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    1. Starboard Drops its bid to oust Depomed's Board

      Starboard Drops its bid to oust Depomed's Board

      Depomed Inc said activist investor Starboard Value LP, which owns 9.8 percent of the drugmaker, had dropped its bid to oust the company's board. The company said a special shareholder meeting scheduled for Nov. 15 was canceled. Depomed, which has six directors on its board, said Starboard would appoint three independent directors - James Fogarty, Robert Savage and James Tyree.

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    2. Two Chesapeake directors, Including Icahn Representative, Resign

      Two Chesapeake directors, Including Icahn Representative, Resign

      Chesapeake Energy Corp ( CHK.N ) said on Tuesday that two board directors, including a representative of activist investor Carl Icahn, resigned on Monday, a week after Icahn more than halved his stake in the natural gas producer. John Lipinski, who has been on Chesapeake's board since June 2014, and Vincent Intrieri stepped down on Monday, the company said...

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    3. Board Member of Trust that Controls Takeover Target Hershey resigns

      Board Member of Trust that Controls Takeover Target Hershey resigns

      A Hershey's chocolate bar is shown in this photo illustration in Encinitas, California, U.S. January 29, 2015. Reuters/Mike Blake/File Photo A board member of the charitable trust that controls Hershey Co ( HSY.N ) has resigned, the fourth such departure in less than 12 months, the trust said on Monday, at a time when the chocolate company is a takeover target for Mondelez International Inc ( MDLZ.O )...

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    4. Mondelez's Bid May Find Gaps in Hershey's Armor

      Mondelez's Bid May Find Gaps in Hershey's Armor

      Hershey’s chocolate bars are shown in this photo illustration in Encinitas, California January 29, 2015. Reuters/Mike Blake An elaborate structure put in place to preserve Hershey Co’s ( HSY.N ) ties to its local community has been roiled by scandal, creating an opening that Mondelez International Inc ( MDLZ.O ) seized on to launch a $23 billion bid for the chocolate giant...

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    5. Omega Protein Shareholders Elect Activist Investor's Board Nominees

      Omega Protein Shareholders Elect Activist Investor's Board Nominees

      Dietary supplements maker Omega Protein Corp's shareholders elected two nominees of activist investor Wynnefield Capital to the company's board, ending a months-long proxy battle. Omega shares rose 1.7 percent to $18.98 in afternoon trading on Tuesday. Wynnefield and its affiliates, which together own about 8 percent stake in Omega, have been asking the company to explore strategic alternatives, including selling itself or its assets.....

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    6. Viacom CEO Asks Court to order Medical Exam of Sumner Redstone

      Viacom CEO Asks Court to order Medical Exam of Sumner Redstone

      In a filing with the Norfolk Probate and Family Court, Dauman and Abrams also asked for a court order requiring the 93-year-old Redstone to provide medical records relating to his mental condition for the past six years.  Redstone, who has trouble speaking and needs around-the-clock care, last month removed Dauman and board member George Abrams from the seven-person trust that will control Redstone's majority ownership of media companies Viacom and CBS Corp when he dies or is deemed incapacitated...

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    7. SolarCity Recuses Two More Board Members from Voting on Tesla Offer

      SolarCity Recuses Two More Board Members from Voting on Tesla Offer

      Business | Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:42pm EDT SolarCity recuses two more board members from voting on Tesla offer Elon Musk, chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCity's Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. Reuters/Rashid Umar Abbasi/File Photo Two additional SolarCity Corp ( SCTY.O ) board members with ties to Elon Musk are recusing themselves from making decisions regarding Tesla Motors Inc's ( TSLA.O ) offer to buy the solar power company, in a bid to alleviate corporate governance concerns surrounding a potential deal. The new recusals mean the majority ...

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    8. BRIEF-McDonald's Board of Directors names Enrique Hernandez, Jr. Non-Executive Chairman

      BRIEF-McDonald's Board of Directors names Enrique Hernandez, Jr. Non-Executive Chairman

      McDonald's Board of Directors names Enrique Hernandez, Jr. Non-Executive Chairman Hernandez, has served on board as an independent director since 1996 and most recently chaired audit committee Says Hernandez serves as a director for Chevron Corporation, Wells Fargo & Company, and Nordstrom, Inc.....

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    9. McDonald's Shareholders to Weigh Director-Nomination Rules

      McDonald's Shareholders to Weigh Director-Nomination Rules

      Investor support for such new director nomination rules, referred to as "proxy access," is growing. The California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) and the New York City Pension Funds have urged shareholders to vote for proxy access at McDonald's, and influential proxy advisory firms Institutional Investor Services and Glass Lewis & Co have recommended that their clients support it...

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