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    1. Judge Rejects LightSquared Director

      Judge Rejects LightSquared Director

      NEW YORK—A bankruptcy judge on Tuesday told LightSquared Inc. to remove a director from a special committee formed to help oversee the sale of the wireless-satellite company, agreeing with lenders that the director's previous relationship with would-be buyer Dish Network Corp. DISH -1.69% could be viewed as a conflict of interest...

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    2. Blackberry Shareholders Hold Their Breath

      Blackberry Shareholders Hold Their Breath

      June of 2008 was a golden time for Blackberry’s shareholders. Blackberry was it when it came to smart phones. The company had a market value of approximately $85 billion, and the ceiling seemed limitless. If one were living in a vacuum for the last 5 years, they would assume this week’s announcement of a $4.7 billion proposed buy-out of Blackberry by its largest shareholder, Fairfax Financial Holdings, would not be greeted with open arms by the company’s shareholders. The reality, however, is much different. The $9 a share buy-out from Fairfax could, in fact, be seen ...

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    3. Autodesk Announces Appointment of Betsy Rafael to Board of Directors

      Autodesk Announces Appointment of Betsy Rafael to Board of Directors

      Autodesk, Inc., ADSK +0.37% today announced the appointment of Betsy Rafael to its Board of Directors, effective September 19, 2013. Ms. Rafael has over 30 years of executive financial experience, most recently as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Executive for Apple, Inc...

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    4. For a Better Way to Prosecute Corporations, Look Overseas

      For a Better Way to Prosecute Corporations, Look Overseas

      The favored new tool of the corporate prosecutor, the deferred prosecution agreement, is being actively exported to other countries. In these agreements, prosecutors allow large corporations to avoid a criminal prosecution entirely by agreeing to pay a fine and adopt reforms. Five years after the financial crisis, many doubt whether prosecutors have taken business crime seriously enough, and some of the blame is laid on lenient deferred prosecution agreements...

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    5. LiqhtSquared Lenders Object to Independent Committee's Board Selection

      LiqhtSquared Lenders Object to Independent Committee's Board Selection

      Lenders to LightSquared Inc. on Monday questioned the selection of an independent director to help oversee a sale of the wireless telecom company.  The lenders in bankruptcy court papers claim the director, Donna Alderman, isn't independent because she previously sparred with Dish Network Corp., DISH -0.91%which is offering $2.22 billion for LightSquared...

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    6. Blackberry Reaches $4.7B Deal to Go Private

      Blackberry Reaches $4.7B Deal to Go Private

      BlackBerry said on Monday that it had reached a preliminary agreement to be taken private by a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings.  The company signed a letter of intent that would pay shareholders $9 a share in cash, a deal that values the faltering smartphone maker at about $4.7 billion, according to a press release. Fairfax, a Canadian insurer, already owns 10 percent of BlackBerry...

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    7. Ritchie Bros. auctioneers appoints Beverley Briscoe as Deputy Chairperson of Board of Directors

      Ritchie Bros. auctioneers appoints Beverley Briscoe as Deputy Chairperson of Board of Directors

      VANCOUVER, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (the "Company") (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Beverley Anne Briscoe as Deputy Chairperson of the Company's Board of Directors,...

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    8. Rimini Street Appoints Jack Acosta to Board of Directors

      Rimini Street Appoints Jack Acosta to Board of Directors

      Rimini Street, Inc., the leading third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including SAP AG’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite andBusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) SiebelPeopleSoftJD EdwardsE-Business SuiteOracle DatabaseHyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced that Jack L. Acosta has been appointed to its Board of Directors as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee...

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    9. Marlin Midstream Partners Expands Board of Directors

      Marlin Midstream Partners Expands Board of Directors

      Marlin Midstream Partners, LP (Nasdaq:FISH), a Delaware limited partnership ("Marlin" or "the Partnership"), today announced the recent expansion of its Board of Directors to an independent majority. Effective August 15, 2013, Nick W. Evans, Jr., Charles W. Jenness and James Lytal became Board members, with Messrs. Jenness and Lytal as members of the Audit Committee, which is chaired by existing Board member David C. Baggett, who also serves as lead independent director. Existing Board members W. Keith Maxwell, III, Chairman and CEO, and Terry D. Jones, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, each resigned as members of the ...

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    10. The Deal: CommonWealth Swallows Poison Pill

      The Deal: CommonWealth Swallows Poison Pill

      NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CommonWealth REIT on Monday, Sept. 23, pledged to revamp its board, scrap its poison pill and change the way its management company is paid in an attempt to resolve an ongoing dispute with dissident shareholders. Newton, Mass.-based CommonWealth said that beginning next year business management fees paid to REIT Management & Research would be paid in CommonWealth shares ...

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    11. Fire Dobelle, and Westfield’s Board

      Fire Dobelle, and Westfield’s Board

      The Boston Globe today has 2 front page stories on the spending scandal at Westfield State University involving President Evan Dobelle. It is amazing this story has dragged on as long as it has. Westfield’s Board of Trustees should have fired Dobelle weeks ago when it identified continued inappropriate personal expenditures that he claimed were university related. The board’s seeming reluctance to fire Dobelle is a case study in crisis management failure. 

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