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    1. UBS Chairman Brings in External Consultants for Potential Merger With Credit Suisse

      UBS Chairman Brings in External Consultants for Potential Merger With Credit Suisse
      • External consultants are helping UBS create a potential merger deal between the two largest Swiss banks, Credit Suisse and UBS.
      • It would be the biggest deal since UBS merged with Basler Bankverein in 1997.
      • UBS and Credit Suisse told Business Insider that they don’t comment on “market rumors and speculations...
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    2. The CEO of Secretive Data Analysis Startup Palantir Made Over $12 Million Last Year, and Will Get $800,000 in Travel Stipends in 2020

      The CEO of Secretive Data Analysis Startup Palantir Made Over $12 Million Last Year, and Will Get $800,000 in Travel Stipends in 2020
      • In SEC paperwork to go public, secretive data company Palantir revealed its CEO Alexander Karp made $12 million last year and had a travel stipend of $600,000.
      • Karp also was compensated for nearly $1 million for "the person use of chartered aircraft."
      • Palantir filed IPO paperwork the day after a slew of unicorn-status enterprise tech startups filed to go public...
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    3. Three Top WarnerMedia Execs Are Exiting the Company Amid a Major Shakeup Under New CEO Jason Kilar

      Three Top WarnerMedia Execs Are Exiting the Company Amid a Major Shakeup Under New CEO Jason Kilar
      • New WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar is shaking up the company's leadership ranks in a major reorganization that will see three top execs depart the company.
      • The key departures include Bob Greenblatt, chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer; Kevin Reilly, HBO Max's content chief and president of TNT, TBS, and TruTV; and Keith Cocozza, executive vice president, corporate marketing and communications...
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    4. Ford's CEO Switch-Out Shows that the Automaker is Still a Family Business — and that Bill Ford is Still in Charge

      Ford's CEO Switch-Out Shows that the Automaker is Still a Family Business — and that Bill Ford is Still in Charge
      • Ford announced on Tuesday that CEO Jim Hackett will retire October 1 and be replaced by current COO Jim Farley.
      • Ford remains a family business, overseen by Bill Ford, the company's chairman and great-grandson of founder Henry Ford.
      • The carmaker's share price has been in decline for years, through three different CEOs. The Ford family still controls the company — and relies on the stock...
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    5. Former L'Oréal Executive Appointed Coty's Third CEO This Year

      Former L'Oréal Executive Appointed Coty's Third CEO This Year
      • Coty Inc. is getting its third new CEO this year: longtime L'Oreal veteran Sue Nabi.
      • Nabi served as president of both L'Oreal and Lancome and also founded the skincare business Orveda.
      • She replaces Peter Harf, who will stay on as the brand's executive chairman.
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    6. Tesla Paid Elon Musk Almost $1 Million to Insure its Board Against Lawsuits, Just as Shareholders are Being Urged to Oust him over his $56 Billion Bonus

      Tesla Paid Elon Musk Almost $1 Million to Insure its Board Against Lawsuits, Just as Shareholders are Being Urged to Oust him over his $56 Billion Bonus
      • Tesla is paying CEO Elon Musk $1 million to insure its board against lawsuits for up to $100 million, SEC filings revealed on Tuesday.
      • Tesla announced in April Musk would be personally insuring its board because it said it couldn't find a reasonable quote from an insurance company.
      • Investor adviser PIRC on Tuesday separately recommended Tesla shareholders vote Musk out as CEO over his prospective $55.8 billion bonus pay package...
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    7. Tesla Shareholders Will Vote on Whether the Company Should do Something it's Never Done Defore: Advertise (TSLA)

      Tesla Shareholders Will Vote on Whether the Company Should do Something it's Never Done Defore: Advertise (TSLA)
      • A Tesla shareholder has proposed that the company spend money on advertising for the first time in its history.
      • Investors will vote on the matter in July at the company's annual meeting, but it's not likely to pass.
      • Even without ads, Tesla is worth more than most other traditional automakers and demand has largely outpaced production...
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    8. WeWork is Set to Vote on Adding 2 New Independent Board Members After Big Investors Suing SoftBank Unsuccessfully Tried to Stop It

      WeWork is Set to Vote on Adding 2 New Independent Board Members After Big Investors Suing SoftBank Unsuccessfully Tried to Stop It
      • WeWork's board is set to vote on Friday to add two temporary independent directors to the SoftBank-controlled board.
      • The duo, who bring deep business and legal expertise, would decide whether the current lawsuit against SoftBank can continue.
      • A pair of current board members – the only non-SoftBank-affiliated directors – contested the additions in court on Wednesday, arguing that the process would hurt WeWork's minority shareholders...
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    9. Facebook is About to Hold its Annual Shareholder Meeting, But There's Only One Shareholder Who Matters: Mark Zuckerberg

      Facebook is About to Hold its Annual Shareholder Meeting, But There's Only One Shareholder Who Matters: Mark Zuckerberg
      • Facebook is holding its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.
      • Due to the pandemic, the meeting will be virtual for the first time.
      • Shareholders are calling for Zuckerberg to relinquish his position as board chair and appoint an independent figure to the role.
      • But Zuckerberg's total control of the company through his shares makes the proposal certain to fail.
      • Facebook has talked about the importance of independent oversight in other areas, but Zuckerberg has the final say...
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    10. The Ex-Pharma Exec Leading Trump's COVID-19 Vaccine Program Has $10 Million in Stock Options for a Company Getting Federal Funding

      The Ex-Pharma Exec Leading Trump's COVID-19 Vaccine Program Has $10 Million in Stock Options for a Company Getting Federal Funding
      • Dr Moncef Slaoui, a former pharma executive, was announced last week as a lead figure in President Donald Trump's push for a coronavirus vaccine.
      • Slaoui resigned as a director of the company Moderna — which is trialing one vaccine — to take the position.
      • However, he continues to hold stock options worth more than $10 million in Moderna, which has seen its stock price skyrocket in recent months...
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    11. Victoria's Secret Partnership with Sycamore Partners Implodes After Coronavirus

      Victoria's Secret Partnership with Sycamore Partners Implodes After Coronavirus
      • Sycamore Partners will not acquire a majority stake in Victoria's Secret, according to a statement from L Brands on Monday.
      • The private equity firm had valued the lingerie brand at $1.1 billion in February, and planned to acquire a majority stake.
      • In April, Sycamore filed suit against L Brands, arguing that Victoria's Secret's response to the coronavirus pandemic had constituted a breach of contract...
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    12. Elon Musk is Personally Insuring Tesla's Board Members Due to 'Disproportionately High Premiums' Quoted by Insurance Companies (TSLA)

      Elon Musk is Personally Insuring Tesla's Board Members Due to 'Disproportionately High Premiums' Quoted by Insurance Companies (TSLA)
      • Tesla said Tuesday that CEO Elon Musk is insuring company directors, citing high premiums from insurance companies.
      • The billionaire pledged 54% of his stake in Tesla to make the offering, up from 40% in 2018.
      • No stranger to high insurance costs, Tesla last year launched an insurance offering for owners in California.
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    13. Former T-Mobile CEO John Legere Abruptly Resigns From The Company's Board, More Than a Month Before his Term Was Set to Expire

      Former T-Mobile CEO John Legere Abruptly Resigns From The Company's Board, More Than a Month Before his Term Was Set to Expire
      • Former T-Mobile CEO John Legere has resigned from the company's board of directors on Friday, according to an SEC report filed by T-Mobile.
      • The abrupt announcement will cut short the remainder of Legere's time in the company by more than a month, as Legere was set to continue as a member of the board until June 4...
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    14. Tesla Just Added the Chief Investment Officer of Japan's $1.5 Trillion Government Pension Fund to its Board of Directors

      Tesla Just Added the Chief Investment Officer of Japan's $1.5 Trillion Government Pension Fund to its Board of Directors
      • Tesla announced Thursday that it is appointing Hiro Mizuno to its board of directors.
      • Mizuno was most recently the chief investment officer of Japan's $1.5 trillion government pension fund, the largest such retirement pool in the world.
      • The former investment banker's appointment as a director could mark an end to a tumultuous year-and-a-half for Elon Musk's board of directors...
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    15. Shake Shack Received, Then Returned, $10 Million in Coronavirus Stimulus Funding

      Shake Shack Received, Then Returned, $10 Million in Coronavirus Stimulus Funding
      • Shake Shack is returning the $10 million US government loan it received as part of the coronavirus stimulus package after facing criticism for taking money meant for struggling small businesses.
      • Less than two weeks after the Paycheck Protection Program was introduced, the government department in charge ran out of money, and small business owners complained about being frozen out of the package...
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    16. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky is Facing an Unprecedented Threat from the Coronavirus. Here are the Veteran Execs on Airbnb's Board of directors who will be critical to his success or failure.

      Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky is Facing an Unprecedented Threat from the Coronavirus. Here are the Veteran Execs on Airbnb's Board of directors who will be critical to his success or failure.
      • Airbnb is facing a big challenge thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to a deep decline in the travel industry.
      • The crisis poses a big test for CEO Brian Chesky, who's largely a self-taught manager and has little experience to draw from in terms of guiding a big company through an economic crisis.
      • Fortunately for Chesky, Airbnb's board is comprised of seasoned executives who have led companies through similar challenges...
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    17. Zoom Sued by One of its Own Shareholders for Allegedly Covering up its Security Flaws

      Zoom Sued by One of its Own Shareholders for Allegedly Covering up its Security Flaws
      • Zoom is reportedly being sued by one of its own shareholders for allegedly hiding security flaws in its app.
      • Bloomberg reports that shareholder Michael Drieu filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday in a San Francisco federal court, claiming revelations about Zoom's deficiencies affected its stock price.
      • The videoconferencing service has come under fire this month over multiple security-related issues, despite seeing a surge in use amid the coronavirus crisis...
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    18. Jamie Dimon's Latest Shareholder Letter Outlines 5 Ways JPMorgan is Trying to Improve Diversity

      Jamie Dimon's Latest Shareholder Letter Outlines 5 Ways JPMorgan is Trying to Improve Diversity
      • Jamie Dimon's annual letter to JPMorgan Chase shareholders was published Monday.
      • While it focused primarily on the coronavirus pandemic's effect on the financial institution, it also included a section about the company's diversity and inclusion efforts.
      • The section acknowledges a 2019 report by the New York Times alleging racial discrimination at the bank...
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    19. Marriott Announces CEO Arne Sorenson's Salary Will Be Suspended for the Rest of the Year and Senior Executives' Salaries Will be Reduced by 50% as the Coronavirus Ravages the Hospitality Industry

      Marriott Announces CEO Arne Sorenson's Salary Will Be Suspended for the Rest of the Year and Senior Executives' Salaries Will be Reduced by 50% as the Coronavirus Ravages the Hospitality Industry
      • On an investor call on Thursday, Marriott announced that it will suspend the salaries of its CEO and Executive Chairman for the remainder of 2020 to cut costs amid global hotel closings and low occupancies due to the coronavirus pandemic.
      • Marriott will also reduce the salaries of top executives by 50%.
      • Marriott expects to furlough tens of thousands of employees in the coming weeks, Craig Karmin reported for the Wall Street Journal.
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