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    1. CBS’s Board Pretends to Know What It’s Doing

      CBS’s Board Pretends to Know What It’s Doing

      CBS Corp. takes the prize this year for most dysfunctional corporate governance. It’s lucky the disarray isn’t showing up in its business operations — well, not yet.

      The $20 billion media company is mired in a bitter legal battle against its controlling shareholder, Shari Redstone, a situation that has turned nasty, with both sides trading jabs and accusations in recent months...

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    2. Britain’s Non-Executive Club Needs New Members

      Britain’s Non-Executive Club Needs New Members

      Britain’s accounting watchdog is in the strange position of updating the country’s corporate governance code while simultaneously fighting for its life.The Financial Reporting Council is reeling from the collapse of Carillion Plc earlier this year. The construction firm’s demise exposed a host of governance failings: auditors missed red flags in the accounts, the board failed to challenge management, and investors waved through fat pay packets and juicy dividends...

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    3. What do companies really have to reveal when a CEO is ousted?

      What do companies really have to reveal when a CEO is ousted?

      Barnes & Noble's announcement on Tuesday that its CEO, Demos Parneros, was being terminated, gave investors some important information: He would not get a severance. His firing was not related to "any potential fraud." He had violated a company policy and would no longer be a company director.

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    4. BREAKING NEWS: Elon Musk Appears Emotional As He Overcomes Vote to Remove Him From Tesla Board

      BREAKING NEWS:  Elon Musk Appears Emotional As He Overcomes Vote to Remove Him From Tesla Board

      Tesla shareholders voted to maintain Elon Musk’s role as chairman of Tesla’s board during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Mountain View, Calif., Tuesday despite a controversial proposal to strip him of that position. The vote of confidence is a major boon for Tesla’s embattled chief executive and founder, but arrives six months into what is...

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