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    1. Ghosn’s a Victim of the Nissan World He Made

      Ghosn’s a Victim of the Nissan World He Made

      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- You reap what you sow. As the auto world makes sense of Carlos Ghosn’s sudden fall from grace at Nissan Motor Co., one thing is clear: The legendary executive was a victim of dismal corporate governance at the company he sat atop for decades. Allegations against Ghosn include under-reporting his income in securities filings and making personal use of company assets...

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    2. Explainer: What Misconduct is Nissan's Ghosn Accused Of, and How did it Come to Light?

      Explainer: What Misconduct is Nissan's Ghosn Accused Of, and How did it Come to Light?

      Japan was shocked by news that Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was widely respected for rescuing the car maker from near bankruptcy, was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct. Nissan said that Ghosn, who is also chairman and CEO of Renault and chairman of Mitsubishi Motors, would be fired from his post as Nissan chairman on Thursday...

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    3. Why the California Women on Boards Law is Flawed

      Why the California Women on Boards Law is Flawed

      On Oct. 1, I woke up to the news that diversity is now a mandate. Gov. Jerry Brown had just signed a bill requiring all publicly traded companies headquartered in California to have at least one woman on their boards of directors by the end of 2019; boards with six or more directors will need to have three women by the end of 2021. On one hand, I wanted to celebrate the new law...

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    4. Why the Corporate Earnings Boom Has Failed to Lift Investors' Spirits

      Why the Corporate Earnings Boom Has Failed to Lift Investors' Spirits

      Many on Wall Street are weathering the autumn technology rout by buying the shares of firms with slower, steadier earnings growth, the latest sign that investors largely remain sanguine about U.S. stocks despite recent reversals. Trading has turned rocky since the S&P 500 finished the third quarter with its biggest gain since 2013...

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    5. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Accountable to Anyone, so it's Time Congress Took Away the Source of his Power

      Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Accountable to Anyone, so it's Time Congress Took Away the Source of his Power
      • Facebook's string of scandals over the last several years have highlighted the poor job Mark Zuckerberg has done running the company — and his lack of accountability.
      • The social networking giant's stock structure gives Zuckerberg near-absolute control over it, because the shares he holds get far more votes than those held by ordinary investors...
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    6. Mark Zuckerberg's Spectacular Failure of Leadership Shows Why Some Facebook Investors are Desperate to Fire Him

      Mark Zuckerberg's Spectacular Failure of Leadership Shows Why Some Facebook Investors are Desperate to Fire Him
      • The New York Times exposé on Facebook's crisis management exposes a spectacular failure in leadership from CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
      • The report suggests he was at best uninterested in some of the scandals that engulfed his company, and at worst, complicit in exacerbating them.
      • It's red meat to powerful investors who want to oust Zuckerberg as chairman...
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    7. Meridian Compensation Partners Releases New Study on Executive Severance Arrangements

      Meridian Compensation Partners Releases New Study on Executive Severance Arrangements

      LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Meridian Compensation Partners, a leading executive compensation and corporate governance consulting firm, has completed a comprehensive Study on executive severance arrangements (not related to a change in control) maintained by a cross-section of 160 S&P 500® companies (“Study Group”). Key Findings of the Study The following key findings are based on disclosures made by Study Group companies in their respective 2018 proxies covering fiscal year 2017 severance practices...

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    8. Proxy Advisory Firms: Don't Trust 'Em, Try to Verify

      Proxy Advisory Firms: Don't Trust 'Em, Try to Verify

      The modern world of investing is built on a series of “trust-but-verify” relationships. Most average investors – such as those contributing to pensions or 401ks – must trust that investment managers are making wise choices with their money, but can verify decisions based on required financial statements, realized returns, even regulatory oversight...

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    9. Wall Street's Fat Bonuses May Hit a Snag in 2019

      Wall Street's Fat Bonuses May Hit a Snag in 2019

      The largest increases are projected for equities sales and trading professionals Wall Street professionals are on track for larger bonuses this year, but it may not last. Financial firms will award year-end bonuses of up to 20% larger this year versus last year, according to an analysis released Monday by Johnson Associates, a New York-based compensation consulting firm...

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