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    1. Five Lessons Board Directors Can Learn From Activist Investors

      Five Lessons Board Directors Can Learn From Activist Investors

      This article is by Sally Blount, dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a member of the board of Abbott Laboratories. The growing role of activist investors in Fortune 500 companies over the past decade has created a lot of stress and uncertainty. Some directors and chief [...]

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    2. A season of shareholder discontent: Annual meetings see fights over mega-salaries for CEOs

      A season of shareholder discontent: Annual meetings see fights over mega-salaries for CEOs

      The combined salaries of Chipotle's co-CEOs could pay for an order of 7.5 million burritos. The almost $50 million executive pay package proved to be something shareholders couldn't swallow. Nearly 77 percent of shareholders at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.'s annual meeting voted against the compensation package. While President Obama and ...

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    3. Why Executives Need To Learn To Embrace Their Shareholder Activists

      Why Executives Need To Learn To Embrace Their Shareholder Activists

      Shareholder activism is on the rise. Largely perceived as a US phenomenon in the past, today 9/10 global companies say shareholder activists are having an impact on their boardroom agenda. The general perception of activists is that they focus on cost reduction, freeing up cash or unlocking value through divestment; our [...]

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    4. Women Vs. Women, Or The Ugly Side Of Feminism

      Women Vs. Women, Or The Ugly Side Of Feminism

      With the birth of the new feminist narrative sweeping popular culture, it is bound to enter its awkward teenage phase. And just like a teenage mean girl, the new feminism is growing unwieldy before gracefully settling into something we can agree on. But before it makes it there, I hope it doesn’t tear us all down in the process. A few weeks ago at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in… Read More

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    5. Critics of supersized CEO pay face uphill fight at McDonald's

      Critics of supersized CEO pay face uphill fight at McDonald's

      By Lisa Baertlein and Ross Kerber LOS ANGELES/BOSTON (Reuters) - The next big showdown in the running battle over U.S. executive pay is shaping up to be the annual meeting of McDonald's Corp on Thursday, but critics may have a tough time replicating their victory last week at Chipotle Mexican Grill . McDonald's is a main target of protesters and labor groups, who criticize the world's biggest ...

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    6. Acquisition DIRECTV by AT&T, Inc. May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests

      Acquisition DIRECTV by AT&T, Inc. May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests

      SAN DIEGO and EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed acquisition of DIRECTV (DTV) by AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T).  On May 18, 2014, the two companies announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which DIRECTV shareholders will receive $28.50 in cash and $66.50 in shares of AT&T stock for ...

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    7. Board Evaluation: From Bogus to Brilliant

      Board Evaluation: From Bogus to Brilliant

      The obligation of boards to evaluate performance

      A rush of corporate scandals, corruption and shocking transgressions has resulted in a new business atmosphere – investors, shareholders and creditors have finally had enough. Across the globe, they have banded together in special interest groups and are now insisting on legal regulations and reforms to protect their rights and interests.

      Shareholder activism has created more reforms in the last two years than in the last two decades. Investor group influence now shapes the way boards set policies in such far-reaching topics as diversity, compensation, terms of director service, and director eligibility.

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