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    1. Corporate Board Directors With Island Tax Haven Ties Signal Greater Levels of Tax Avoidance, Study Finds

      Corporate Board Directors With Island Tax Haven Ties Signal Greater Levels of Tax Avoidance, Study Finds

      U.S. companies with board directors who have connections to well-known island tax havens of the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands exhibit significantly greater tax avoidance than other companies, according to a novel study that includes two University of Kansas School of Business professors and one alumnus...

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    2. Telecom Italia CEO to Step Down if Hedge Fund Breaks Up Board

      Telecom Italia CEO to Step Down if Hedge Fund Breaks Up Board

      Telecom Italia CEO to step down if hedge fund breaks up board: report April 29, 2018 TIM is set to elect a new board at this week's investor gathering, following the resignation last month of eight members The head of Telecom Italia has said he will resign if a US hedge fund wins a power struggle this week with French telecom giant Vivendi, its largest shareholder, according to reports in Britain...

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    3. Say-on-Pay Laws Increase Company Valuations, Study Finds

      Say-on-Pay Laws Increase  Company Valuations, Study Finds

      When shareholders have a say on executive pay, CEO salaries decline and company valuations rise, according to a University of Georgia study. By analyzing financial data from more than 17,000 publicly traded companies in countries that have passed say-on-pay laws and countries that haven't, researchers found such laws tie CEO pay more closely to their company's performance and increase compensation equality among top managers. "Eleven developed countries passed these laws between 2003 and 2013, so that gave us a natural laboratory where we could ...

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    4. Executive Pay Gets Boost From Common Owners

      Executive Pay Gets Boost From Common Owners

      The better the company performs compared to its peers, the more top executives should receive in pay, bonuses and stock awards. Right? But that isn't always how it works in practice. Executive pay packages that don't include a comparison of company performance and that of its competitors are regularly approved by boards of directors, and many have wondered why...

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    5. Push is on to Reunite CBS and Viacom

      Push is on to Reunite CBS and Viacom

      Push is on to reunite CBS and Viacom September 29, 2016 A company that controls CBS and Viacom wants the two New York media companies to combine again, more than a decade after they went their separate ways. National Amusements, which owns most of the voting shares of the two companies, sent a letter to CBS and Viacom board members Thursday saying that a tie-up would help it better compete in a rapidly changing media industry...

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    6. Apple Pay Could Have Been Here 15 Years Ago if it Wasn't for Boardroom Egos

      Apple Pay Could Have Been Here 15 Years Ago if it Wasn't for Boardroom Egos

      Squabbling and a lack of compromise among collaborating dominant industry groups has stunted the growth of mobile payment according to Pinar Ozcan, an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School, and Dr Filipe Santos, of INSEAD. While in Kenya it has become the number one way of banking, with 80 per cent of cell phone owners using mobile payment according to the World ...

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    7. Performance measures for CEOs vary greatly, study finds

      Performance measures for CEOs vary greatly, study finds

      As companies file their annual proxy statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this spring, a new study by Rice University and Cornell University shows just how S&P 500 companies have tied CEO compensation to performance. The study found large variations in the choice of performance measures, and the researchers said that companies tend to choose measures that are ...

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    8. Study finds peer group evaluations linked to executive pay to be flawed

      September 25, 2012 An over-reliance on peer group compensation benchmarking is central to the persistent issue of rising executive pay in the United States, new research in a study co-authored by a University of Delaware professor and a corporate governance fellow, finds. While other research examines flawed peer group methodology, this new study makes it clear that peer grouping with minimal board discretion is a seriousl

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