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    1. UK committee, investor body pushes City reform agenda

      LONDON (Reuters) - Separate groups of MPs and investors have set out ideas for a revamp of corporate governance standards in Britain, a year after a government-backed review criticised the short-termist culture of the City of London. Related Stories Facebook shares soar as users, mobile ads climb Asian stocks take a breather, dollar bounces GSK warns China corruption scandal will hit business ...

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    2. EADS set to reorganise, may change name to Airbus

      PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - EADS is set to reorganise some business units as part of a strategy review that could also see the European aerospace group change its name to Airbus, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Related Stories Aussie bank surfs U.S. energy wave as Wall St. rivals struggle Detroit files for bankruptcy, stage set for court fight Rush to beat tax means Japan home ...

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    3. Glencore Xstrata chairman ousted in surprise coup

      LONDON/ZUG, Switzerland (Reuters) - Glencore Xstrata Chairman John Bond surprised investors on Thursday by announcing he had been voted out of the top job at the miner and trader at the group's first annual shareholders' meeting. Related Stories Stobart's operating profit rises on transport, biomass Asda sales rise as lower prices pull in shoppers CEO of SocGen's Russia unit faces seven years on ...

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    4. Miner ENRC replaces legal adviser on whistleblower probes

      LONDON (Reuters) - ENRC has replaced its legal adviser on two internal probes, as the Kazakh miner seeks to wrap up inquiries which have weighed on its share price and eroded its reputation with investors. Related Stories Litigation fund Burford raises dividend after profit doubles Analysis: ECB struggles with "D" word as price rises slow - even fall Euro zone growth forecast cut sharply ...

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    5. StanChart board moves offer brief respite from Temasek pressure

      SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Standard Chartered's move to name four independent directors last week was welcome news for its biggest shareholder, but Singapore sovereign investor Temasek is holding tight to its view that the board is still too heavy with bank executives. Related Stories Halfords sales recover on summer cycling success Business spooked by UK tax avoidance clampdown France ...

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    6. Australian CEOs sacrifice bonuses, wary of powerful shareholders

      SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian bosses, including Qantas's Alan Joyce and BHP Billiton's Marius Kloppers, are forgoing big bonuses this year as tough new laws on executive pay give more power to shareholders to sack them and their boards. Related Stories Sharp lenders considering $2.5 billion more in loans - media FTC clears Facebook's acquisition of Instagram Hain Celestial to buy Premier Foods ...

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    7. North Carolina agencies investigating Duke Energy CEO shuffle

      HOUSTON (Reuters) - North Carolina officials late Friday launched two investigations into the surprising move by Duke Energy Corp directors to replace former Progress Energy Chief Executive Bill Johnson with Duke CEO Jim Rogers, just a day after a deal to create the largest U.S. utility company was finalized. Related Stories Exclusive: Celgene mulls Human Genome Sciences bid - source Strikers ...

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