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    1. SoftBank Governance Reforms Stop Short of Vision Fund

      SoftBank Governance Reforms Stop Short of Vision Fund

      (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp has no plans to increase board oversight of its $100 billion Vision Fund, two sources said, disregarding calls from activist investor Elliott Management and signalling governance reforms have stopped short of the fund. In recent months Chief Executive Masayoshi Son has met other Elliott demands, from launching a 2.5 trillion yen ($23 billion) buyback - vital ...

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    2. Advisory Firm Urges Tesla Shareholders to Oust Musk From Board

      Advisory Firm Urges Tesla Shareholders to Oust Musk From Board

      Tesla ‘s stock may have hit an all-time high , trading at $1,113 as of Wednesday morning, while the company’s market cap is up to over $200 billion, making it the most valuable car company in the world. However, one firm that advises shareholders is calling for the firm to remove CEO Elon Musk from the company’s board, due to the potential exposure to lawsuits...

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    3. Tesla No Longer Even A Growth Company; Going Bankrupt: Shortseller

      Tesla No Longer Even A Growth Company; Going Bankrupt: Shortseller

      Stanphyl Capital letter to investors for the month ended June 30, 2020, discussing their short thesis for Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) and other positions in several small-cap stocks. For June 2020 the fund was down 3.9% net of all fees and expenses. By way of comparison, the S&P 500 was up 2.0% while the Russell 2000 was up 3.5%. Year-to-date 2020 the fund is down 7.0% while the S&P 500 is down 3.1% and the Russell 2000 is down 13.0%...

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    4. How Moderna Execs are Cashing in on COVID-19 Vaccine Stock Speculation

      How Moderna Execs are Cashing in on COVID-19 Vaccine Stock Speculation

      (Reuters) - Biotech firm Moderna Inc could reap tens of billions of dollars in sales and stock appreciation if it wins the race for a COVID-19 vaccine. If it loses, the early-stage company’s value could crash. In the meantime, the firm’s chief executive is pocketing millions of dollars every month by selling shares that have tripled in price on news of Moderna’s development progress, a Reuters analysis of corporate filings shows...

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    5. Former L'Oréal Executive Appointed Coty's Third CEO This Year

      Former L'Oréal Executive Appointed Coty's Third CEO This Year
      • Coty Inc. is getting its third new CEO this year: longtime L'Oreal veteran Sue Nabi.
      • Nabi served as president of both L'Oreal and Lancome and also founded the skincare business Orveda.
      • She replaces Peter Harf, who will stay on as the brand's executive chairman.
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    6. A Coronavirus Vaccine Rooted in a Government Partnership is Fueling Financial Rewards for Company Executives

      A Coronavirus Vaccine Rooted in a Government Partnership is Fueling Financial Rewards for Company Executives

      As shares of biotech firm Moderna soared in May to record highs on news that its novel coronavirus vaccine showed promise in a clinical trial, the nation’s senior securities regulator was asked on CNBC about news reports that top executives had been selling their stock in the company...

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    7. Tesla Becomes World's Most Valuable Carmaker Without Making a Profit

      Tesla Becomes World's Most Valuable Carmaker Without Making a Profit

      Tesla becomes world's most valuable carmaker without making a profit Rob Davies More Tesla has overhauled Japanese rival Toyota to become the world’s most valuable automotive company. Despite never having made a profit, the billionaire Elon Musk’s electric car manufacturer has been tipped by some pundits to achieve a valuation of more than $1tn (£800bn) as demand for electric vehicles soars...

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    8. Tesla Paid Elon Musk Almost $1 Million to Insure its Board Against Lawsuits, Just as Shareholders are Being Urged to Oust him over his $56 Billion Bonus

      Tesla Paid Elon Musk Almost $1 Million to Insure its Board Against Lawsuits, Just as Shareholders are Being Urged to Oust him over his $56 Billion Bonus
      • Tesla is paying CEO Elon Musk $1 million to insure its board against lawsuits for up to $100 million, SEC filings revealed on Tuesday.
      • Tesla announced in April Musk would be personally insuring its board because it said it couldn't find a reasonable quote from an insurance company.
      • Investor adviser PIRC on Tuesday separately recommended Tesla shareholders vote Musk out as CEO over his prospective $55.8 billion bonus pay package...
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    9. Shale Pioneer Chesapeake Energy Files for Bankruptcy

      Shale Pioneer Chesapeake Energy Files for Bankruptcy

      Chesapeake Energy Corp filed for Chapter 11 on Sunday, becoming the largest U.S. oil and gas producer to seek bankruptcy protection in recent years as it bowed to heavy debts and the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on energy markets. The filing marks an end of an era for the Oklahoma City-based shale pioneer, and comes after months of negotiations with creditors to lay the groundwork for the restructuring...

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    10. HP Inc. Announces Termination of Shareholder Rights Plan

      HP Inc. Announces Termination of Shareholder Rights Plan

      PALO ALTO, CA (STL.News) The Board of Directors of HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) has approved an amendment to the Company’s shareholder rights plan to accelerate the expiration date of the plan to June 25, 2020, effectively terminating the plan as of that date.  The limited duration rights plan was previously set to expire on February 20, 2021...

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    11. Wirecard Goes Bust as Scandal Puts Focus on German Oversight

      Wirecard Goes Bust as Scandal Puts Focus on German Oversight

      FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — An accounting scandal at one of Germany’s fastest-growing blue-chip companies has raised doubts about the national financial watchdog and, coming on top of other high-profile cases of fraud, led to questions about the country’s ability to oversee its corporate titans. Some 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) vanished from payment systems provider Wirecard, until recently heralded as Germany’s emerging giant of the financial tech sector...

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