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    1. RiskLens™ Appoints James Lam, World Renowned Expert on Enterprise Risk Management, to Board of Directors

      RiskLens™ Appoints James Lam, World Renowned Expert on Enterprise Risk Management, to Board of Directors

      RESTON, Va., April 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RiskLens , the leading provider of cyber risk quantification solutions, today announced that it has appointed James Lam, one of the world’s foremost experts on enterprise risk management (ERM), as an Independent Director to its Board of Directors...

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    2. Ready to Rumble, Ironwood? Activist Investor Alex Denner Suits up for Board-Seat Bid

      Ready to Rumble, Ironwood? Activist Investor Alex Denner Suits up for Board-Seat Bid

      Activist investor Alex Denner is back at it in biopharma. Just a few months after playing a pivotal role in Sanofi’s Bioverativ acquisition, he has set his sights on Ironwood Pharmaceuticals. The Massachusetts drugmaker on Monday said it had received word from Denner’s Sarissa Capital Management, which held 1.92 million Ironwood shares at the end of 2017, that it intended to nominate Denner for Ironwood’s board...

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    3. Lilis Energy (LLEX) Announces Ronald Ormand as Ceo & Board Chairman; James Denny III ...

      Lilis Energy, Inc. (NYSE: LLEX) announced today that Executive Chairman Ronald D. Ormand has been appointed Chief Executive Officer in addition to Chairman of the Board. James W. Denny III has been appointed Executive Vice President of Production and Operations and the Board of Directors has ...

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    4. Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps

      Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps

      Meet the Woman Who Convinced Apple, Starbucks, and Nike to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps An Equal Pay Day icon. Arjuna Capital managing partner Natasha Lamb has convinced 21 companies to commit to analyzing and closing their gender pay gaps. These include major players in tech (Apple, , Microsoft), finance (J.P. Morgan Chase, , Mastercard), and retail (Amazon, , Starbucks).

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    5. ICICI Bank faces risk to its reputation after allegations against CEO Chanda Kochhar: Fitch

      ICICI Bank faces risk to its reputation after allegations against CEO Chanda Kochhar: Fitch

      The global ratings agency said it is doubtful about the strength of corporate governance at the private bank, PTI reported. “An investigation into allegations that India's ICICI Bank extended a loan with a potential conflict of interest raises questions over the bank's governance and creates reputational risks ...

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

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

      These techniques are rapidly changing many industries — could they also improve corporate governance ? To explore that question, we conducted a study of how machine learning might be used to select board directors, and how the selected directors might differ from those selected by management.

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    7. Mark Zuckerberg runs a nation-state, and he's the king

      Mark Zuckerberg runs a nation-state, and he's the king

      Zuckerberg has defended the way power at Facebook is concentrated in his own person. And it may be true that, as he argues, this unusual corporate governance arrangement allows Facebook to hold off shareholders obsessed with short-term profits and think instead about the long-term interests of its ...

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    8. Activist Slams Crescent Point Energy, Seeks Board Seats

      Activist Slams Crescent Point Energy, Seeks Board Seats

      Crescent Point Energy is being targeted by an activist investor that's lambasting the company's management and threatening to wage a proxy fight. Cation Capital went public with its grievances early Monday, saying it plans to nominate four candidates for Crescent Point's board of directors at the company's annual meeting next month...

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    9. Deutsche Bank Sacks British Boss After Losses

      Deutsche Bank Sacks British Boss After Losses

      Deutsche Bank sacks British boss after losses Germany's biggest lender ousts its British boss following boardroom clashes over the lender's failing turnaround effort. 04:20, UK, Monday 09 April 2018 Image: John Cryan with his successor Christian Sewing pictured in February By Sharon Marris, Business Reporter Deutsche Bank has sacked its British chief executive John Cryan after three years of financial losses. Mr Cryan will leave Germany's biggest lender at the end of April.

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      Mentions: UK Bank
    10. New Study Finds 5 Key Differences in How Male and Female Founders Raise Capital

      New Study Finds 5 Key Differences in How Male and Female Founders Raise Capital

      Women tend to bootstrap to avoid raising debt. Men tend to raise money however they can and bootstrap to make it go further.

      Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

      Men and women run their businesses in very different ways. The differences in their styles of starting and growing their businesses show up right from the word "go," according to Women Business Owners’ Access To Capital Literature Review, a new study by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress under an Interagency Agreement with the National Women’s Business Council.

      According to research conducted by economist Alicia Robb, founder ...

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    11. Is Dropbox's IPO a Good Investment?

      Is Dropbox's IPO a Good Investment?

      I’m going to answer this one from a tech executive perspective, and compare it to another highly popular IPO, that of Snap Inc (Snapchat). The key numbers: Revenue of $1.1Bn in 2017, up 30% from 2016 11m paying users out of 500m total Cash-flow positive: generated $330m free cash flow in 2017, up from $252m in 2016 Flat ARPU: $111 in 2017, slightly down from $113 in 2015 Gross margin doubled from 2016 to 2017, now at 66%, because cost of revenue (COGS) fell from $391m to $369m 2016- ...

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