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    1. Dan Loeb Is Giving A Rare Interview Right Now

      Dan Loeb Is Giving A Rare Interview Right Now

      Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, the founder of $14 billion Third Point LLC, is speaking with Andrew Ross Sorkin at the Dealbook Conference.

      This is a pretty rare interview for the activist investor.

      Loeb has been in the news a lot lately. He's been going after Sony and Sotheby's.  He was also the subject of a recent Vanity Fair profile.

      Sorkin is begining the conversation by talking about activism and whether it's a good thing for society....

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      Mentions: Hedge Fund CEO
    2. Legion Partners: RCMT Board Squanders Stockholder Money On Frivolous Lawsuit

      Legion Partners: RCMT Board Squanders Stockholder Money On Frivolous Lawsuit

      LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legion Partners Asset Management, LLC ("Legion Partners"), together with IRS Partners No. 19, L.P. and certain other stockholders of RCM Technologies, Inc. (RCMT), which has nominated two director nominees to the Board of Directors of RCM at the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders, today issued the following letter to all stockholders: RCM's Frivolous ...

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    3. Boss Power Says Shareholders Should Not Be Influenced by Dissident Beruschi and His Associate Brooks

      Boss Power Says Shareholders Should Not Be Influenced by Dissident Beruschi and His Associate Brooks

      VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 11, 2013) - Boss Power Corp . (TSX VENTURE: BPU ) (" Boss Power " or the " Company ") today cautioned shareholders not to be influenced by dissident shareholder Anthony Beruschi and his long-time associate Douglas Brooks. Boss Power added that their ambush tactics should be a matter of concern to shareholders, in that Brooks made a sworn ...

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    4. Facebook's Board of Directors Exercise RSUs

      Facebook's Board of Directors Exercise RSUs

      Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB)’s board of directors have exercised their restricted stock units, as disclosed in Form 4 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Marc Andreessen, Erskine Bowles, Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Donald Graham, Reed Hastings, and Peter Thiel each exercised 7,742 RSUs leaving them with the same number of class-A common stock, reports David Cohen for AllFacebook...

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    5. Barrick indicates Chairman Peter Munk set to step down

      Barrick indicates Chairman Peter Munk set to step down

      Barrick Gold Corp indicated on Friday that its founder and Chairman Peter Munk is likely to step down from his post by the time of the company's annual meeting next year. In an amended filing relating to its recent $3 billion equity offering, the company said it is working to address corporate governance concerns raised by its institutional shareholders. "The board is addressing the issues that ...

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    6. NYSE Governance Services Inaugural Leadership Awards

      NYSE Governance Services Inaugural Leadership Awards

      NYSE Governance Services’ inaugural leadership awards program will recognize outstanding companies and individuals who have demonstrated noteworthy efforts in the areas of governance, risk, and compliance. The awards underscore the role that corporate governance plays in dictating a company’s success and a board’s contribution to long-term value...

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    7. Acer CEO and Chairman Resigns Amid Financial Losses

      Acer CEO and Chairman Resigns Amid Financial Losses

      Acer chairman and CEO J.T. Wang is announcing his resignation from the PC maker today following further disappointing financial results. Wang, an outspoken critic of Microsoft's Surface Tablet, will step down as Acer CEO on January 1st, but will retain his chairman position until the second quarter of 2014 to assist with existing commitments. Acer president Jim Wong will take over as CEO in January in a clear effort to address the struggles the company is facing...

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    8. Legion Partners: RCMT Board Culture Puts Director Preservation Above Stockholder Stewardship

      Legion Partners: RCMT Board Culture Puts Director Preservation Above Stockholder Stewardship

      LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legion Partners Asset Management, LLC ("Legion Partners"), together with IRS Partners No. 19, L.P. and certain other stockholders of RCM Technologies, Inc. (RCMT), which has nominated two director nominees to the Board of Directors of RCM at the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders, today issued the following letter to all stockholders: RCM Board's ...

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    9. Increased Hacking and Data Leaks Drives Renewed Focus on Board Communications

      Increased Hacking and Data Leaks Drives Renewed Focus on Board Communications

      NEW YORK, November 06, 2013 - Thomson Reuters annual Board Governance survey shows that Board communications is becoming increasingly complex yet outdated board procedures, unsecure distribution channels and costly board materials are all contributing to increased security gaps...

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    10. ValueVision Media Responds to Clinton Group Shareholder Meeting Request

      ValueVision Media Responds to Clinton Group Shareholder Meeting Request

      MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2013) - ValueVision Media, Inc. ( NASDAQ : VVTV ) ("ValueVision"), a multichannel electronic retailer via TV, Internet and mobile, is sending a letter today to the Clinton Group and its affiliates ("Clinton") in response to Clinton's demand for a Special Meeting of Shareholders of ValueVision. Clinton also submitted a notice of intent to present proposals ...

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    11. ISS Recommends Brazil Fast Food Corp. Vote in Favor of Proposed Merger

      ISS Recommends Brazil Fast Food Corp. Vote in Favor of Proposed Merger

      RIO DE JANEIRO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brazil Fast Food Corp. (OTC Markets: BOBS) (the “Company”), the second largest fast-food restaurant chain in Brazil with 1,057 points of sale, today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”), a leading provider of corporate governance and proxy voting services, has recommended that the holders of common shares of the Company vote “FOR” the ...

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    12. BlackBerry Abandons Sale Process, Replaces CEO

      BlackBerry Abandons Sale Process, Replaces CEO

      Developing: A group of investors led by Fairfax Financial will invest $1 billion in BlackBerry (BBRY), but will abandon their bid to buy the embattled smartphone maker. The company also said its chief executive, Thorsten Heins, will step down, with John Chen becoming interim CEO. Shares were down 16% in pre-market trading before they were halted.

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