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    1. Frustrated With Facebook, Google, Tesla? So Are Their Shareholders

      Frustrated With Facebook, Google, Tesla? So Are Their Shareholders

      Facebook, Google and Tesla shareholders have something in common: They’re not happy with management. In the past week, the three companies’ investors shot down shareholder proposals seeking more accountability from the companies and their leaders. All three companies’ founders own considerable stakes in each of the companies they founded — or have outsize influence — so shareholder proposals are usually an exercise in futility. That may not be unique in the business world...

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    2. At Facebook's Annual Meeting, Mark Zuckerberg Stuck to his Talking Points — and Ignored Some of Shareholders' Biggest Concerns

      At Facebook's Annual Meeting, Mark Zuckerberg Stuck to his Talking Points — and Ignored Some of Shareholders' Biggest Concerns
      • At Facebook's annual meeting, company officials faced criticism from investors and a slew of shareholder proposals urging reforms.
      • Addressing concerns about the abuse of Facebook's service, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team repeated talking points they've previously made to the press or in Congress.
      • Zuckerberg and company ignored pointed concerns about the company's governance, a longstanding thorn in the side of many investors...
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    3. Don’t Ignore the Facebook Shareholder Revolt

      Don’t Ignore the Facebook Shareholder Revolt

      The owners of Facebook Inc. are gathering on Thursday in Silicon Valley for an update from management and their annual vote on corporate matters. We already know the results, but that doesn’t make the process irrelevant. In fact, it’s time to pay closer attention to the signs of restive shareholders at big technology companies...

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    4. Shari Redstone’s Endgame for CBS and Viacom is Clear in a New Complaint

      Shari Redstone’s Endgame for CBS and Viacom is Clear in a New Complaint

      The bitterest boardroom battle in recent memory has turned on a series of slights, verbal jousting and a physical altercation involving hands on a face that could determine the futures of both CBS and Viacom. Shari Redstone, the controlling owner of CBS, has filed a complaint against the broadcaster and its chief executive Les Moonves in Delaware Chancery court, outlining her version of events in a saga that has pit the former allies against each other...

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      Mentions: CEO Delaware Google
    5. Tesla’s Board Sounds the Retweet

      Tesla’s Board Sounds the Retweet

      Elon Musk’s recent Twitter-lashing of the media has prompted comparisons to President Donald Trump’s “fake news” obsession. For me, though, its sheer variety – encompassing Soviet propaganda, a new Model Y launch date, the Theranos scandal, the lameness of car emoji, and much more – instead brought Steve Bannon to mind, particularly his media strategy:  “flood the zone with shit.”...

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      Mentions: CEO Twitter Theranos
    6. 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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    7. CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures Provide Little More Than Noise for Investors

      CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures Provide Little More Than Noise for Investors

      The new requirement for companies to report how much more their CEOs made than the typical employee may have produced some “oohs” and “aahs,” but that’s about it. If there is anything to glean from all the pay ratio disclosures, it’s that there needs to be more consistency in how they are calculated and reported before they can be useful to investors...

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    8. Can Leslie Moonves’ Audacious Strategy Swing the Votes in CBS’ Favor?

      Can Leslie Moonves’ Audacious Strategy Swing the Votes in CBS’ Favor?

      Sumner Redstone seized control of Viacom in a hostile takeover in 1987. He then made sure that no other corporate raider could take it from him, dividing the company’s stock into voting and nonvoting shares. Thirty years later, Redstone’s absolute control is under threat not from an external foe but from within...

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