Management, pushes Chevron’s board of directors to consider how it could avoid risks “posed ...

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    2. Elliott Takes 6.5 Percent Stake in Akamai

      Elliott Takes 6.5 Percent Stake in Akamai

      December 15, 2017 / 9:39 PM / in 5 minutes Elliott takes stake in Akamai, to seek sale of company or assets Reuters Staff 2 Min Read (Reuters) - Activist investor Elliott Management Corp on Friday disclosed a 6.5 percent stake in Akamai Technologies Inc ( AKAM.O ), and said it plans to hold talks regarding strategic alternatives for the company including a sale. Shares of Akamai, which speeds up content delivery over the internet (OTT), were up 13.8 percent at $65.75 in after-market trading...

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    3. Deckers to Appoint New Independent Directors Amid Proxy Fight

      Deckers to Appoint New Independent Directors Amid Proxy Fight

      UGG boots maker Deckers Outdoor Corp ( DECK.N ), under pressure from activist investor Marcato Capital Management to overhaul its board, said on Monday said it would appoint at least two new independent directors by September next year. The company said the new appointments will coincide with an equal number of retirements from the existing nine-member board...

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    4. Exclusive: Former Yahoo CEO, Equifax CEO to Testify at U.S. Senate Hearing

      Exclusive: Former Yahoo CEO, Equifax CEO to Testify at U.S. Senate Hearing

      November 1, 2017 / 9:01 PM / in 2 minutes Former Yahoo CEO, Equifax CEO to testify at Senate hearing David Shepardson 3 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer and the current and former CEOs of Equifax Inc ( EFX.N ) will testify before a U.S. Senate panel on Nov. 8 on two massive data breaches, the committee said Wednesday...

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    5. Hedge Fund Marcato Sues Deckers in Delaware Over Meeting Date

      Hedge Fund Marcato Sues Deckers in Delaware Over Meeting Date

      Marcato Capital Management on Monday sued Deckers Outdoor Corp to force the maker of UGG boots to hold its annual meeting and approve the hedge fund’s directors in order to avoid financial penalties of more than $100 million. With the lawsuit filed in Delaware Chancery Court, the hedge fund’s highly unusual step heightens already rising tensions between the two sides...

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    6. Light Backing From State Street Weighs on U.S. Diversity Drives

      Light Backing From State Street Weighs on U.S. Diversity Drives

      BOSTON (Reuters) - State Street Corp has drawn praise for its efforts to put more women on corporate boards, notably the “Fearless Girl” statue it placed near Wall Street. But new records show the company did not throw its full weigh behind boardroom diversity initiatives this year - complicating activists’ plans for 2018...

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    7. Deutsche Boerse CEO Discussed Merger With Finance Minister Before Share Purchase

      Deutsche Boerse CEO Discussed Merger With Finance Minister Before Share Purchase

      Reuters FRANKFURT, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The head of Deutsche Boerse met with the German government to discuss a possible merger with London Stock Exchange before he made a share purchase that sparked an insider trading investigation, according to a magazine report. CEO Carsten Kengeter purchased 4.5 million euros in Deutsche Boerse shares in mid-December of 2015, two months before the announcement of merger talks that resulted in a sharp rise in the share price...

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    8. Westinghouse Plans Executive Pay Boosts, Bonuses to Spur Restructuring

      Westinghouse Plans Executive Pay Boosts, Bonuses to Spur Restructuring

      Westinghouse Electric Co LLC has proposed boosting the salary of its chief executive to $1 million from $627,000 under a compensation plan aimed at bolstering the restructuring of the bankrupt U.S. nuclear technology unit of Toshiba Corp. Jose Gutierrez’s salary does not reflect his responsibilities as CEO and is below what industry peers are paid, Westinghouse said in its papers filed on Wednesday in Bankruptcy Court in New York...

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    9. Hedge fund Marcato Recommends Overhaul to Double Deckers Stock

      Hedge fund Marcato Recommends Overhaul to Double Deckers Stock

      BOSTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Hedge fund Marcato Capital Management, which owns nearly 6 percent of Deckers Outdoor Corp , said shares in the maker of UGG boots could more than double by 2020 if it sells off pieces of its footwear business, buys back shares and overhauls executive compensation. The shares could trade somewhere between $135 and $158 per share by 2020, according to a presentation by Marcato’s founder Mick McGuire for the Sohn San Francisco Conference which was seen by Reuters...

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    10. Divided Uber Board Reaches Peace with SoftBank, Governance Deal

      Divided Uber Board Reaches Peace with SoftBank, Governance Deal

      SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] fractured board declared peace on Tuesday, attempting to put months of strife behind it by unanimously passing a series of measures to shore up corporate governance, bring in major investor SoftBank and diminish the power of former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick...

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