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    1. Cheil Industries Promises Better Dividends if Merger Approved

      Cheil Industries Promises Better Dividends if Merger Approved

      Cheil Industries’ offer appears to target hedge fund Elliott’s allegations of weak minority shareholder protection at Samsung C&T SEOUL-—Cheil Industries Inc., the Samsung conglomerate’s de facto holding company, said Tuesday it would boost dividends and establish a corporate governance committee -- but only after a contentious merger with Samsung’s construction and trading company is approved by shareholders...

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    2. Activists' New Target: Executive Pay

      Activists' New Target: Executive Pay

      Big shareholders for years have grumbled about the rise in executive pay. Now, activist investors are taking up the compensation cause, focusing less on how much corporate leaders earn and more on whether they deserve what they get. Case in point: Shutterfly Inc., where an activist hedge fund is seeking three board seats at the online photo retailer at a shareholder vote set for Friday. The founder of Marathon Partners Equity...

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    3. Activist Investor Wins $2 Million Arbitration Award From UBS

      Activist Investor Wins $2 Million Arbitration Award From UBS

      Finra panel rules firm has to pay Ahmed Hussein compensation, but no damages or legal fees An activist investor has won a $2 million arbitration award from UBS AG, which he said derailed his proxy fight against a health-care information systems company by calling a margin loan and selling almost 2.3 million shares he had in the business. In his claim, Ahmed Hussein said he lost more than $20 million when UBS called the loan as Quality System Inc.’s stock was falling in 2012...

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    4. Protecting Shareholders From Activist Proxies

      Protecting Shareholders From Activist Proxies

      The SEC needs to put more teeth in its guidance and clarify its standards. This month’s showdown at DuPont Co., in which shareholders rejected an activist campaign to install four new board members, brought proxy advisory firms’ bias back into the news: All three of the company’s largest institutional shareholders ignored the proxy recommendations to vote for candidates whose primary qualification was loyalty to the activist...

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    5. Deal Reunites Charter Chief With Time Warner Cable

      Deal Reunites Charter Chief With Time Warner Cable

      Tom Rutledge will be the chairman, CEO of new U.S. cable giant that results from proposed merger Two years ago, Charter Communications Inc. Chief Executive Tom Rutledge predicted that the cable business would soon be down to two big players. Now, he’s in line to run one of them. Mr. Rutledge will be the chairman and CEO of the new U.S. cable giant that results from Charter’s planned $55 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. and $10.4 billion merger with Bright House Networks...

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    6. Activist Investor Group Withdraws Board Slate at Perry Ellis

      Activist Investor Group Withdraws Board Slate at Perry Ellis

      Legion Partners and Calstrs approve of retailer’s succession plan and board nominees A group of activist investors targeting Perry Ellis International Inc. have agreed to withdraw their board nominees after the retailer committed to shaking up its chief executive role and board last week. Perry Ellis has come under fire from Legion Partners Asset Management LLC, a California investment fund, and the California State Teachers’...

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    7. Largest U.S. Pensions Divided on Activism

      Largest U.S. Pensions Divided on Activism

      A boardroom battle last week at DuPont Co. exposed an emerging split in how the nation’s two biggest pensions agitate for change inside corporate America A boardroom battle last week at DuPont Co. exposed an emerging split in how the nation’s two biggest pensions agitate for change inside corporate America. The California State Teachers’ Retirement System, No.

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    8. Fed's Powell: Exempt Small Banks From Incentive Compensation Rules

      Fed's Powell: Exempt Small Banks From Incentive Compensation Rules

      A top Federal Reserve official said small banks shouldn’t have to comply with incentive compensation rules required by the 2010 Dodd Frank law, echoing others at the central bank who have said they want to tailor regulations to the size of banks. Fed governor Jerome Powell, in remarks prepared for a conference of community bankers in New York, said banks under a certain asset level, “perhaps $10 billion,” should be exempt from Dodd-Frank compensation restrictions...

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