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    1. Salesforce Co-CEO Bret Taylor to Step Down

      Salesforce Co-CEO Bret Taylor to Step Down

      Salesforce Inc. (CRM 5.65% increase) said co-CEO  Bret Taylor is leaving a year after he was elevated to run the business-software provider alongside Chairman Marc Benioff , ending the company’s second experiment in recent years with dual leadership. Mr. Taylor, 42, will vacate the position Jan. 31, Salesforce said Wednesday. Mr. Benioff will become sole chief executive again and continue to serve as company chairman...

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    2. Big Shareholder Signals Opposition to News Corp-Fox Combination

      Big Shareholder Signals Opposition to News Corp-Fox Combination

      Independent Franchise Partners, a London-based investment firm and one of the largest non-Murdoch holders of both News Corp and Fox, said it told a special committee of News Corp’s board last month that it thought a combination on its own would fail to realize the full value of the company. It believes any combination should be done in conjunction with the sale of some of News Corp’s most valuable business units...

       

       

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    3. Tesla Board’s View That Elon Musk Is Irreplaceable Emerged in Pay Trial

      Tesla Board’s View That Elon Musk Is Irreplaceable Emerged in Pay Trial

      The scale of concern among Tesla Inc. (TSLA -5.22%decrease) board members about how to keep Elon Musk‘s attention trained on the electric-vehicle maker loomed large during a weeklong trial over the chief executive’s pay package. A desire to motivate Mr. Musk to focus on Tesla triggered a months long pay negotiation that culminated in the shareholders’ approval of a 2018 CEO equity grant valued at roughly $48 billion at recent stock prices...

       

       

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    4. How Caroline Ellison Found Herself at the Center of the FTX Crypto Collapse

      How Caroline Ellison Found Herself at the Center of the FTX Crypto Collapse

      On a video call in early November, employees at Alameda Research dialed in to learn the fate of the trading firm, which was teetering on the brink. It was up to Caroline Ellison to deliver the bad news. Alameda was at the center of Sam Bankman-Fried‘s collapsing FTX empire. Ms. Ellison, who had just turned 28, was at the center of Alameda. And they were all in crisis...

       

       

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    5. Companies Look for Ways to Bring New Directors Up to Speed Quickly

      Companies Look for Ways to Bring New Directors Up to Speed Quickly

      Companies are looking for new ways to get their directors up to speed—fast. In a rapidly changing political and business environment, board members have much more on their plates these days. They must figure out the impact of a host of novel challenges, everything from the Russia-Ukraine war to economic uncertainty to a heightened focus on environmental, social and governance issues...

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    6. Activist Investor Starboard Has Nearly 5% Stake in Splunk

      Activist Investor Starboard Has Nearly 5% Stake in Splunk

      Activist investor Starboard Value LP has a sizable stake in Splunk Inc. SPLK 0.69% and plans to push the software maker to take action to boost its stock price, according to people familiar with the matter. Starboard’s stake is just under 5%, the people said. The hedge fund often targets software companies that could benefit from operational and margin improvements or be attractive takeover targets...

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    7. The Most Honorable Character in Twitter v. Elon Musk

      The Most Honorable Character in Twitter v. Elon Musk

      Days before the wildest business saga of the year would begin, a Delaware judge explained to a room full of lawyers how she viewed her job. Kathaleen McCormick, the chancellor of the state’s Court of Chancery, said that her goal was to be a “gracious judge” who listened to complex arguments and offered constructive feedback when these corporate litigators brought the country’s biggest deals to her courtroom...

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