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    1. A Drama CBS Can't Cancel -- the One in Its Boardroom

      A Drama CBS Can't Cancel -- the One in Its Boardroom

      CBS Corp. sought to turn the page on a tumultuous stretch when it said last month that Leslie Moonves was stepping down as chairman and chief executive amid sexual-harassment accusations and that the media company was settling litigation with its controlling shareholder. Instead, the boardroom drama continued. On Sept. 25, the company announced that its lead independent director Bruce Gordon was stepping down, surprising many people close to the company...

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    2. Independent Special Committee of Papa John’s Board of Directors Issues Letter

      Independent Special Committee of Papa John’s Board of Directors Issues Letter

      Independent Special Committee of Papa John’s Board of Directors Issues Letter Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today released the following from the Special Committee of independent directors of the Papa John’s Board of Directors: To the Papa John’s Community: The independent members of the Papa John’s Board of Directors take seriously our responsibility to serve and protect the best interests of Papa John’s and our stakeholders...

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    3. AlphaPoint Technology Announces Today the Appointment of Katya Fisher, Esq., to Company’s Board of Directors

      AlphaPoint Technology Announces Today the Appointment of Katya Fisher, Esq., to Company’s Board of Directors

      AlphaPoint Technology Announces Today the Appointment of Katya Fisher, Esq., to Company’s Board of Directors AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. (OTCQB: APPO ) (“AlphaPoint”), a technology holding and enterprise blockchain software application development company, is pleased to announce today the appointment of Katya Fisher, Esq., as a new member of AlphaPoint’s Board of Directors...

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    4. Former SEC Head Mary Schapiro to Join Morgan Stanley Board

      Former SEC Head Mary Schapiro to Join Morgan Stanley Board

      Mary Schapiro, the former head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, will join Morgan Stanley's board of directors on July 1. Ms. Schapiro, 63 years old, who stepped down as head of the SEC in 2012, is Vice Chair of Promontory Advisory Board, part of Promontory Financial Group. Morgan Stanley Chief Executive James Gorman said "I am delighted to welcome Ms. Schapiro to our Board...

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    5. Magellan Health Elects Two New Board Members

      Magellan Health Elects Two New Board Members

      Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) announced today that Swati Abbott and Matthew J. Simas have been elected at the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders to Magellan’s board of directors. Both Abbott and Simas were nominated for election to the board to fill the seats previously held by Kay Coles James, president of the Heritage Foundation, and Mary Sammons, former chairperson and CEO of Rite Aid Corporation....

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    6. Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp. Names William Reinhardt Chairman of the Board of Directors

      Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp. Names William Reinhardt Chairman of the Board of Directors

      Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp. Names William Reinhardt Chairman of the Board of Directors David M. Gavrin to Remain on the Board Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp. (NYSE: MCB) (“Metropolitan” or the “Company”), the holding company for Metropolitan Commercial Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that the Board of Directors elected William Reinhardt as Chairman of the Board...

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    7. ISS Recommends That Keweenaw Shareholders Should Not Give Cornwall Control of the Board

      ISS Recommends That Keweenaw Shareholders Should Not Give Cornwall Control of the Board

      Keweenaw Land Association, Limited (“Keweenaw” or “the Company”) (OTC Pink:KEWL) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading independent proxy voting advisory firm, has recommended that shareholders should not give Cornwall Capital Management LP (“Cornwall”) control of the Company's Board of Directors (the “Board”). In reaching this conclusion, ISS acknowledged the Cornwall nominees’ lack of relevant experience and industry knowledge, as well as their vague plan for the Company ...

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    8. Matador Resources Company Announces Appointment of New Director

      Matador Resources Company Announces Appointment of New Director

      Matador Resources Company (NYSE: MTDR) (“Matador” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Mr. Timothy E. Parker to its Board of Directors (the “Board”). Mr. Parker recently retired as Portfolio Manager and Analyst – Natural Resources for T. Rowe Price & Associates. Mr. Parker joined T. Rowe Price in 2001 as an equity analyst before becoming a portfolio manager in 2010...

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    9. Regional Management Corp. Appoints Maria Contreras-Sweet and Jonathan D. Brown to Board of Directors

      Regional Management Corp. Appoints Maria Contreras-Sweet and Jonathan D. Brown to Board of Directors

      Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM), a diversified consumer finance company, today announced the appointments of Maria Contreras-Sweet and Jonathan D. Brown to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Contreras-Sweet was formerly the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) from April 2014 until January 2017...

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    10. Auto Maker Audi Names Four New Board Members

      Auto Maker Audi Names Four New Board Members

      Volkswagen AG's luxury car brand, Audi AG, said Monday it would reshuffle more than half its management board as the group continues to grapple with a diesel emissions scandal. The German car maker said it would replace four of seven board members as of Sept. 1, but keep Rupert Stadler as chief executive officer until 2022, as previously announced...

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    11. CBS Adds Restone's Lawyer to Board of Directors

      CBS Adds Restone's Lawyer to Board of Directors

      By Joe Flint CBS Corp. has added the attorney of former chairman Sumner Redstone to its board of directors. Robert Klieger, a partner in the law firm of Hueston Hennigan LLP, will succeed Mr. Redstone on the media company's board. Mr. Redstone, who is 94 years old and in poor health, resigned from the boards of CBS and Viacom Inc. earlier this year, assuming the title of chairman emeritus at each with the opportunity to participate in board meetings but not vote...

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    12. Taubman Centers Provides Update on Shareholder Engagement

      Taubman Centers Provides Update on Shareholder Engagement

      Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) (the “Company”) today issued a statement regarding its ongoing and intensive engagement with shareholders: Myron (“Mike”) E. Ullman III, Lead Director of Taubman and Chair of the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance committee, said, “Members of the Taubman Board and senior management have recently engaged in in-depth discussions with many of our shareholders in which we solicited their feedback on a wide range of topics, including the Company’s overall performance and business strategy, board ...

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    13. Moelis & Company Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.37 Per Share on Expected 2016 Fiscal Year End Results

      Moelis & Company Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.37 Per Share on Expected 2016 Fiscal Year End Results

      Moelis & Company Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.37 Per Share on Expected 2016 Fiscal Year End Results Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC), a leading global independent investment bank, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of thirty seven cents ($0.37) per share on its Class A common stock, an increase of five cents ($0.05) per share on its regular quarterly dividend, payable on March 17, 2017 to holders of record of such Class A Common Stock outstanding at the close of business on March 3, 2017. The Firm declared its fourth increase in its ...

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    14. What Prompted Fred's Pharmacy To Take The 'Poison Pill' And Adopt A Shareholder Rights Plan?

      What Prompted Fred's Pharmacy To Take The 'Poison Pill' And Adopt A Shareholder Rights Plan?

      Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED ), the relatively small discount retailer and pharmacy chain, saw its market cap soar from $450 million to $1.3 billion on December 20 after the company announced a blockbuster deal in which it will buy more than 800 retail locations from Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ: WBA ) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) for $950 million. Investors applauded the deal, which implied Fred's would, almost overnight, become the nation's third largest drugstore chain...

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    15. Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. Announces the Appointment of Noble O. Carpenter to the Board of Directors

      Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc . (NYSE:UBA and UBP) announced that on December 15, 2016, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Noble O. Carpenter to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors. Mr. Carpenter is currently President, Investor Services & Capital Markets, Americas for Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate services company ...

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