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    1. Top Wall Street Firms Have Started Disclosing a New Risk to Their Own Businesses: Sexual Harassment

      Top Wall Street Firms Have Started Disclosing a New Risk to Their Own Businesses: Sexual Harassment
      • Financial firms like JPMorgan Chase, Aflac, KKR, Blackstone, and Och-Ziff Capital all added #MeToo language to their most recent annual reports, warning investors about potential company harm from harassment.
      • Before 2018, the word "sexual" had only been mentioned once in the risk section a publicly traded financial company's annual report. So far in 2019, it has been in nine different financial companies' public filings...
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    2. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.: Issues Statement Regarding Activist Investor Group

      Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.: Issues Statement Regarding Activist Investor Group

      UNION, N.J. , March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) today issued the following statement in response to a press release issued by Legion Partners Asset Management ("Legion"), Macellum Advisors GP ("Macellum") and Ancora Advisors (" Ancora ") (collectively the "Activist Group") regarding the Activist Group's submission of 16 nominees to take over the Board of Directors...

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    3. SEC Awards $50 Million to Two Whistleblowers

      SEC Awards $50 Million to Two Whistleblowers

      Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - March 26, 2019) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced awards totaling $50 million to two whistleblowers whose high-quality information assisted the agency in bringing a successful enforcement action. One whistleblower received an award of $37 million and the other received an award of $13 million...

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    4. Bill to Ban Stock Buybacks Introduced

      Bill to Ban Stock Buybacks Introduced

      REUTERS Sen. Tammy Baldwin is the latest lawmaker to take aim at corporate buybacks. The Democratic senator from Wisconsin — and frequent critic of share repurchases— is introducing a bill to ban open-market stock buybacks. On Tuesday, Baldwin also released a report that examines the impact of stock buybacks on workers, companies and the economy. Baldwin and other Democratic senators will hold a hearing examining buybacks on Tuesday afternoon...

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      Mentions: SEC Dow risk
    5. Nissan is Said to Have Paid Stanford Tuition for Ghosn Children

      Nissan is Said to Have Paid Stanford Tuition for Ghosn Children

      Nissan Motor Co. paid tuition for all four of ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn’s children when they attended Stanford University between 2004 and 2015, according to people familiar with the matter. The perk was part of Ghosn’s employment contract from 1999, when he was hired as chief executive officer of the Japanese carmaker, said one of the people, who asked not to be named because the information isn’t public...

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    6. Domino’s Top Trio to Topple Amid Franchisee Unrest

      Domino’s Top Trio to Topple Amid Franchisee Unrest

      The three most senior board members at Domino’s Pizza Group are all preparing to step down amid a deepening row with franchisees which has helped wipe hundreds of millions of pounds off the company’s share price. Sky News can reveal that Domino's has begun a formal search to replace Helen Keays, who has served on the board for nearly eight years, including the last three as senior independent director...

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    7. Intel Board of Directors Extends Andy Bryant’s Term as Intel Chairman until 2020

      Intel Board of Directors Extends Andy Bryant’s Term as Intel Chairman until 2020

      SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--Intel Corporation today announced that its board of directors had unanimously decided to extend Andy Bryant’s term as Intel chairman for one additional year, to help support Intel’s leadership transition. If Bryant is re-elected at Intel’s 2019 annual stockholders’ meeting, his term as chairman would continue through the conclusion of Intel’s 2020 annual stockholders’ meeting. Bryant has informed the board that he does not expect to stand for re-election again in 2020...

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    8. Caesars And Eldorado Resorts: Two Is Better Than One

      Caesars And Eldorado Resorts: Two Is Better Than One

      There are reports that casino operators Eldorado Resorts ( ERI ) and Caesars Entertainment ( CZR ) are under initial discussions to explore merger possibilities. Noted activist investor Carl Icahn & Co. has increased his stake in CZR and is currently pushing for the sale of the company. CZR has provided limited financial information to ERI to commence the due diligence process...

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    9. Hedge Fund Appaloosa Unimpressed by Allergan Board Promises

      Hedge Fund Appaloosa Unimpressed by Allergan Board Promises

      REUTERS: Activist investor Appaloosa LP responded to proposed concessions from the board of Allergan Plc by saying it had done everything "except what needs to be done" and calling on other investors to take further "disruptive" steps to change the company. The hedge fund, led by billionaire David Tepper, has been pressing Allergan since last year to separate the roles of CEO and chairman or potentially sell or merge the company...

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      Mentions: Allergan Appaloosa
    10. Rolls-Royce Shares Fall as ValueAct Cuts Stake

      Rolls-Royce Shares Fall as ValueAct Cuts Stake

      By Oliver Griffin Shares in Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (RR.LN) fell Monday after activist investor ValueAct Capital Management LP cut its stake in the company by around 1.5%. ValueAct has sold 1.9 billion of its shares in Rolls-Royce. Shares at 0956 GMT were down 1.6% at 889.40 pence, valuing the 1.5% holding at around 254.1 million pounds ($335.5 million). The activist investor is the largest individual shareholder in Rolls-Royce and continues to hold a 9.5% stake in the company...

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      Mentions: Management KKR stake
    11. Texas Pacific Land Trust Tries to Fend Off Activist Investor, Delays Meeting

      Texas Pacific Land Trust Tries to Fend Off Activist Investor, Delays Meeting

      Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE: TPL ) says it will postpone by two weeks until May 22 the date of a special meeting where shareholders will vote to fill an open trustee spot, taking a step to fight off a large investor seeking to install its own trustee and begin selling off TPL's portfolio. TPL wants shareholders elect an independent trustee, while ~23% owner Horizon Kinetics and its partners say they will seek to nominate Eric Oliver, president of the SoftVest hedge fund...

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    12. Bristol-Myers Squibb Board of Directors Sends Letter to Shareholders

      Bristol-Myers Squibb Board of Directors Sends Letter to Shareholders

      Bristol-Myers Squibb Company’s BMY, -1.55% Board of Directors today sent an open letter to the Company’s shareholders regarding the previously announced definitive merger agreement with Celgene Corporation CELG, -1.65% In addition to its March 19 investor presentation, the Company today also made available on Bristol-Myers Squibb’s website ...

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    13. Pinterest’s IPO Structure Could Give CEO Ben Silbermann the Right to Control the Company from Beyond the Grave

      Pinterest’s IPO Structure Could Give CEO Ben Silbermann the Right to Control the Company from Beyond the Grave
      • Pinterest's S-1, publicly filed on Friday, revealed a unique share structure.
      • The company has dual-class shares, which give some shareholders, like founding CEO Ben Silbermann, greater voting powers than other investors.
      • But the structure also gives Silbermann's estate the ability to retain its extra voting superpowers for between 90 days and 540 days after his death.

      Silicon Valley's power players are already preparing for the grim spectre of mortality...

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    14. Levi’s Leather Patches Come Under Fire by New Shareholder

      Levi’s Leather Patches Come Under Fire by New Shareholder

      New York. Levi Strauss & Co., fresh off its $623 million initial public offering, is already facing calls for change from one shareholder. PETA, the animal-rights organisation, said it purchased the minimum number of shares needed to be able to submit shareholder resolutions and speak at Levi’s annual meetings. PETA is targeting the cow skins that Levi’s uses to make the iconic brown patches that are sewn onto the backsides of its pants...

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    15. Nike Argues for Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Board of Directors

      Nike Argues for Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Board of Directors

      Attorneys for Nike on Friday argued during a court hearing that a lawsuit against the company's board of directors should be dismissed because it lacks sufficient facts. The lawsuit was the second sweeping lawsuit filed against the sportswear giant in the wake of claims about a toxic workplace. Plaintiffs argued the lawsuit has enough facts to survive Nike's motion to dismiss. A ruling is expected within three weeks...

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