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    1. Board Remains Behind Dimon

      Board Remains Behind Dimon

      To Wall Street, Jamie Dimon looks like the Teflon C.E.O.  Despite mounting legal problems at JPMorgan Chase, including a tentative $13 billion settlement which is expected to end several federal and state investigations into questionable mortgage practices, Mr. Dimon appears solidly ensconced atop the nation’s largest bank. On Sunday, several JPMorgan executives said, as they have for months, that the bank’s board remains firmly behind Mr. Dimon, who is both chairman and chief executive...

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    2. Fox Shareholders Elect Directors Including The Murdochs

      Fox Shareholders Elect Directors Including The Murdochs

      So much for the effort by some activist investors and advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services to protest 21st Century Fox’s corporate governance practices . In a shareholder meeting that lasted less than 34 minutes, CEO Rupert Murdoch said that all of the company’s board candidates had been re-elected. Company critics also wanted changes that would require the chairman to be independent ...

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    3. Oil Patch Activism to Spur Dealmaking and Board Shakeups in 2014

      Oil Patch Activism to Spur Dealmaking and Board Shakeups in 2014

      Activist investors may spur a return to dealmaking in the energy industry as shareholders seek to reap greater value from oil and natural gas reserves.  A new round of boardroom shakeups in the oil patch should force additional restructuring and asset sales in the next year, William D. Anderson Jr., a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker, said at the Bloomberg Link Oil & Gas Conference in Houston yesterday. Corporate takeovers may be less likely...

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    4. Petrobras Activists Winning Fuel Battle Signal New Tone

      Petrobras Activists Winning Fuel Battle Signal New Tone

      Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4) minority shareholders are poised to secure their first victory after winning a board seat in April. Months of lobbying by investors led by Aberdeen Asset Management Plc (ADN) spurred Energy Minister Edison Lobao’s assurance on Oct. 14 the government would let state-run Petrobras raise gasoline prices, after fuel subsidies caused 6.77 billion reais ($3.15 billion ...

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    5. BiuoTelemetry Appoints Joseph A. Frick to Board of Directors

      BiuoTelemetry Appoints Joseph A. Frick to Board of Directors

      CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioTelemetry, Inc. (Nasdaq:BEAT), the leading wireless medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information to improve quality of life and reduce cost of care, announced today the appointment of Joseph A. Frick to its Board of Directors...

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    6. Jos A Bank Chairman Sees Strong Investor Support for Men's Wearhouse Bid

      Jos A Bank Chairman Sees Strong Investor Support for Men's Wearhouse Bid

      (Reuters) - U.S. apparel retailer Jos A. Bank Clothiers Inc (JOSB.O) has received support for its $2.3 billion takeover bid for Men's Wearhouse Inc (MW.N) from the majority of the shareholders with big stakes in both companies, Jos A. Bank chairman Robert Wildrick said in an interview on Wednesday...

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    7. The Bloodlust of Pundits Swirls Around Jamie Dimon

      The Bloodlust of Pundits Swirls Around Jamie Dimon

      Jamie Dimon should be fired.  That seems to be the conclusion of some in the pundit class about JPMorgan Chase’s chairman and chief executive. Writers, editors and bloggers have made it clear that they want his scalp: “NOW Are We Allowed Talk About Firing Jamie Dimon?” theHuffington Post blared after news that the bank set aside $23 billion to pay legal fees and fines last week. “I have trouble wrapping my head around the positive aspects of paying a multibillion-dollar fine,” an article on TheStreet.com said of the prospect of an $11 billion settlement with the Justice ...

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    8. Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Atossa Genetics, Inc.

      Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Atossa Genetics, Inc.

      Lawfuel.com – Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., including former Special Assistant United States Attorney, Timothy J. MacFall, announces that a complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Atossa Genetics, Inc. (“Atossa” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ CM: ATOS) between November 8, 2012 ...

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    9. At Citi, Pandit is Gone but Still Serving the Bank's Shareholders

      At Citi, Pandit is Gone but Still Serving the Bank's Shareholders

      Michael L. Corbat is approaching his first anniversary as chief executive of Citigroup. The bank’s chairman, Michael E. O’Neill, installed him after organizing a putsch to oust Vikram Pandit as C.E.O. The new boss has accelerated some cost cuts and clarified strategy around the edges, but the broad direction is still Mr. Pandit’s. Either way, it is serving shareholders well...

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    10. Westfield State Trustees Missed Warning Signs Before and After They Hired Evan Dobelle

      Westfield State Trustees Missed Warning Signs Before and After They Hired Evan Dobelle

      Westfield State University trustees knew about Evan Dobelle’s spectacular flame-out as president of the University of Hawaii on the day they hired him in December 2007. They even hosted a campus meeting where 100 people discussed whether Westfield should hire someone who had left another school amid public charges of reckless spending and broken promises...

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