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    1. Autodesk CEO, Two Investor-Nominated Directors to Step Down

      Autodesk CEO, Two Investor-Nominated Directors to Step Down

      Software maker Autodesk Inc said Chief Executive Carl Bass would step down and two board members nominated by activist investor Sachem Head Capital would resign. Autodesk in March reached a settlement with two activist investors - Eminence Capital LP and Sachem Head Capital - and appointed three directors to its board to avoid a proxy fight...

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    2. Buffalo Wild Wings Issues Statement in Response to Marcato

      Buffalo Wild Wings Issues Statement in Response to Marcato

      Company News 09pm EST BRIEF-Buffalo Wild Wings issues statement in response to Marcato Feb 6 Buffalo Wild Wings Inc : * Buffalo Wild Wings Inc issues statement in response to Marcato * Buffalo Wild Wings - "has engaged numerous times, in person and telephonically, with Marcato since learning of its investment in Buffalo Wild Wings" * Buffalo Wild Wings-governance committee of board will review Marcato's nomination notice in accordance with company's corporate governance guidelines...

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    3. Elliott Nominates 5 Directors in Proxy Fight Aimed at Arconic

      Elliott Nominates 5 Directors in Proxy Fight Aimed at Arconic

      Arconic Inc. is facing a proxy fight from its largest shareholder after Elliott Management on Tuesday nominated five directors to serve on the company's board. Elliott, the hedge fund and activist investor, said that Arconic needed to pursue a change of leadership, taking aim at the company's CEO, Klaus Kleinfeld, who engineered Arconic's spin off from Alcoa Corp. last year...

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    4. Despite Dimon's Criticism, JPMorgan Funds Closely Track ISS on Executive Pay

      Despite Dimon's Criticism, JPMorgan Funds Closely Track ISS on Executive Pay

      JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon has been no fan of Institutional Shareholder Services and once called investors "lazy" if they cast votes in corporate elections based on recommendations from the leading proxy adviser or its rival. But JPMorgan itself turns out to be a close follower of ISS, at least when it ...

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    5. U.S. Banks Gear up to Fight Dodd-Frank Act's Volcker Rule

      U.S. Banks Gear up to Fight Dodd-Frank Act's Volcker Rule

      Big U.S. banks are set on getting Congress this year to loosen or eliminate the Volcker rule against using depositors' funds for speculative bets on the bank's own account, a test case of whether Wall Street can flex its muscle in Washington again. In interviews over the past several weeks, half a dozen industry lobbyists said they began meeting with legislative staff after the U.S. election in November to discuss matters including a rollback of Volcker, part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform that Congress enacted after the financial crisis and bank bailouts. Lobbyists said they plan to ...

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    6. Viacom Chair Emeritus Sumner Redstone to Step Down from Board

      Viacom Chair Emeritus Sumner Redstone to Step Down from Board

      Technology 57am EST Viacom Chair Emeritus Sumner Redstone to step down from board Sumner Redstone, executive chairman of CBS Corp. and Viacom, arrives at the premiere of 'The Guilt Trip' in Los Angeles December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo Viacom ( VIAB.O ) Chairman Sumner Redstone will step down from the board of directors after the company's annual meeting in February, according to a company filing Friday...

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    7. Hertz Says to Change CEO in January, Icahn Approves Replacement

      Hertz Says to Change CEO in January, Icahn Approves Replacement

      U.S. car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc ( HTZ.N ) said on Tuesday that Chief Executive Officer John Tague will retire in January, a little over two years since he got the role with backing from activist investor Carl Icahn. Hertz said Kathryn Marinello, and who sits on the boards of AB Volvo ( VOLVb.ST ) and General Motors Co ( GM.N ), would replace Tague, an appointment that given a vote of confidence by Icahn...

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    8. Starboard Pushes Rockwell Collins to Reconsider B/E Aerospace Deal - Bloomberg

      Starboard Pushes Rockwell Collins to Reconsider B/E Aerospace Deal - Bloomberg

      Activist investor Starboard Value is pushing aircraft component maker Rockwell Collins Inc to reconsider its $6.4 billion purchase of B/E Aerospace Inc , Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard has instead asked Rockwell to explore alternative options, including selling itself, the report said...

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    9. Starboard Drops its bid to oust Depomed's Board

      Starboard Drops its bid to oust Depomed's Board

      Depomed Inc said activist investor Starboard Value LP, which owns 9.8 percent of the drugmaker, had dropped its bid to oust the company's board. The company said a special shareholder meeting scheduled for Nov. 15 was canceled. Depomed, which has six directors on its board, said Starboard would appoint three independent directors - James Fogarty, Robert Savage and James Tyree.

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    10. Two Chesapeake directors, Including Icahn Representative, Resign

      Two Chesapeake directors, Including Icahn Representative, Resign

      Chesapeake Energy Corp ( CHK.N ) said on Tuesday that two board directors, including a representative of activist investor Carl Icahn, resigned on Monday, a week after Icahn more than halved his stake in the natural gas producer. John Lipinski, who has been on Chesapeake's board since June 2014, and Vincent Intrieri stepped down on Monday, the company said...

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    11. Board Member of Trust that Controls Takeover Target Hershey resigns

      Board Member of Trust that Controls Takeover Target Hershey resigns

      A Hershey's chocolate bar is shown in this photo illustration in Encinitas, California, U.S. January 29, 2015. Reuters/Mike Blake/File Photo A board member of the charitable trust that controls Hershey Co ( HSY.N ) has resigned, the fourth such departure in less than 12 months, the trust said on Monday, at a time when the chocolate company is a takeover target for Mondelez International Inc ( MDLZ.O )...

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