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    1. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky is Facing an Unprecedented Threat from the Coronavirus. Here are the Veteran Execs on Airbnb's Board of directors who will be critical to his success or failure.

      Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky is Facing an Unprecedented Threat from the Coronavirus. Here are the Veteran Execs on Airbnb's Board of directors who will be critical to his success or failure.
      • Airbnb is facing a big challenge thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to a deep decline in the travel industry.
      • The crisis poses a big test for CEO Brian Chesky, who's largely a self-taught manager and has little experience to draw from in terms of guiding a big company through an economic crisis.
      • Fortunately for Chesky, Airbnb's board is comprised of seasoned executives who have led companies through similar challenges...
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    2. Did Bloomin’ Brands Just Inch Closer to Being Sold?

      Did Bloomin’ Brands Just Inch Closer to Being Sold?

      Bloomin' Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN) has seen several ups and downs in recent months -- even before the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the economy -- as activist investor JANA Partners LLC made a bid to get Bloomin' to auction itself off in February. Though Bloomin', the parent company of Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Carrabba's Italian Grill, and other restaurant brands, ultimately didn't put itself on the auction block, JANA Partners just managed to get two directors onto its board, raising the possibility it might try again in the future...

       

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    3. Its Not the Time to Fight Over Poison Pills

      Its Not the Time to Fight Over Poison Pills

      (Bloomberg Opinion) -- In an ordinary April, Corporate America would now be gearing up for proxy season, preparing for annual meetings and arguing with activist investors over strategy. Instead, companies find themselves on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis, facing difficult choices about how best to protect workers, investors, and their businesses from the virus and its fallout...


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    4. Can Business Throw Environmental, Social And Governance Concerns (ESG) Overboard When Normality Returns?

      Can Business Throw Environmental, Social And Governance Concerns (ESG) Overboard When Normality Returns?

      Before the COVID-19 pandemic took over captains of industry were queuing up to champion stakeholder capitalism. A growing and long overdue consensus was emerging that shareholder primacy is not the be-all and end-all, and business should take a more long term view, looking after other stakeholder interests too including those of customers, employees and local communities...

       

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    5. Why Having a Diverse Board Is Good for Business

      Why Having a Diverse Board Is Good for Business

      The more perspectives you have, the more likely your board is to have productive discussions that will better serve your business. Why is it important to have a diverse board of directors? A diverse board serves your company in many ways. The purpose of a board of directors is to guide the company – it is in the company's best interest to make sure that the board is capable of looking at issues and challenges from many perspectives...

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    6. Impact of the CARES Act on Executive Compensation

      Impact of the CARES Act on Executive Compensation

      The CARES Act restricts how much executive compensation can be paid by employers that avail themselves of loans and loan guarantees from the US Treasury’s Exchange Stabilization Fund under Title IV of the CARES Act. Employers seeking this relief need to carefully assess the impact of these restrictions before applying for loans or loan guarantees. Participation in the Exchange Stabilization Fund is conditioned on complying with the executive compensation restrictions...

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