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    1. Mark Zuckerberg Asserts Control of Facebook, Pushing Aside Dissenters

      Mark Zuckerberg Asserts Control of Facebook, Pushing Aside Dissenters

      In December, Facebook Inc.'s top brass gathered at Mark Zuckerberg 's more than 700-acre, beachfront estate in Kauai, Hawaii, for an unusual board meeting to discuss how to redirect the company after years of turmoil. Changes came, but they weren't what everyone expected, according to people familiar with the gathering. Within months, Facebook announced the departure of two directors, and added a longtime friend of Mr. Zuckerberg's to the board...

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    2. Boeing Wants a Bailout After Years of Bad Corporate Governance—and Without Giving Taxpayers Anything in Return

      Boeing Wants a Bailout After Years of Bad Corporate Governance—and Without Giving Taxpayers Anything in Return

      Boeing is among the world's largest aerospace companies and defense contractors. It secures more in government contracts every year than almost any other firm. In 2017, for instance, Boeing pulled down $23.4 billion in taxpayer cash, second only to Lockheed Martin's $50 billion...

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    3. Boeing Hosts Annual Shareholders Meeting Monday. What to Expect.

      Boeing Hosts Annual Shareholders Meeting Monday. What to Expect.

      Boeing hosts its annual shareholder meeting on Monday. The timing is a little odd—the meeting comes before first-quarter numbers get reported on Wednesday . (Usually earnings come before annual meetings.) The meeting likely will generate some news and potentially some controversy. But the news won’t be about Covid-19 , the aerospace downturn , or the troubled 737 MAX . Those topics will have to wait until Wednesday...

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    4. DraftKings IPO Comes With Potential Governance Baggage

      DraftKings IPO Comes With Potential Governance Baggage

      On Thursday, Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:DEAC) investors overwhelmingly voted in favor of a previously announced reverse merger with DraftKings and SBTech that sets the stage for the combined entity to take the sportsbook operator’s name and become a public company tomorrow, trading on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange under the ticker “DKNG.”...

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    5. 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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