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    1. U.S. Government Shutdown Means Executives Face Tough Calls on Proxies

      U.S. Government Shutdown Means Executives Face Tough Calls on Proxies

      (Reuters) - With securities regulators largely sidelined during the partial U.S. government shutdown, corporate executives may have to decide on their own what shareholder resolutions should go to a vote this spring. Many corporate boards will meet starting next month to choose which proposals to list on their proxy statements for annual shareholder meetings. If the shutdown drags on, they would have to go without guidance from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

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      Mentions: SEC California
    2. ISS Releases New U.S. Executive Compensation Policies and Equity Plan FAQs for 2019

      ISS Releases New U.S. Executive Compensation Policies and Equity Plan FAQs for 2019

      Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has issued new FAQs addressing U.S. Executive Compensation Policies and U.S Equity Compensation Plans for the 2019 proxy season, for annual meetings held on or after February 1, 2019. Significant executive compensation and equity plan updates for U.S. listed companies are summarized below...

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    3. Ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's Legal Problems are Getting Worse as Tokyo Prosecutors hit him with 2 New Financial Misconduct Charges

      Ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's Legal Problems are Getting Worse as Tokyo Prosecutors hit him with 2 New Financial Misconduct Charges
      • Tokyo prosecutors indicted former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn on two new charges of financial misconduct on Friday.
      • Ghosn was charged with aggravated breach of trust for temporarily transferring personal investment losses to Nissan in 2008, and for understating his compensation for three years, from 2015 to 2017, according to his lawyer, Motonari Otsuru.
      • Otsuru said his team was applying for bail to release Ghosn, who has been detained since his Nov. 19 arrest...
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    4. Japan's Olympus to Propose Board Seat for Activist Investor ValueAct

      Japan's Olympus to Propose Board Seat for Activist Investor ValueAct

      TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Olympus Corp said it would propose to give top shareholder U.S. hedge fund ValueAct Capital a seat at its board, a rare move in the country where activists are still viewed by companies as asset-strippers to be resisted. The Japanese medical equipment and camera maker also said Yasuo Takeuchi, its vice president, will become chief executive officer from April 1, replacing Hiroyuki Sasa. Shares of Olympus jumped more than 10 percent after the announcements on Friday...

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      Mentions: Hedge Fund KKR Japan
    5. Starboard Builds a Stake in MGM Resorts and Will Seek Changes

      Starboard Builds a Stake in MGM Resorts and Will Seek Changes

      Starboard Builds a Stake in MGM Resorts and Will Seek Changes Scott Deveau and Christopher Palmeri Starboard Builds a Stake in MGM Resorts and Will Seek Changes More (Bloomberg) -- Starboard Value, the activist fund run by Jeff Smith, has built a position in MGM Resorts International and plans to push for changes at the Las Vegas-based casino owner...

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    6. Eddie Lampert Sweetens Sears Bid by $600 Million Ahead of an Auction That Will Decide the Company's Fate

      Eddie Lampert Sweetens Sears Bid by $600 Million Ahead of an Auction That Will Decide the Company's Fate
      • Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert on Wednesday boosted his takeover bid to $5 billion, up from $4.4 billion.
      • Lampert's new proposal will be assessed against competing parties' bids at an auction scheduled for Monday.
      • Lampert's offer is the only one that would avoid a liquidation.

      Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert has sweetened his bid for the company's assets in a final attempt to avoid a liquidation...

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    7. Dollar Tree Would Lose Money if it Tried to Sell Family Dollar as Starboard is Pushing

      Dollar Tree Would Lose Money if it Tried to Sell Family Dollar as Starboard is Pushing

      Dollar Tree has few options to deal with its Family Dollar problems. If Dollar Tree Inc. were to sell Family Dollar, it would be “fortunate” to get two-thirds of the $9 billion paid for the rival chain, according to Raymond James analysts. Activist investor Starboard Value LLP has taken a 1.7% stake in the company and is making demands for board seats and changes to the company, including a possible sale of Family Dollar...

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    8. Jeff Bezos' Divorce Could Soon Make MacKenzie Bezos one of Amazon's Biggest Shareholders

      Jeff Bezos' Divorce Could Soon Make MacKenzie Bezos one of Amazon's Biggest Shareholders
      • Amazon could soon have a large new individual shareholder in the form of MacKenzie Bezos as a result of her impending divorce from the company's CEO.
      • Jeff Bezos owns 16% of the e-commerce giant, and MacKenzie could be entitled to up to half of those shares, which would giver her, with Jeff, one of the two largest stakes in the company.
      • Although the Bezoses are worth $137 billion on paper, nearly all of their assets are in the form of Amazon stock...
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      Mentions: Amazon Vanguard stake
    9. Pier 1 is a 'Dumpster Fire' and it's Fighting for its Survival

      Pier 1 is a 'Dumpster Fire' and it's Fighting for its Survival
      • Pier 1's market value has been almost completely wiped out over the past five and a half years, falling 97% since 2013.
      • Analysts say the outlook is discouraging. Of the few surveyed by Bloomberg who cover the name, none rate the stock a "buy," two carry a "sell" rating, and four say "hold."
      • Analysts say a combination of overwhelming store environments, offerings that don't reflect the latest trends, and expensive sourcing and supply chain costs have brought the retailer to its knees...
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      Mentions: Amazon crisis UBS
    10. Shares of Nabors Industries Rally After Dividend Cut, CEO Pay Cut, and Debt-Reduction Announcement

      Shares of Nabors Industries Rally After Dividend Cut, CEO Pay Cut, and Debt-Reduction Announcement

      Shares of Nabors Industries Rally After Dividend Cut, CEO Pay Cut, and Debt-Reduction Announcement Tyler Crowe, The Motley Fool Reblog What happened Shares of drilling rig owner and operator Nabors Industries (NYSE: NBR) are up 10.5% as of 11:00 a.m. EST. The price jump comes after the company announced some financial highlights for its upcoming fourth-quarter earnings report that included significant debt reduction, a dividend cut, and a cut to executive pay...

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