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    1. Elon Musk Says he has No Plans on Stepping Down as Chairman and CEO of Tesla

      Elon Musk Says he has No Plans on Stepping Down as Chairman and CEO of Tesla
      • Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he has no plans to relinquish his dual role as chairman and CEO.
      • Musk is under intense scrutiny by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and is facing lawsuits over his tweets last week about taking his company private.

      Elon Musk has no plans to relinquish his dual role as chairman and chief executive officer of Tesla, he said in an interview with the New York Times on Thursday...

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    2. The CMO of $30 Billion Financial Giant State Street Says to be Successful, You Have to be the CEO of Your Own Brand

      The CMO of $30 Billion Financial Giant State Street Says to be Successful, You Have to be the CEO of Your Own Brand
      • In the eyes of the world "Fearless Girl" — the bronze statue of a defiant girl in front of the Wall Street bull — is the biggest marketing coup in recent history. Not for Hannah Grove.
      • In this interview with Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget, the State Street CMO talks about how Fearless Girl represents a call for greater governance and stewardship by women...
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    3. Britain's CEO Pay Climbs 11% in One Year — as Working Wages Flatline

      Britain's CEO Pay Climbs 11% in One Year — as Working Wages Flatline

      The pay of FTSE 100 bosses surged 11 percent in the past year, pushing their median pay up to nearly £4 million ($5.1 million), according to a report which also found full-time employees received a 2 percent rise over the same period. More The pay of FTSE 100 bosses surged 11 percent in the past year, pushing their median pay up to nearly £4 million ($5.1 million), according to a report which also found full-time employees received a 2 percent rise over the same period...

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    4. Elon Musk's Tesla Tweets Could Spark a Fight With the Sec | Wired

      Elon Musk's Tesla Tweets Could Spark a Fight With the Sec | Wired

      Elon Musk and His Fight With the SEC For the SEC—which, like many enforcement agencies, enjoys making headlines with shows of force—investigating Elon Musk's tweet about taking Tesla private could be an easy win. Joshua Lott/Getty Images UPDATE: On Wednesday, August 15, the Fox Business Network reported that Tesla received subpoenas from the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times later confirmed the reports.

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    5. Members of Tesla's Board of Directors are Lawyering up as Crisis Around Elon Musk Deepens

      Members of Tesla's Board of Directors are Lawyering up as Crisis Around Elon Musk Deepens
      • Some members of Tesla's board of directors are hiring lawyers to protect themselves in the ongoing fallout from CEO Elon Musk's public declarations about taking the company private.
      • Fellow board members are also urging Musk to cool it with the public statements about a go-private deal, according to a New York Times story published Tuesday night.
      • By all appearances, Musk has ignored that advice...
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    6. Tesla’s new Model 3? Three board members to evaluate any take-private deal

      Tesla’s new Model 3? Three board members to evaluate any take-private deal

      A production associate works on a Tesla Model 3 at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) By Rex Crum | | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: August 14, 2018 at 7:59 am | UPDATED: August 14, 2018 at 6:20 pm They might not be the Model 3, but three of Tesla’s independent board directors could soon be at the center of the latest drama involving the electric carmaker.

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    7. Meet the 3 Tesla Board Members Set to Decide on Elon Musk's Go-Private Plan

      Meet the 3 Tesla Board Members Set to Decide on Elon Musk's Go-Private Plan
      • Tesla's board of directors has formed a special committee to examine CEO Elon Musk's preference to take the company private, according to a statement on the electric-car maker's website.
      • Three independent board members — Brad Buss, Robyn Denholm, and Linda Johnson Rice — will sit on the special committee.
      • While Musk has not yet presented a formal proposal to take Tesla private, he will need the committee's approval before such a move can occur...
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    8. Billionaire Carl Icahn Has Changed his Mind on Cigna's $52 Billion Purchase of Express Scripts

      Billionaire Carl Icahn Has Changed his Mind on Cigna's $52 Billion Purchase of Express Scripts
      • Carl Icahn has dropped his fight to stop health insurer Cigna’s purchase of Express Scripts, a pharmaceutical company.
      • Last week, Icahn said he would try and solicit proxy votes to block the $52 billion deal.
      • Icahn told CNBC that blocking the deal would be impossible and "there’s no point in fighting just to fight."

      Activist investor Carl Icahn has reversed his position on US health insurer Cigna’s purchase of pharmaceutical subscription company Express Scripts...

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    9. Tesla forms special committee to consider going private

      Tesla forms special committee to consider going private

      An Australian telecom executive, the leader of a cosmetics company, and the former finance chief of Elon Musk 's solar-power company are now in charge of deciding Tesla Inc. 's fate. The board of the electric-car maker formed a special committee to evaluate its chief executive officer's proposal to take the company private, a day after he revealed more on who will advise him and help fund the potential deal.

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    10. Some of Tesla's Board Members Were Reportedly 'Totally Blindsided' by Elon Musk's Tweet About Going Private

      Some of Tesla's Board Members Were Reportedly 'Totally Blindsided' by Elon Musk's Tweet About Going Private
      • Elon Musk's decision to tweet that he was considering taking Tesla private reportedly caught the company's own board of directors off-guard, The New York Times reported Monday night.
      • That August 7 tweet caused Tesla's stock to skyrocket to $380 per share that day.
      • In the days that followed, the SEC got involved, reportedly investigating Musk's online musings about taking the company private.
      • The fallout from that tweet follows an extended run of public missteps by the Tesla CEO...
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    11. Tesla Surges After Elon Musk offers Details About his 'Funding Secured' Tweet

      Tesla Surges After Elon Musk offers Details About his 'Funding Secured' Tweet
      • Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote in a blog post Monday that he left a meeting on July 31 with "no question that a deal with the Saudi sovereign fund could be closed."
      • The blog post offers new details into Tesla's plan to go private at $420 per share, which the billionaire announced last week, saying funding had been secured.
      • Shares initially surged to an all-time high, before wiping out all their gains as lawyers said the tweet may have broken securities laws and reports of the SEC investigating...
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    12. Activist Elliott Management to Push Nielsen Holdings to Sell

      Activist Elliott Management to Push Nielsen Holdings to Sell

      Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. has taken a big stake in Nielsen Holdings PLC and plans to push the TV-ratings company to sell itself. The New York hedge fund owns more than 8% of Nielsen, worth at least $640 million, people familiar with the matter said Sunday. Elliott, which has been launching campaigns at a blistering pace this year, could unveil the new effort as soon as Monday. Multiple...

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    13. California May Mandate a Woman in the Boardroom, But Businesses are Fighting It

      California May Mandate a Woman in the Boardroom, But Businesses are Fighting It

      California is moving toward becoming the first state to require companies to have women on their boards –assuming the idea could survive a likely court challenge. Sparked by debates around fair pay, sexual harassment and workplace culture, two female state senators are spearheading a bill to promote greater gender representation in corporate decision-making...

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