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    1. Expanding CEO-to-Worker Pay Gap Bad for Business

      Expanding CEO-to-Worker Pay Gap Bad for Business

      Public Domain Companies whose CEOs earn hundreds of times their average employee's pay are viewed as less desirable to work for, and to do business with, according to a new University of California, Berkeley, study. Probing a new angle of income inequality, UC Berkeley researchers sought to determine how people would feel about a company once they knew what the top executive made compared to the workers...

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    2. Research: Could Machine Learning Help Companies Select Better Board Directors?

      Research: Could Machine Learning Help Companies Select Better Board Directors?

      Ever since Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations in 1776, observers have bemoaned boards of directors as being ineffective as both monitors and advisors of management. Because a CEO often effectively controls the director selection process, he will tend to choose directors who are unlikely to oppose him, and who are unlikely to provide the diverse perspectives necessary to maximize firm value. Institutional investors often are critical of CEOs’ influence over boards and have made efforts to help companies improve their governance. Nonetheless, boards remain highly imperfect.

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    3. How Family Business Owners Should Bring the Next Generation into the Company

      How Family Business Owners Should Bring the Next Generation into the Company

      “Go find your passion,’’ Henry directed his children when they reached their late teens and early twenties. “Find your interests outside our family business and pursue them.’’ As inspiring as those words may have been, Henry, the patriarch of a successful automotive parts business, wasn’t simply freeing his children to follow their dreams. He was requiring it.

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    4. Sirius XM Agrees to Pay $3.5 Billion in Stock for Pandora to Create the World's Largest Audio-Entertainment Company

      Sirius XM Agrees to Pay $3.5 Billion in Stock for Pandora to Create the World's Largest Audio-Entertainment Company
      • Sirius XM has agreed to pay $3.5 billion for Pandora in an all-stock transaction.
      • The deal has an implied price of $10.14 a share, and includes a "go-shop" provision.
      • Watch Sirius XM and Pandora trade in real time.

      Sirius XM Holdings will acquire Pandora for $3.5 billion in an all-stock transaction, creating the world's largest audio-entertainment company, the two sides announced Monday...

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    5. Innovation Should Be a Top Priority for Boards. So Why Isn’t It?

      Innovation Should Be a Top Priority for Boards. So Why Isn’t It?

      Corporate directors and executives alike recognize that today’s pace of change continues to accelerate and that firms need to innovate to stay ahead. But are boards doing enough to support innovation, as they should? We conducted a survey of over 5,000 board members from around the world to find out.

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    6. Why Insider Trading Shouldn’t Be Illegal Any More

      Why Insider Trading Shouldn’t Be Illegal Any More

      A professional athlete in trouble with the law is not always front-page news anymore, but the case of Mychal Kendricks stands out from the usual. The biggest difference is that his crime is one more often associated with the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) than the SEC (Southeastern Conference). Specifically, he pled guilty earlier this month to felony insider trading violations...

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    7. Bonanza Creek Energy: SandRidge says Interim CEO not in Race for Top Job

      Bonanza Creek Energy: SandRidge says Interim CEO not in Race for Top Job

      (Reuters) - SandRidge Energy Inc said on Friday board member and interim Chief Executive Officer Bill Griffin would not be a candidate for the position of CEO but would continue in his role until a successor is appointed. The oil producer in February ousted its chief executive James Bennett after coming under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn who had objected to his pay and a $746 million bid to buy rival Bonanza Creek Energy Inc late last year...

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    8. Mattress Firm Says its Own Former Executives Accepted Private-Jet Trips, Expensive Watches, and Luxurious Hotel Stays From Brokers in Exchange for Opening so Many New Stores it Spurred Conspiracy Theories

      Mattress Firm Says its Own Former Executives Accepted Private-Jet Trips, Expensive Watches, and Luxurious Hotel Stays From Brokers in Exchange for Opening so Many New Stores it Spurred Conspiracy Theories
      • Mattress Firm is frequently accused of having too many stores in the United States. But there may be more to that story than first meets the eye.
      • In October 2017, Mattress Firm filed a lawsuit against two of its former employees, a broker, and a group of developers, claiming that they conspired to push the company to aggressively expand...
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      Mentions: CEO Google lawsuit
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