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    1. Boston Properties Appoints Two New Independent Directors

      Boston Properties Appoints Two New Independent Directors

      Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) today announced that its stockholders elected two new independent directors, Ms. Diane Hoskins and Mr. William Walton, to its Board of Directors at the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders held on May 21, 2019. The two new directors fill the seats previously held by Dr. Jacob Frenkel and Mr. Martin Turchin, both of whom retired from Boston Properties’ Board of Directors. Boston Properties is governed by an 11-member Board, including nine independent directors of which 44% are women...

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    2. Kevin Mansell Elected to Fossil Group, Inc. Board of Directors

      Kevin Mansell Elected to Fossil Group, Inc. Board of Directors

      RICHARDSON, Texas, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fossil Group, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: FOSL) (the “Company”) announced the election of Kevin Mansell to its Board of Directors, effective May 22, 2019.  With Mr. Mansell’s election, the Company’s Board of Directors consists of nine members, including eight independent directors and one current member of senior management...

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    3. BP's Chairman Says 'the world can't continue along its current path' and That The Energy Giant Will Become More Transparent in Response to Investor Demands

      BP's Chairman Says 'the world can't continue along its current path' and That The Energy Giant Will Become More Transparent in Response to Investor Demands
      • BP chairman Helge Lund promised a long-term transformation to a "low-carbon energy system" in a Financial Times editorial.
      • At its annual general meeting on Tuesday, BP accepted a shareholder resolution to adopt transparency about how its strategy is in accordance with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
      • BP and its competitors are facing significant pressure from investor groups for addressing climate change, including from CA100+, whose members control a total of $33 trillion AUM...
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      Mentions: Dow Scotland Shell
    4. Deutsche Bank Pay is Driving a Wedge Between Veterans on 'Mickey Mouse Money' and a Slew of Better-Paid New Hires — and a $62 Million Bonus for the Board Adds Extra Sting

      Deutsche Bank Pay is Driving a Wedge Between Veterans on 'Mickey Mouse Money' and a Slew of Better-Paid New Hires — and a $62 Million Bonus for the Board Adds Extra Sting
      • Deutsche Bank has been splashing out on new hires and paying out a big bonus to the board, infuriating veterans who saw their pay slump.
      • Deutsche Bank's bosses may face shareholder wrath ahead of a key annual meeting on Thursday.
      • Senior staff are forced to hold the stock as part of their pay. The shares reached record lows this week...
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    5. Amazon Air Pilots are Picketing the Company's Annual Shareholder Meeting as They Fight For Better Pay

      Amazon Air Pilots are Picketing the Company's Annual Shareholder Meeting as They Fight For Better Pay
      • Pilots for three airlines that operate much of Amazon's Air delivery service are set to picket Amazon's annual meeting on Wednesday.
      • The group says the companies have purposefully stalled negotiating a new contract for more than three years.
      • Pilots who spoke to Business Insider said their worried another accident — like that involving an Atlas Air jet in February — could happen again soon as crews are stretched thin...
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    6. What is the Process for a Whistleblower to Receive an SEC Whistleblower Award?

      What is the Process for a Whistleblower to Receive an SEC Whistleblower Award?

      Under the SEC Whistleblower Program, the SEC is required to pay awards to eligible whistleblowers who voluntarily provide the SEC with original information that leads to successful enforcement actions resulting in monetary sanctions totaling more than $1,000,000. A whistleblower may receive an award of between 10% to 30% of the total monetary sanctions collected...

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    7. Texas Land Bank Proxy Fight Turns Ugly as Dissident Nominee Sued

      Texas Land Bank Proxy Fight Turns Ugly as Dissident Nominee Sued

      (Bloomberg) -- Texas Pacific Land Trust postponed a special shareholders meeting and sued the activist investor vying for a trustee job, the latest twist in an increasingly acrimonious proxy fight. The meeting, previously scheduled for June 6, has been called off until further notice to give investors "the opportunity to cast a fully informed vote,’’ Trustee David E. Barry said Tuesday in a statement...

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    8. LionsGate is Still Interested in Selling Starz to CBS — Then Might Have to Merge with MGM to Stay Relevant

      LionsGate is Still Interested in Selling Starz to CBS — Then Might Have to Merge with MGM to Stay Relevant

      It's the great media paradox: while the amount of content expands, the number of traditional media companies keeps shrinking. CBS is expected to continue talks in the coming weeks with Lions Gate about buying Starz, the premium entertainment network LionsGate owns, according to people familiar with the matter...

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    9. JPMorgan Shareholders Approve Executive Pay, With Protest

      JPMorgan Shareholders Approve Executive Pay, With Protest

      (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 71.64 percent of shareholder votes cast approved its executive compensation packages, marking a rare instance of criticism over the bank's top leaders pay. JPMorgan Chase also said all of its directors were elected, and that a shareholder proposal that the bank report annually on its global gender pay gap was voted down, according to preliminary tallies...

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    10. BP Resists Calls to Match Shell’s Climate Change Goals

      BP Resists Calls to Match Shell’s Climate Change Goals

      Activists protested at BP's London headquarters on Monday, a day before the shareholder meeting. × BP resists calls to match Shell’s climate change goals Activists protested at BP's London headquarters on Monday, a day before the shareholder meeting. BP is resisting pressure from investors and activists to take more radical action on climate change..

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    11. Mallinckrodt Announces Election of Carlos V. Paya, M.D., Ph.D. to its Board of Directors

      Mallinckrodt Announces Election of Carlos V. Paya, M.D., Ph.D. to its Board of Directors

      May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE:MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today the election of Carlos V. Paya, M.D., Ph.D. to the company's Board of Directors. Dr. Paya has 30 years of branded pharmaceutical industry, science and medical practice experience, and joins the Mallinckrodt Board effective tomorrow, May 22, 2019. He will serve as an independent director on the Board's Portfolio Committee...

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    12. Bernie Sanders is Planning to Crash Walmart's Next Shareholders Meeting and Argue Hourly Workers Deserve a Spot on the Company's Board

      Bernie Sanders is Planning to Crash Walmart's Next Shareholders Meeting and Argue Hourly Workers Deserve a Spot on the Company's Board
      • Sen. Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's shareholders meeting on June 5.
      • He reportedly plans to boost a shareholder proposal to include hourly employees on the company's board.
      • A Walmart spokesperson told Business Insider that the company hopes Sanders will not approach the event as a "campaign stop."

      Sen. Bernie Sanders, one of Walmart's biggest critics, is crashing the retail giant's annual shareholder meeting this year...

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    13. Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition

      Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition
      • Amazon shareholders will stage an unprecedented vote on Wednesday on whether to stop the company from selling its facial recognition technology to government agencies.
      • Activist shareholders are concerned that the technology, known as Rekognition, will be used for surveillance and has been found to produce inaccurate results...
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