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    1. CEO of Biotech Lobbying Group BIO on Leave Amid Clash Over Direction

      CEO of Biotech Lobbying Group BIO on Leave Amid Clash Over Direction

      The chief executive of the biotechnology industry’s top lobbying group in Washington is on leave amid dissent within the organization about its direction and concern about its results, according to people familiar with the group. “The BIO CEO is currently on leave,” a spokesman for the Biotechnology Innovation Organization said in response to inquiries from The Wall Street Journal. He declined to comment further..."

       

       

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    2. Tyson’s Choice of CFO Raises Concerns About Potential Conflicts of Interest

      Tyson’s Choice of CFO Raises Concerns About Potential Conflicts of Interest

      The Tyson family controls a large chunk of voting rights at the company. Tyson Foods Inc.’s move to elevate the 32-year-old son of its board chairman to chief financial officer is in line with the company’s history of putting members of the namesake founding family in positions of power. But corporate governance experts say the appointment raises particular concerns around potential conflicts of interest...

       
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    3. Elon Musk and Twitter Argue Over Unresolved Pretrial Information Requests

      Elon Musk and Twitter Argue Over Unresolved Pretrial Information Requests

      Lawyers for Elon Musk and Twitter Inc. TWTR 1.37% debated several pending requests for information in their continuing legal fight, with less than three weeks to go before a scheduled trial over Mr. Musk’s soured $44 billion takeover. Among the issues discussed were whether Mr. Musk’s team should have access to certain documents that Twitter has claimed are protected by attorney-client privilege and the proposed terms around allowing Mr. Musk to incorporate details about a Twitter whistleblower’s settlement payment into his argument for terminating the deal...

       

       

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    4. Biogen Agrees to Pay $900 Million Over Alleged Improper Physician Payments

      Biogen Agrees to Pay $900 Million Over Alleged Improper Physician Payments

      Biogen Inc. agreed to pay $900 million to settle allegations that it paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to prescribe the company’s drugs, the Justice Department said Monday. From 2009 to March 2014, Biogen allegedly used speaking and consulting fees and other remuneration to persuade doctors to prescribe the company’s multiple sclerosis drugs such as Avonex and Tecfidera, which resulted in fraudulent payments by Medicare and Medicaid for the drugs, according to a federal whistleblower lawsuit filed in 2012 by former Biogen employee Michael Bawduniak. The suit was unsealed in 2015...

       

       

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    5. Oracle’s Ellison’s Compensation Topped $130 Million Last Fiscal Year

      Oracle’s Ellison’s Compensation Topped $130 Million Last Fiscal Year

      Oracle Corp.’s top executives are again among the highest-paid at big U.S. companies, thanks to a decision last year to give them more time to earn stock options. Oracle Corp.’s Chairman Larry Ellison and Chief Executive Safra Catz were each paid total compensation of more than $138 million in the company’s fiscal year ended May 31, the company said in its annual proxy statement Friday...

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    6. Cybersecurity Investments Are No Longer Optional, Officials Warn

      Cybersecurity Investments Are No Longer Optional, Officials Warn

      A mix of regulation, investor demands and insurance requirements is pushing companies to elevate the oversight of cybersecurity, officials from the U.S. and other countries say. While some companies in specific critical infrastructure sectors, such as energy and banking, must already comply with certain cybersecurity requirements, greater investment in digital defenses is needed across the board, said Brandon Wales, executive director at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency...

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    7. Uber Responds to Breach After Hacker Claims Widespread Access

      Uber Responds to Breach After Hacker Claims Widespread Access

      Uber Technologies Inc. is responding to a cybersecurity breach after a hacker claimed to have gained widespread access to the company’s computer systems. “We are currently responding to a cybersecurity incident. We are in touch with law enforcement and will post any additional updates here as they become available,” a Twitter account for the ride-hailing company tweeted Thursday night...

       

       

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    8. Carlyle CEO's Early Contract Proposal Was Met With Silence From Firm's Board

      Carlyle CEO's Early Contract Proposal Was Met With Silence From Firm's Board

      As Kewsong Lee’s five-year contract was drawing to a close, advisers to Carlyle Group Inc.’s CG -6.23% CEO worked with representatives of the buyout firm to prepare an initial proposal for a new deal. Submitted this past spring, the contract proposal never got a response from Carlyle’s board, according to people familiar with the matter...

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