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    1. From Tone at the Top to Technological Disruption and Cyber Security, Corporate Directors Have a Full 2018 Agenda

      From Tone at the Top to Technological Disruption and Cyber Security, Corporate Directors Have a Full 2018 Agenda

      NEW YORK , Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping the company focus on long-term performance, navigate technology-driven disruption and digital transformation, and be attuned to corporate culture and other reputational risks should be high on board agendas in 2018, according to U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP's Board Leadership Center (BLC)...

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      Mentions: Cybersecurity
    2. SEC Approves Revised NYSE Rule Delaying Material News Releases After Closing

      SEC Approves Revised NYSE Rule Delaying Material News Releases After Closing

      The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a revised version of the previously proposed New York Stock Exchange rule that will prohibit listed companies from issuing material news after the close of trading (generally 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time) until the earlier of the publication of the company’s official NYSE closing price or five minutes after the close of trading. The revised version, which was effective immediately, provides an exception that permits listed companies to publicly disclose material information following a non-intentional disclosure in order to comply with Regulation FD...

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    3. Want More Women on Corporate Boards? This Stat Helps

      Want More Women on Corporate Boards? This Stat Helps

      A global effort to bolster the number of women on corporate boards is taking longer than it should. But the recent performance of companies that lead their peers on this measure may accelerate change.

      An MSCI study published this month shows just seven companies in its key global index, comprised of more than 2,500 members, have boards that are dominated by women. But of these seven, more than half have outperformed their industry peers...

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    4. Ranking the Activists for Proxy Season 2017

      Ranking the Activists for Proxy Season 2017

      Proxy season 2017 was busier than ever for activist investors, with more campaigns launched so far this year than for all of 2016. Overall, there were 803 activist campaigns so far, up from 737 for all of 2016, FactSet reports. Boardroom battles that went the distance still favored management. Of 82 proxy fights that were launched in 2017, 30 went to a vote, and 17 went for management...

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    5. Tax-Exempts And Public Companies Beware – Major Changes To Executive Compensation Tax Rules Loom

      Tax-Exempts And Public Companies Beware – Major Changes To Executive Compensation Tax Rules Loom

      On December 2, 2017, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Senate Bill”). Our Benefits Law Advisors blog previously discussed some of the major provisions of a draft House of Representatives version of the bill. The House version subsequently underwent significant changes, including removal of previously proposed changes to the taxation of nonqualified deferred compensation...

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    6. Corporate Boards Are Ignoring Risks of Sexual Harassment: Q&A - Bloomberg

      Corporate Boards Are Ignoring Risks of Sexual Harassment: Q&A - Bloomberg

      Pax CEO says cultures that empower employees aid performance More disclosures on gender pay gap, paid leave policy expected Meg Whitman Says Harassment Cases May Be 'Tipping Point' Companies and corporate boards that focus on closing the gender pay gap, appointing female board members and executives and creating a culture that prevents sexual harassment are set to outperform those who don’t, according to Joe Keefe, CEO of Pax World Management LLC...

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    7. Broadcom's Boardroom Battle With Qualcomm Will Likely Lead to a Higher Bid

      Broadcom's Boardroom Battle With Qualcomm Will Likely Lead to a Higher Bid

      Broadcom Ltd. ( AVGO ) on Monday, Dec. 4, took its hostile $130 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc. ( QCOM ) to the chipmaker's shareholders by launching a total boardroom takeover effort intended to help propel its deal effort. The semiconductor company's boardroom battle was expected as Qualcomm last month said it was rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited offer of $70 in cash and stock. The deal, should it ever be consummated, would represent the largest ever technology combination...

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    8. CVS and Aetna Used One Word that Should Make Employees Nervous

      CVS and Aetna Used One Word that Should Make Employees Nervous
      • CVS Health is buying Aetna for $69 billion ($145 a share and 0.8378 CVS shares per Aetna share).
      • The merger could reshape the American healthcare system as we know it.
      • CVS and Aetna said that the deal will come with some synergies.

      In the largest deal of 2017, CVS Health is buying Aetna, the third largest US insurer, for $69 billion. Aetna stockholders will be paid $145 a share in cash and 0.8378 CVS shares per Aetna share...

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      Mentions: CFO Merger
    9. A New CEO Won't be Enough to Save Chipotle

      A New CEO Won't be Enough to Save Chipotle
      • Chipotle said Wednesday that founder and CEO Steve Ells will step down.
      • The stock initially rose after the announcement, but it won't be enough to reach its highs set earlier this year.

      There's finally a change at the top for Chipotle Mexican Grill, as CEO Stephen Ells will be stepping down after a suitable replacement is found. The founder CEO will then assume the role of executive chairman...

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      Mentions: CEO Twitter Chipotle
    10. Share Sleuth: Be Wary of Excessive Executive Pay

      Share Sleuth: Be Wary of Excessive Executive Pay

      Events at Tristel (TSTL) are a reminder that complicated remuneration schemes masking inflated executive pay extend way beyond the big companies and 'fat cats' that make it into the headlines. Boards showing restraint, in my opinion, are exceptions, even among smaller companies. I pick on Tristel (which makes hospital disinfectants) for three reasons...

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    11. Shareholder Activism -- Will 2018 Follow 2017's Footsteps?

      Shareholder Activism -- Will 2018 Follow 2017's Footsteps?

      His fields of expertise include corporations, securities regulation and corporate governance . Elson has written extensively on the subject of boards of directors. He is a frequent contributor on corporate governance issues to various scholarly and popular publications. He is also Vice Chairman of the ABA ...

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