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    1. Campbell Heirs to Vote for Own Board, Third Point Calls Move a 'Stunt'

      Campbell Heirs to Vote for Own Board, Third Point Calls Move a 'Stunt'

      Campbell heirs to vote for own board, Third Point calls move a 'stunt' close breaking news Business Campbell heirs to vote for own board, Third Point calls move a 'stunt' Campbell Soup Co said on Wednesday that four key shareholders, all descendants of the company's former chairman John Dorrance, have formally aligned themselves against hedge fund Third Point LLC's plans to oust the embattled soupmaker's entire board...

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    2. Once Feared on Wall Street, Dodd-Frank’s Watchdog Is in Retreat

      Once Feared on Wall Street, Dodd-Frank’s Watchdog Is in Retreat

      (Bloomberg) -- A key response to the 2008 financial crisis was setting up a super-group of regulators to protect the economy from another disastrous crash. But in the Trump era, flagging new dangers has taken a backseat to cutting constraints on business. The latest blow came Wednesday when the Financial Stability Oversight Council said it no long considered Prudential Financial Inc. so big and complex that the insurer’s failure could trigger a panic...

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    3. Teladoc Health Appoints Care Delivery Expert Dr. Mark Smith to Board of Directors

      Teladoc Health Appoints Care Delivery Expert Dr. Mark Smith to Board of Directors

      (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teladoc Health (NYSE: TDOC), the global leader in virtual care, is pleased to announce, effective today, the appointment of Mark Douglas Smith, MD, MBA, to its board of directors. Dr. Smith is a professor of clinical medicine at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and a nationally-recognized health policy and delivery system expert...

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    4. Powerful Facebook Investors Just Co-Filed a Proposal to Take Down Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman

      Powerful Facebook Investors Just Co-Filed a Proposal to Take Down Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman
      • Four powerful institutional Facebook investors have co-filed a shareholder proposal calling for Mark Zuckerberg's dual role as CEO and chairman to be split.
      • The proposal was originally filed by activist investor Trillium Asset Management and revealed by Business Insider in July after Facebook's brutal second quarter earnings...
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    5. Tesla Says Elon Musk Plans to Buy $20 Million Worth of Stock as Soon as Possible

      Tesla Says Elon Musk Plans to Buy $20 Million Worth of Stock as Soon as Possible
      • Elon Musk plans to buy $20 million of Tesla stock, the company said in a filing Wednesday.
      • The plans were announced the day after a judge approved Tesla and Musk's settlement with the US' top stock regulator.

      Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to buy $20 million worth of the company’s stock on the open market "during the next open trading window," the company said in a regulatory filing Wednesday...

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    6. Fujifilm Wins Appeal in Legal Battle with Xerox Over Aborted $6.1B Deal

      Fujifilm Wins Appeal in Legal Battle with Xerox Over Aborted $6.1B Deal

      Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp has won an appeal in its legal battles with Xerox Corp, with a New York court overturning preliminary injunctions requested by an activist investor that had blocked their planned merger. Xerox in May scrapped a $6.1 billion deal with Fujifilm in a settlement with investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason that also handed control of the U.S. photocopier giant to new management...

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    7. Australia’s Most Obscene Salaries

      Australia’s Most Obscene Salaries

      Tomorrow’s rally, which will be held in Perth, is one of a series planned for the country’s capital cities and regional centres in the coming weeks. They have been organised by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) as part of its Change the Rules campaign, which aims to draw attention to “exorbitant CEO pay” and company profits compared to the “very low or non-existent” pay rises experienced by many Australians...

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    8. US Regulators Lift Strict Oversight of Prudential

      US Regulators Lift Strict Oversight of Prudential

      WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of federal regulators on Wednesday lifted the strict government oversight imposed on big insurer Prudential Financial Inc. It was the last financial company still carrying the label that subjected it to special restrictions stemming from the 2008 financial crisis. The unanimous decision by the Financial Stability Oversight Council closed the books on its actions tagging selected big financial companies as potential threats...

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    9. As MoviePass Investors Rage Against Management, its Parent Company has Delayed a Crucial Shareholders Meeting

      As MoviePass Investors Rage Against Management, its Parent Company has Delayed a Crucial Shareholders Meeting
      • MoviePass' parent company, Helios and Matheson Analytics, has postponed its special meeting of stockholders regarding the vote on a 1-for-500 reverse stock split to November 1.
      • The meeting was originally scheduled for Thursday.
      • MoviePass investors have voiced their displeasure with Helios and Matheson about the proposed reverse split on Twitter...
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    10. Dell Technologies: Maintains Plans To Go Public Despite Icahn Opposition

      Dell Technologies: Maintains Plans To Go Public Despite Icahn Opposition

      (Reuters) - Dell Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it was sticking to its plans to go public by buying back its tracking stock, a day after activist investor Carl Icahn opposed the move. Icahn reported an increased 8.3 percent stake in Dell tracking stock on Monday, saying he intends to do everything in his power to thwart the computer manufacturer's plans. Dell in July announced a $21.7 billion cash-and-stock deal to buy back shares tied to its interest in software provider VMware...

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    11. Tesla Surges After Judge Approves Elon Musk's Settlement with SEC

      Tesla Surges After Judge Approves Elon Musk's Settlement with SEC
      • Tesla rallied Tuesday morning after a judge approved CEO Elon Musk's settlement over a fraud charge.
      • The Securities and Exchange Commission sued Musk last month over allegations that he committed fraud when he said he had "funding secured" to take Tesla private.
      • All eyes are on now on the company's third-quarter earnings report later this month...
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    12. GOP Rep. Sean Duffy Takes on Proxy Advisers: They're 'playing all sides of the field'

      GOP Rep. Sean Duffy Takes on Proxy Advisers: They're 'playing all sides of the field'

      Congress is growing increasingly interested in the use of shareholder proposals to push corporations toward liberal or conservative policies, particularly the influence wielded over the process by advisory firms. By buying as little as $2,000 worth of shares, investors gain the right to introduce resolutions that direct a corporate board to take a certain action...

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    13. Telstra Shareholders Just Hit the Board with a New Australian Record 'First Strike' Vote Against Executive Pay

      Telstra Shareholders Just Hit the Board with a New Australian Record 'First Strike' Vote Against Executive Pay

      Telstra shareholders have made it clear just how unhappy they are with the company’s executive remuneration policy. The Australian reports a staggering 62% of eligible shareholders voted against Telstra’s remuneration report at today’s annual general meeting. That’s a new record high in corporate Australia, beating the 61.4% of AMP shareholders who rejected the company’s executive remuneration report back in May...

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