1. Lowe: For Activist Investors, Board Power Depends on Where You Sit

    Lowe: For Activist Investors, Board Power Depends on Where You Sit

    When activist shareholders land in a boardroom, they often jockey for the committee seat with the most control over the top brass. As activists increasingly wrangle with directors over board appointments, the most popular pick is the compensation committee, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of significant settlements involving companies and activists between 2015 and 2017...

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