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    2. With Bylaw Tweaks, Apple Grants Activist One of Three Wishes

      With Bylaw Tweaks, Apple Grants Activist One of Three Wishes
      Apple Inc's board relaxed some rules for director nominations by outside investors but stopped short of broader changes sought by an activist shareholder. The new bylaws disclosed in a securities filing late on Thursday dealt with the mechanics of "proxy access," the sometimes controversial process ... ..
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    3. The CEO of a $16 Billion Business Explains Why She Banned Corporate Memos

      The CEO of a $16 Billion Business Explains Why She Banned Corporate Memos
      When Julie Sweet became the CEO of Accenture's North American business in 2015, she made her mark on the $16 billion operation. Some of the changes Sweet ushered in were big, such as leading important acquisitions for the global professional services business. Other changes were smaller, but haven proven extremely effective ...
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    4. Investor Complaint Filed Vs. T-Mobile

      Investor Complaint Filed Vs. T-Mobile
      Share T-Mobile has been targeted in an investor complaint, served last Wednesday (Nov. 23), tied to accounting and disclosure by the firm, Fortune reported. The investor, CtW Investment Group, an activist firm that is also union-backed, has requested that the Securities and Exchange Commission investigate the reporting behind T-Mobiles nonstandard accounting efforts and also how it records and presents info tied to ...
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    5. Can America’s Companies Survive America’s Most Aggressive Investors?

      Can America’s Companies Survive America’s Most Aggressive Investors?
      A spike in activist investor campaigns over the past few years has company executives constantly looking over their shoulders. Typically run by hedge funds demanding higher profit margins, activist-investor campaigns quickly buy up large stakes in a company and threaten to unseat company board members if they don't cut costs, driving executives to forego long-term business strategies for short-term profits ...
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    6. May Courts Business Seeking to Avoid Brexit Exodus

      May Courts Business Seeking to Avoid Brexit Exodus
      Prime Minister Theresa May set out plans to get big business behind her Brexit strategy on Monday, toning down plans to put workers on company boards and promising to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research. In return, May told business leaders at a conference hosted by the Confederation of British Industry, that they needed to keep up their own investment, embrace corporate governance reforms and help spread ...
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    7. 6 Lessons Startups Can Learn From The Corporate World

      6 Lessons Startups Can Learn From The Corporate World
      Many books and articles have been written on what corporates can learn from startups how to build an agile culture, foster creativity in the team, and ship products quickly. However, the opposite is also true in many cases. There are areas that a startup can learn from a well run corporate. Implementing these lessons early on will help a startup immensely along its journey to be a large well-managed company ...
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    8. Unlimited Vacation: The Ultimate Work Perk, But Experts Warn of Pitfalls

      Unlimited Vacation: The Ultimate Work Perk, But Experts Warn of Pitfalls
      Unlimited vacation policies were first made popular in the tech sector, where companies emphasize fun, creative work cultures as a recruiting and retainment tool. Although still very much the exception across North America, theyre especially popular with workers for the implicit message they send: trust. Ive found my dream job, Todd Tremblett, who has worked as a junior project manager at Vigilant for six months, said in an interview. You ...
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    9. We've Seen Tech M&A Booms Before — But Something is Different This Time Around

      We've Seen Tech M&A Booms Before — But Something is Different This Time Around
      A key role of the board is overseeing MA. Technology MA is having another record year and not showing any signs of slowing down. This year alone there have been 46 deals that were over $1 billion in value. While weve seen boom years in Technology MA before, something is different this time around. The potential buyer universe has changed the market has seen the rise of the new buyer-types ...
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    1. Steve's extensive background in commercial strategy and operations complements the skillset of our existing Board of Directors very nicely, and we are thrilled to welcome him to Ignyta's Board.
      In Ignyta (RXDX) Appoints Steven Hoerter to Board of Directors
    2. Chuck brings a wealth of experience in global commercial strategy and operations.  He will provide valuable insight as we begin to consider commercial opportunities and market development for each of our multiple, diverse clinical stage programs.
      In Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Strengthens Board of Directors with Addition of Industry Veteran Charles J. "Chuck" Bramlage
    3. Geoff brings a deep understanding of the regenerative medicine and wound healing industries, a background in strategy and operations, and a demonstrated record of accomplishment in bringing innovative technologies to market. His background and knowledge will be very beneficial as we take Gemstone Bio to the next level.
      In Gemstone Biotherapeutics Adds New Board Member