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    1. Activist Shareholder, the CCO and Compliance

      Activist Shareholder, the CCO and Compliance

      It certainly is one thing for a company to make changes in their compliance program based upon ongoing monitoring, evolving best practices or remediation during an investigation. However, Boards of Directors, Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and compliance programs may now face a new source of dynamic tension in the form of activist shareholders...

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    2. Elliott’s Taubman Tactics May Require Crossing Vanguar

      Elliott’s Taubman Tactics May Require Crossing Vanguar

      Mall owners sure are in vogue with activists.

      Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp. confirmed late Tuesday that it has amassed a stake in Taubman Centers Inc., joining Jonathan Litt’s Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC as an activist pushing for change at the $3.4 billion company. That’s after Dan Loeb’s Third Point LLC and Jeff Smith’s Starboard Value LP each recently revealed stakes in Taubman’s larger rival, Macerich Co...

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    3. Apple could give Shareholders a Huge Dividend if Tax Reform Actually Happens

      Apple could give Shareholders a Huge Dividend if Tax Reform Actually Happens
      • As of the end of September, Apple had $268.9 billion of cash and investments on its balance sheet. Of that, $252.3 billion was held overseas for tax purposes
      • A major component of the Republican tax plan seeks to entice companies to move that cash back to the US with a one-time, special repatriation rule.
      • After paying off debts, Apple could pay a $15-$20 special dividend to get its excess cash into shareholders' hands in a speedy manner...
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    4. A Broadcom Director Fight Could Be Next at Qualcomm

      A Broadcom Director Fight Could Be Next at Qualcomm

      The likelihood that Broadcom Ltd. ( AVGO ) will launch a boardroom battle to take over the board of Qualcomm Inc. ( QCOM ) increased substantially on Monday, Nov. 13. That's because as expected, Qualcomm announced Monday it was rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited $130 billion, including debt, acquisition offer. Last Monday Broadcom offered to buy Qualcomm for $70 a share in cash and stock, in what would become the largest ever technology combination if it were to ever be consummated...

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    5. Qualcomm Shareholders Face Fight or Flight

      Qualcomm Shareholders Face Fight or Flight

      USD Qualcomm Inc. has been through wars. The company's battle-scarred shareholders should at least consider surrender. Qualcomm on Monday formally rejected Broadcom Ltd.’s audacious unsolicited takeover attempt that is valued at more than $100 billion. Qualcomm’s board said the deal, for $70 a share in cash and stock, substantially undervalues the computer chip pioneer...

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    6. Will Uber Finally Settle Its Boardroom Civil War? | Vanity Fair

      Will Uber Finally Settle Its Boardroom Civil War? | Vanity Fair

      Uber Will Uber Finally Settle Its Boardroom Civil War? A “peace deal” with SoftBank may finally be in sight, offering employees liquidity and an end to vicious boardroom infighting. by Uber C.E.O. Dara Khosrowshahi. By David Ryder/Bloomberg. After months of vicious infighting among its board, Uber has tentatively agreed to sell about $10 billion worth of stock to Japanese tech giant SoftBank, in a deal that could bring peace to the company’s warring factions, mint a new generation of tech millionaires, and pave the way for a potential I.P.O. Negotiations have taken place even ...

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    7. What You Need To Know About Procter & Gamble After Its Boardroom Battle

      What You Need To Know About Procter & Gamble After Its Boardroom Battle

      The recent proxy fight at Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE: PG ) is a great example of the stagnation setting in at multinational consumer products companies. PG stock has slumped since the Oct. 10 vote. And with good reason, this unfortunate spat speaks to the difficult conditions ahead for P&G, specifically, and its ilk...

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    8. CFOs Failing Their Boards In Fraud, Risk Management

      CFOs Failing Their Boards In Fraud, Risk Management

      Corporate treasury is now more strategic for the enterprise, meaning chief financial officers and treasurers must be close-knit with their organizations’ boards of directors. But new research from treasury management firm Kyriba suggests treasurers and CFOs are falling short in delivering on some of the top priorities of the corporate board...

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    9. CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure: Comparing CEO and Employee Compensation

      CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure: Comparing CEO and Employee Compensation

      In August 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) adopted a final rule implementing Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act. The final rule requires U.S. public reporting companies to disclose the ratio of their principal executive officer's (the PEO) compensation to the compensation of their "median" employee...

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    10. Meeting Directors’ Demands for Information

      Meeting Directors’ Demands for Information

      Investors, consumers, regulatory bodies, and the media are putting heavy pressure on boards of directors. They are being held accountable for a whole range of strategic missteps, risk management errors, and security flaws. One survey of board members in 2016 found that directors see a disconnect between these high expectations and what they can realistically accomplish in their positions...

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