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    1. Women's Buying Power Impact on Boards of Retail/Consumer Goods Companies

      Women's Buying Power Impact on Boards of Retail/Consumer Goods Companies

      WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are women consumers who are aggressively wooed by retailers during this holiday shopping season being invited as assiduously to the boards of companies whose success depends on women's purchases? Yes and No. Women account for 18.4% of directors serving on the boards of the world's largest retail and consumer products companies globally ...

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    2. Katy Perry is #1 on Twitter, So Why is the Board All Male?

      Katy Perry is #1 on Twitter, So Why is the Board All Male?

      Academic and tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa and Twitter CEO Dick Costolo got into a highly-publicized spat last month after Wadhwa criticized Twitter for having an all-white male board and “male chauvinistic thinking.” Then, Costolo called Wadhwa the "Carrot Top" of academic sources. The two duked it out on, you guessed it, Twitter. And since then, Kara Swisher of All Things D, that Twitter is looking for a woman to join its board after the company’s IPO...

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    3. Delaware Court Finds Flaws By Board in Sale of VC-Backed Company

      Delaware Court Finds Flaws By Board in Sale of VC-Backed Company

      The Delaware court of chancery found recently that the sale of venture-backed Trados Inc., for a purchase price that was less than the sum of the preferred stock’s preferences plus the payments required under a management incentive plan, raised conflicts that triggered the court’s “onerous” entire fairness review standard. The court criticized the process followed by the company’s directors...

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    4. Why Jos. A. Bank Fights For Men's Wearhouse

      Why Jos. A. Bank Fights For Men's Wearhouse

      It seldom happens that a smaller sized specialty retailer will make an effort to take over a larger organization. It is David and Goliath in modern suits.  But that is what is happening in the menswear arena.  Smaller Jos. A. Bank, a respected men’s store with 603 units that achieved sales of $1.05 Billion in fiscal 2012, has made a pitch to take over Men’s Wearhouse with 1,143 units and sales ...

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    5. Proxy Contests on the Rise – Activists Emboldened by Success

      Proxy Contests on the Rise – Activists Emboldened by Success

      According to data released last week by The Conference Board, activist shareholders are driving a significant uptick in proxy contests. During the first half of 2013, Russell 3000 companies saw more than a 45 percent spike over the same period last year. There were also numerous proxy fights launched against managements of S&P 500 companies, which are traditionally far less vulnerable to such attacks – the continuation of a trend that saw the average market capitalization of activist targets up from $3.9 billion in 2011 to $8.2 billion in 2012.

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