1. McDonald’s Board Faces New Scrutiny of Investigation Into Former CEO

    McDonald’s Board Faces New Scrutiny of Investigation Into Former CEO

    McDonald’s Corp.’s board is coming under scrutiny from some investors and corporate-governance groups for failing to fully uncover the extent of former Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook’s inappropriate relationships with employees when concerns first emerged last year. The fast-food giant Monday sued Mr. Easterbrook, accusing him of lying to investigators to cover up relationships with employees to protect his multimillion-dollar severance package. The suit, a rare airing of corporate dirty laundry, follows the board’s...

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