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    2. Tesla CEO Elon Musk Answers SolarCity Investors Who Say He Was a ‘Conflicted’ Fiduciary

      Tesla CEO Elon Musk Answers SolarCity Investors Who Say He Was a ‘Conflicted’ Fiduciary
      Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said he was involved in some discussions about the $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity in 2016, though he recused himself from a board vote approving the initial offer. Musk made the disclosure when he was questioned under oath by lawyers for pension and investment funds that claim he duped investors into backing the buyout of the solar-energy company that was founded by his ...
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    3. WeWork Reportedly Hired the Parents of a High-Ranking Exec as Real Estate Brokers, Among Other Potential Conflicts of Interest

      WeWork Reportedly Hired the Parents of a High-Ranking Exec as Real Estate Brokers, Among Other Potential Conflicts of Interest
      WeWork, in its public offering documents, disclosed a slew of related-party transactions involving CEO Adam Neumann, his wife, and various family members. But the company didn't disclose a collection of deals involving the family members of other company officials, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal...
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    4. Too Many Conflicts on Super Fund Boards, PC Finds

      Too Many Conflicts on Super Fund Boards, PC Finds
      The PC's Karen Chester does not agree industry super funds are deliberately different from other funds and have 'delivered superior returns on average'. Eddie Jim by Joanna Mather Superannuation funds are not doing enough to manage conflicts of interest, especially those that may arise around the boardroom table , the Productivity Commission says...
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    5. Facebook Investors Criticize Andreessen for Conflict of Interest

      Facebook Investors Criticize Andreessen for Conflict of Interest
      The monumental shift would benefit Zuckerberg because it would let him sell shares to fund philanthropy, but it had the potential to harm investors by diluting their power over decision making. The company went through the motions of protecting minority shareholders, but one board member seemed more interested in protecting Zuckerberg, investors allege...
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    6. To Compete Better, States Are Trying to Curb Noncompete Pacts

      To Compete Better, States Are Trying to Curb Noncompete Pacts
      In todays on-your-own economy, workers are urged to be entrepreneurial job hoppers, constantly adapting and searching for the next opportunity. But an estimated 30 million Americans nearly one fifth of the nations work force are hobbled by so-called noncompete agreements, fine print in their employment contracts that keeps them from working for corporate rivals in their next job ...
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  2. Quotes about Conflict of Interest

    1. Based upon the potential for a conflict of interest resulting from the Company's ownership of limited partnership interests in the Purchaser, the Independent Directors unanimously voted to recommend that the Board express no opinion and remain neutral with respect to the Offer.
      In How Wall Street Enabled A Controversial Power Grab At A Wannabe Berkshire Hathaway
    2. There is not a short supply of narcissism amongst executives and they will take pains to preserve their own power, which may be a conflict of interest with the wider shareholder base.
      In Clash of the Egos: When Boardroom Bust-ups Derail Deals
    3. It is a conflict of interest and it's a conflict of interest that needs to be managed transparently and openly.
      In Sister of California Gov. Jerry Brown on SoCalGas board