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    1. Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps

      Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps

      Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps An Equal Pay Day icon. Arjuna Capital managing partner Natasha Lamb has convinced 21 companies to commit to analyzing and closing their gender pay gaps. These include major players in tech (Apple, , Microsoft), finance (J.P. Morgan Chase, , Mastercard), and retail (Amazon, , Starbucks).

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    2. Mark Zuckerberg runs a nation-state, and he's the king

      Mark Zuckerberg runs a nation-state, and he's the king

      Zuckerberg has defended the way power at Facebook is concentrated in his own person. And it may be true that, as he argues, this unusual corporate governance arrangement allows Facebook to hold off shareholders obsessed with short-term profits and think instead about the long-term interests of its ...

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    3. New Study Finds 5 Key Differences in How Male and Female Founders Raise Capital

      New Study Finds 5 Key Differences in How Male and Female Founders Raise Capital

      Women tend to bootstrap to avoid raising debt. Men tend to raise money however they can and bootstrap to make it go further.

      Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

      Men and women run their businesses in very different ways. The differences in their styles of starting and growing their businesses show up right from the word "go," according to Women Business Owners’ Access To Capital Literature Review, a new study by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress under an Interagency Agreement with the National Women’s Business Council.

      According to research conducted by economist Alicia Robb, founder ...

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      Mentions: Investors CEO risk
    4. Is Dropbox's IPO a Good Investment?

      Is Dropbox's IPO a Good Investment?

      I’m going to answer this one from a tech executive perspective, and compare it to another highly popular IPO, that of Snap Inc (Snapchat). The key numbers: Revenue of $1.1Bn in 2017, up 30% from 2016 11m paying users out of 500m total Cash-flow positive: generated $330m free cash flow in 2017, up from $252m in 2016 Flat ARPU: $111 in 2017, slightly down from $113 in 2015 Gross margin doubled from 2016 to 2017, now at 66%, because cost of revenue (COGS) fell from $391m to $369m 2016- ...

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    5. Should You Be Concerned About UMS United Medical Systems International AG’s Shareholders?

      Should You Be Concerned About UMS United Medical Systems International AG’s Shareholders?

      I am going to take a deep dive into UMS United Medical Systems International AG’s ( DB:UMS ) most recent ownership structure, not a frequent subject of discussion among individual investors. Ownership structure of a company has been found to affect share performance over time. Since the same amount of capital coming from an activist institution and a passive mutual fund has different implications on corporate governance, it is a useful exercise to deconstruct UMS’s shareholder registry...

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    6. Elon Musk Runs Tesla – and that Means Shareholders Can Sue

      Elon Musk Runs Tesla – and that Means Shareholders Can Sue

      (Reuters) - Everyone knows Tesla is run by Elon Musk, the visionary CEO who is synonymous with his company. Tesla has acknowledged as much in public filings that described the company as “highly dependent on the services of Elon Musk.” Musk himself called Tesla “my company” in a 2016 conference call with analysts, and he’s claimed publicly that if he had not taken on the CEO job, the company would not have survived...

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    7. New Requirement in Corporate Disclosures: Comparing CEO Pay to Average Employees

      New Requirement in Corporate Disclosures: Comparing CEO Pay to Average Employees

      What's new in proxy reports, starting with reports filed in 2018, is the requirement to report compensation for employees. Until now, companies have reported the number of their workers and, possibly, where they're based. The new requirement is to provide a median or midpoint compensation figure, and some companies are disclosing more...

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      Mentions: Management CEO SEC
    8. How Should Investors React To Property Connect Holdings Limited’s CEO Pay?

      How Should Investors React To Property Connect Holdings Limited’s CEO Pay?

      Tim Manson is the CEO of Property Connect Holdings Limited ( ASX:PCH ), which has recently grown to a market capitalization of AU$2.40M. Understanding how CEOs are incentivised to run and grow their company is an important aspect of investing in a stock. This is because, if incentives are aligned, more value is created for shareholders which directly impacts your returns as an investor...

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    9. There are 2 ways America's Biggest Companies Dole out Cash to Shareholders — and one is way better than the other

      There are 2 ways America's Biggest Companies Dole out Cash to Shareholders — and one is way better than the other

      REUTERS

      • Companies that consistently buyback their shares outperform those that regularly pay dividends, according to Citi's Tobias Levkovich.
      • Buybacks have helped support stocks at times when mutual funds and other large investors backed off.
      • Critics of buybacks say that they're often done solely to meet Wall Street's earnings-per-share estimates and help company executives earn bonuses tied to stock performance...
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    10. Women Are Gaining Seats Without Power on Corporate America's Boards

      Women Are Gaining Seats Without Power on Corporate America's Boards

      The biggest U.S. companies, which have been promoting women directors amid evidence that gender diversity can lead to better financial results, give those women fewer leadership roles once they're on the board, according to a study. Among lead independent directors in the S&P 1500 in 2015, 57 were female compared with 539 who were men, according to the report, written by Yaron Nili, an assistant professor of law at the University of Wisconsin Law School...

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    11. UBS Chairman Axel Weber Tells us the Main Difference Between his Careers in Academia and Banking

      UBS Chairman Axel Weber Tells us the Main Difference Between his Careers in Academia and Banking
      • UBS chairman Axel Weber talks to Business Insider about his career.
      • Weber says he misses the "regular interaction" with people at the start of their careers he had as an academic and has to make time to meet younger employees.
      • Weber says he moved on from academia after 20 years to learn new things.
      • You can read the first part of Business Insider's interview with Weber here.

      ZURICH, Switzerland — Axel Weber, chairman of Swiss bank UBS, has seen it all...

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      Mentions: crisis UBS blockchain
    12. Facebook’s Stock Structure Gives Mark Zuckerberg a Blank Check — Investors Were OK with that, But the World Can’t Afford to Be

      Facebook’s Stock Structure Gives Mark Zuckerberg a Blank Check — Investors Were OK with that, But the World Can’t Afford to Be
      • Facebook is under scrutiny for how it handled its knowledge that Cambridge Analytica illicitly collected data on 50 million of its users.
      • In the wake of the news, Facebook's stock plunged 7% amid worries that it was practically inviting Congress to step in and regulate its network.
      • This scandal, along with the news that Russian-linked groups exploited Facebook's network to try to influence the 2016 election, might have other CEOs worried about their jobs...
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    13. New Tax Law Affects Executive Compensation

      New Tax Law Affects Executive Compensation

      The final tax reform bill signed by President Trump on December 21, 2017 makes substantial changes to executive compensation paid by private and public companies and non-profit organizations. But it could have been worse. Significant restrictions on nonqualified deferred compensation plans were removed from the final bill...

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    14. The Fix for Misleading ‘CEO Pay Ratios’

      The Fix for Misleading ‘CEO Pay Ratios’

      In the coming weeks, many public companies in the U.S. will disclose for the first time their “pay ratios”—the CEO’s compensation divided by the median employee’s. The requirement to provide this ratio was included in the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. But comparing the figures among different companies—and particularly different industries—will hardly be a straightforward task...

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