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    1. Gannett MNG Fight: Gannett Gets Glass Lewis Backing in Takeover Clash

      Gannett MNG Fight: Gannett Gets Glass Lewis Backing in Takeover Clash

      A shareholder advisory service sided with Gannett in its effort to fend off the hostile takeover attempt of a hedge fund-controlled newspaper company. Glass Lewis, which advises shareholders on governance issues, recommended that Gannett stockholders reject the unsolicited bid and board nominees from MNG Enterprises...

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    2. StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Collusion Fine

      StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Collusion Fine

      SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry. Federal prosecutors announced the plea agreement Thursday and said the company faces a fine up to $100 million. Bumble Bee Foods last year pleaded guilty to the same charge and paid a $25 million fine. Chicken of the Sea has not been charged because prosecutors say the company exposed the scheme and cooperated with the investigation...

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    3. CEOs Aren't Disclosing Their Real Compensation. The Pay Gap is Much Worse Than You Think.

      CEOs Aren't Disclosing Their Real Compensation. The Pay Gap is Much Worse Than You Think.

      CEOs aren't disclosing their real compensation. The pay gap is much worse than you think. The pay gap between workers and CEOs is already high. Add in gains on stock options, and it's infuriating. We need to keep CEOs accountable. Post to Facebook CEOs aren't disclosing their real compensation. The pay gap is much worse than you think. The pay gap between workers and CEOs is already high...

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    4. New Requirement in Corporate Disclosures: Comparing CEO Pay to Average Employees

      New Requirement in Corporate Disclosures: Comparing CEO Pay to Average Employees

      What's new in proxy reports, starting with reports filed in 2018, is the requirement to report compensation for employees. Until now, companies have reported the number of their workers and, possibly, where they're based. The new requirement is to provide a median or midpoint compensation figure, and some companies are disclosing more...

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    5. Cambridge Analytica Board Suspends CEO, Pending Probe into Misuse of Facebook User Data

      Cambridge Analytica Board Suspends CEO, Pending Probe into Misuse of Facebook User Data

      "Mr. Nix's recent comments secretly recorded by Channel 4 and other allegations do not represent the values or operations of the firm and his suspension reflects the seriousness with which we view this violation," the board of directors said in a statement. The broadcasts come amid questions about how ...

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    6. Warren Buffett to Retire from Kraft Heinz Board, Aiming to Decrease Travel Commitments

      Warren Buffett to Retire from Kraft Heinz Board, Aiming to Decrease Travel Commitments

      Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor, will step down from the board of Kraft Heinz following the end of his term in April. In a statement, Kraft Heinz said Buffett's tenure as a member of its board of directors , a position he has held since July 2015, will end at its upcoming 2018 annual meeting of ...

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    7. Maker of Yankee Candle Faces Proxy Battle with Activist Investor Starboard Value

      Maker of Yankee Candle Faces Proxy Battle with Activist Investor Starboard Value

      The conglomerate that makes products from Yankee Candle to Elmer's Glue and Rubbermaid household products faces a proxy fight with an activist investor who's trying to oust its board of directors . Newell Brands confirmed Friday that Starboard Value and Opportunity Master Fund plans to nominate 10 ...

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