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    1. Court Extends Detention for Nissan Ex-Chair Ghosn by 10 Days

      Court Extends Detention for Nissan Ex-Chair Ghosn by 10 Days

      TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained at least through Jan. 11, the Tokyo District Court said Monday, as the once revered auto industry figure faces allegations that have marked a stunning downfall. Ghosn, who led Nissan Motor Co. for two decades and helped save the Japanese automaker from near bankruptcy, was arrested Nov. 19 on suspicion of falsifying financial reports...

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      Mentions: bankruptcy Japan risk
    2. Paving a Two-Way Street on Wall Street

      Paving a Two-Way Street on Wall Street

      Money talks on Wall Street. So you'd expect 10 trillion dollars of it to be heard loud and clear. But that's not always the case. The 10 trillion dollars is the amount of assets under management by a group of heavyweight investors supporting new guidelines aimed at getting corporate board members and shareholders to talk to each other. It's called the SDX Protocol. "It is a path. It is a roadmap ...

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    3. Senator Edward Markey wrote letters that helped activist investor who sought to drive down Herbalife stock

      Senator Edward Markey wrote letters that helped activist investor who sought to drive down Herbalife stock

      WASHINGTON -- Senator Edward J. Markey said in a statement Monday that he was acting as a consumer advocate when he wrote letters to federal regulators urging a fraud investigation of Herbalife. Markey declined to discuss on Monday why he chose to do so even after it was clear that his letters would benefit an activist investor who had lobbied his office...

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      Mentions: Management SEC
    4. Hologic board OKs poison pill to thwart takeovers

      Hologic board OKs poison pill to thwart takeovers

      Bedford-based Hologic Inc. said its board of directors has unanimously adopted a one-year shareholder rights plan to dissuade takeovers, as affiliates of activist investor Carl Icahn build an ownership stake in the medical device maker. The company said Thursday that under the plan, shareholders as of Dec. 2 will receive a right for each share they own to buy additional shares. The rights will be exercisable if a person or group acquires 10 percent or more of the company’s stock.,,

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    5. Westfield State Trustees May Suspend Dobelle

      Westfield State Trustees May Suspend Dobelle

      Westfield State University trustees are trying to call a special meeting to consider suspending embattled President Evan Dobelle, who is facing intense criticism for his lavish spending and violations of university credit card policies — including a new letter from state officials threatening to intervene in the school’s finances...

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    6. Massachusetts Governor Summons Westfield State Board of Trustees Over President's Spending

      Massachusetts Governor Summons Westfield State Board of Trustees Over President's Spending

      The Patrick administration has summoned Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle and his board of trustees to Boston next week to answer questions about reports of Dobelle using university-related credit cards for personal expenses and costly business travel such as $8,000 for a four-night hotel stay in Bangkok...

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    7. TA Associates announces investment in Flashtalking

      TA Associates announces investment in Flashtalking

      TA Associates, a global private equity firm with offices in Boston, announced Tuesday that it has completed an investment in Flashtalking, an advertising technology company. Terms were not disclosed. Headquartered in London, Flashtalking is an international provider of digital advertising products, service, and support for online advertisers and media buying and creative agencies.

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