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    1. Finding Insufficient Proof Of Damages, Delaware Court Of Chancery Enters Judgment In Favor Of Defendant Despite Finding Fiduciary Duty Breaches

      Finding Insufficient Proof Of Damages, Delaware Court Of Chancery Enters Judgment In Favor Of Defendant Despite Finding Fiduciary Duty Breaches

      On October 16, 2018, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery found in a post-trial opinion that Potomac Capital Partners II, LP (“Potomac”), an activist investor, aided and abetted breaches of fiduciary duty by the board of PLX Technology Inc. (“PLX”) in connection with its acquisition by Avago Technologies Wireless (U.S.A.) Manufacturing Inc. (“Avago”), but entered ...

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    2. California Law Mandating Women on Corporate Boards Hurts Shareholder Value, UNC Study Shows

      California Law Mandating Women on Corporate Boards Hurts Shareholder Value, UNC Study Shows

      California Law Mandating Women on Corporate Boards Hurts Shareholder Value, UNC Study Shows Share Article The effects of the first U.S. state to mandate women directors on corporate boards is the subject of a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School...

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    3. Supervalu Off Stock Market for First Time Since 1967 as United Natural Foods Completes $2.9 Billion Deal

      Supervalu Off Stock Market for First Time Since 1967 as United Natural Foods Completes $2.9 Billion Deal

      United Natural Foods Inc. closed its $2.9 billion purchase of Supervalu Inc. on Monday, with Supervalu shares disappearing from the New York Stock Exchange as the first sign of the completed takeover. In coming months, United Natural aims to sell Supervalu’s grocery store chains, including Cub Foods, and narrow its business to wholesale distribution similar to its own. United Natural Foods, based in Providence, R.I., is the nation’s largest distributor of organic and natural foods...

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    4. Cardinal Health Exec Pay Should Include Opioid Settlements, Shareholders Say

      Cardinal Health Exec Pay Should Include Opioid Settlements, Shareholders Say

      Two shareholders are requesting Cardinal Health's executive pay not be insulated from legal costs associated with ongoing opioid litigation, according to a Sept. 26 proxy statement . Cardinal Health is facing over 300 lawsuits from local and state governments for its role in distributing painkillers...

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    5. Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Considers Retaking Board Seat as Feud Simmers

      Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Considers Retaking Board Seat as Feud Simmers

      If you want to score a meeting with Chip Wilson, you better be prepared to sweat. The founder of Lululemon Athletica Inc. likes to start his days hiking a 2.9 kilometre (1.8 mile) trail up the face of Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain. It’s his preferred way to conduct meetings and he’s sometimes accompanied by as many as 20 people seeking advice, funding or just a workout...

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    6. Goldman Urges Do-Over by Trump Regulators in Easing Volcker Rule

      Goldman Urges Do-Over by Trump Regulators in Easing Volcker Rule

      (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has been brawling with regulators over the Volcker Rule for years. And it’s still fighting even though officials appointed by President Donald Trump are now working to soften the landmark constraint on banks. Goldman said a revamp that regulators proposed earlier this year falls far short of what’s needed to ease undue burdens on Wall Street...

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    7. A Billionaire Pledges to Fight High Drug Prices, and the Industry Is Rattled

      A Billionaire Pledges to Fight High Drug Prices, and the Industry Is Rattled

      HOUSTON—Billionaire John D. Arnold is spending a chunk of his fortune to campaign against America's high drug prices. The drug industry is spending a chunk of its fortune to counter him.

      Mr. Arnold is the biggest single spender on his side of the battle. He made his money placing bets on price swings in the natural-gas market, first as an energy trader at Enron, then at his own hedge fund...

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    8. Microsoft is Now Tying Satya Nadella's Pay to LinkedIn's Performance

      Microsoft is Now Tying Satya Nadella's Pay to LinkedIn's Performance

      Microsoft is now tying Satya Nadella's pay to LinkedIn's performance Microsoft paid $27 billion for LinkedIn in 2016 and is now tying its performance to executive pay. Almost one-third of Nadella's latest annual pay came from performance stock awards. LinkedIn will be one of six areas tracked, alongside metrics like the number of Windows 10 monthly active devices...

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    9. Sears is Reportedly Betting on a Lifeline From its Controversial Former CEO to Keep it From Liquidating in the Next Few Weeks

      Sears is Reportedly Betting on a Lifeline From its Controversial Former CEO to Keep it From Liquidating in the Next Few Weeks
      • Sears is about to find itself in a dire cash situation, according to court filings reported by Bloomberg.
      • The company is relying on a $300 million bailout from former CEO Eddie Lampert. Without this, it could be forced to liquidate in as soon as two weeks from now.
      • The department store has been closing stores and losing money for years. It has stayed afloat thanks to Lampert bailing it out with billions of dollars in loans through his hedge fund, ESL Investments...
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    10. Nestle Is Working With Advisers to Review Skin-Health Unit

      Nestle Is Working With Advisers to Review Skin-Health Unit

      (Bloomberg) -- Nestle SA is working with advisers on the potential sale of its skincare division as the Swiss firm moves ahead with plans to narrow its sprawling business interests, people familiar with the matter said. Credit Suisse Group AG is one of the banks that Nestle is working with on the review, which could value the business at $8 billion to $10 billion, the people said, asking not to be identified as the appointment is private...

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    11. Helios and Matheson Hires a Second Proxy Advisor

      Helios and Matheson Hires a Second Proxy Advisor

      The parent company of MoviePass gave another indication Thursday that it's struggling to convince shareholders to back its plan to reverse-split its stock for the second time in four months.

      Helios and Matheson, which bought a controlling stake in the subscription movie ticket service last year, has hired a second firm to help it collect investor votes, it announced..

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    12. StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Collusion Fine

      StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Collusion Fine

      SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry. Federal prosecutors announced the plea agreement Thursday and said the company faces a fine up to $100 million. Bumble Bee Foods last year pleaded guilty to the same charge and paid a $25 million fine. Chicken of the Sea has not been charged because prosecutors say the company exposed the scheme and cooperated with the investigation...

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    13. Campbell Soup CEO Sees No Room for Concessions to Third Point

      Campbell Soup CEO Sees No Room for Concessions to Third Point

      (Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co interim Chief Executive Keith McLoughlin does not believe that there are any concessions to be made in an ongoing proxy fight with hedge fund Third Point LLC, he told Reuters on Thursday. Third Point seems only open to taking over Campbell's board and has not expressed interest in anything less, McLoughlin said in a telephone interview...

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