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    1. Carl Icahn Takes Stake in HP, Pushes for Merger with Xerox

      Carl Icahn Takes Stake in HP, Pushes for Merger with Xerox

      Activist investor Carl Icahn has bought a $1.2 billion stake in HP Inc and is pushing for the personal computer maker's merger with printer maker Xerox Corp , arguing that a union could yield big profits for investors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Icahn, who owns a 10.6% stake in Xerox, now owns a 4.24% stake in HP, the Journal said. Xerox made a roughly $33 billion cash-and-stock offer for HP, a company more than three times Xerox's size, Reuters reported last week...

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    2. India: Anand Mahindra to Ban Plastic Bottles from Boardrooms, Takes Advice from Twitter

      India:  Anand Mahindra to Ban Plastic Bottles from Boardrooms, Takes Advice from Twitter

      Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra has said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him. Anand Mahindra replied to a woman who pointed out the plastic bottles at a boardroom meeting in the picture. "The K.C.M.E.T scholarship selections are amongst the most energising engagements in my calendar...

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    3. Carlos Ghosn's Legal Woes Highlight Governance Failings in Japan

      Carlos Ghosn's Legal Woes Highlight Governance Failings in Japan

      One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the arrest of Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn is over how he allegedly could have underreported his income by millions of dollars for years and why the company is going after the suspected wrongdoing now. Ghosn, who headed the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Motors auto alliance, was arrested November 19 on suspicion he underreported his income by USD 44 million over five years, or about half of what he was really making...

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    4. India: Govt Plans Exam for Individuals Looking to Become Independent Directors

      India:  Govt Plans Exam for Individuals Looking to Become Independent Directors

      The government plans to have examinations for individuals who want to become independent directors as part of bolstering the corporate governance framework, according to Union Minister PP Chaudhary. While there are stringent provisions under the Companies Act, 2013 to ensure good governance standards, the roles of independent directors has come under the scanner in certain instances of corporate misdoings...

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    5. Women Make Up Just 22% of S&P 500 Boards:

      Women Make Up Just 22% of S&P 500 Boards:

      Gender diversity at the board level has improved steadily over the years across the world but it is still a long way for equalisation in terms of female representation at the top level, says a report. According to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) report, a gender diverse board better represents the company and identifies with its customers, brings a diverse range of opinions and helps the company adapt to changes...

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    6. Wary of corporate governance, crony capitalism: Sebi chief

      Wary of corporate governance, crony capitalism: Sebi chief

      Corporate governance, and crony capitalism -- the two buzzwords that market regulator Sebi has gotten on to. Sebi chairman UK Sinha says these are two key concerns for emerging economies, especially as corporates come to terms with a newer and tougher global regulatory regime. Corporate governance, and crony capitalism -- the two buzzwords that market regulator Sebi has gotten on to. Sebi chairman UK Sinha says these are two key concerns for emerging economies, especially as corporates come to t

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    7. Lack of attendance of independent dir worry corporate India

      Lack of attendance of independent dir worry corporate India

      India Inc's general corporate governance standards have improved in 2012 but the business community has miles to go before it can sleep especially when it comes to independent directors. That's the word from shareholder advisory firm InGovern Research. India Inc's general corporate governance standards have improved in 2012 but the business community has miles to go before it can sleep especially when it comes to independent directors. That's the word from shareholder advisory firm InGovern Rese

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    8. OnMobile's governance woes: What went wrong?

      OnMobile's governance woes: What went wrong?

      OnMobile is trying to put a partial failure of corporate governance behind it. However, the episode has raised questions on what exactly went wrong. CNBC-TV18' Vineetha Athrey spoke to various people within and outside the company to piece it all together. OnMobile is trying to put a partial failure of corporate governance behind it. However, the episode has raised questions on what exactly went wrong. CNBC-TV18' Vineetha Athrey spoke to various people within and outside the company to piece it

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    9. Ombudsman, Superman Or Godman?

      By: Nitin Potdar, M&A Partner J. Sagar Associates By: Nitin Potdar, M&A Partner J. Sagar Associates Today, buzzwords like 'good governance', 'independent directors' and 'minority interest' are an integral part of any corporate discussion or debate. It's considered highly trendy these days to stress upon the need for independent directors in every forum. On the brighter side, this is indeed a positive environmental change in favour of impartial and objective governance; one that merits thundering

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