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    1. Trial to Determine if Requiring Women Board Members is Legal

      Trial to Determine if Requiring Women Board Members is Legal

      LOS ANGELES (AP) — When then-California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first law requiring women on boards of publicly traded companies, he suggested it might not survive legal challenges. Three years later, a judge will begin hearing evidence Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court that could undo the law credited with giving more women seats in boardrooms traditionally dominated by men. The California law has spurred other states to adopt or consider similar laws...

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    2. Arconic will let Activist Investor Help Select New CEO

      Arconic will let Activist Investor Help Select New CEO

      May 22, 2017 NEW YORK (AP) — Elliott Management will add three members to the board at EXONIX, and one will have a say in naming the next CEO. Elliott owns more than 13 percent in Arconic Inc. and has pushed for management changes, complaining of underperformance at the New York-based maker of aluminum parts for the aviation and automotive industries. Arconic was created after Alcoa Inc. was split in two last year...

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    3. Yahoo CEO Poised to Make fateful Decision on Alibaba Stake

      Yahoo CEO Poised to Make fateful Decision on Alibaba Stake

      SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is facing her biggest business decision since she left Google two-and-a-half years ago to lead its struggling rival: how to manage Yahoo's most valuable asset, a 15 percent stake in Chinese Internet star Alibaba Group worth nearly $37 billion. Activist investor Jeffrey Smith has threatened to lead a shareholder rebellion aimed at ousting Mayer if she ...

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    4. J&J, shareholders reach tentative deal in lawsuit

      J&J, shareholders reach tentative deal in lawsuit Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 03:31 p.m., Thursday, July 12, 2012 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for Johnson & Johnson shareholders suing management for not fixing serious problems for years— from shoddy manufacturing to ...

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