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    1. Study Finds 30 Percent of California Public Companies Must Add Women to Their Boards under New Law

      Study Finds 30 Percent of California Public Companies Must Add Women to Their Boards under New Law

      It found 184 firms will need to find a woman director this year under the law. Most are small publicly traded companies with a market capitalization of $300 million or less, said Annalisa Barrett, author of the study and chief executive of Board Governance Research...

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    2. Executive Compensation: Will the New Pay Ratio Disclosure Help Curb What CEOs Make?

      Executive Compensation: Will the New Pay Ratio Disclosure Help Curb What CEOs Make?

      For decades, politicians, labor unions and pay equity advocates have railed against how much top executives at American companies make. The outrage has sparked a hodgepodge of disclosures requirements, accounting rules and tax policies aimed at reining in CEO pay – with uneven results. Now perhaps most controversial of these efforts – the CEO- to-worker pay ratio – has finally been implemented this year for the first time...

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    3. Qualcomm Shareholder Vote Shows Lackluster Support After Failed Broadcom Bid

      Qualcomm Shareholder Vote Shows Lackluster Support After Failed Broadcom Bid

      Shareholder support for Qualcomm's board of directors took a nose dive this year compared with the prior year, as Broadcom's hostile takeover attempt fueled shareholder frustration with the San Diego company's lagging performance. The cellular technology giant announced results late Thursday of ...

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    4. Proxy Adviser Supports 4 Broadcom Nominees to Qualcomm's Board to Spark a Negotiated Sale

      Proxy Adviser Supports 4 Broadcom Nominees to Qualcomm's Board to Spark a Negotiated Sale

      A top proxy advisory firm has recommended that Qualcomm investors support some but not all of Broadcom's board of director nominees as a catalyst for a negotiated deal between two semiconductor giants. After meeting with both Broadcom and Qualcomm representatives last week, Institutional ...

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    5. Qualcomm Creates Severance Plan for Workers Should Broadcom's Hostile Takeover Succeed

      Qualcomm Creates Severance Plan for Workers Should Broadcom's Hostile Takeover Succeed

      A Broadcom spokesman said the company continues to hope Qualcomm's board would engage in merger talks but declined further comment. A Qualcomm ... The new severance plan defines change of control to include a replacement of a majority of Qualcomm's current board of directors . Broadcom ...

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