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    2. Too Many Conflicts on Super Fund Boards, PC Finds

      Too Many Conflicts on Super Fund Boards, PC Finds
      The PC's Karen Chester does not agree industry super funds are deliberately different from other funds and have 'delivered superior returns on average'. Eddie Jim by Joanna Mather Superannuation funds are not doing enough to manage conflicts of interest, especially those that may arise around the boardroom table , the Productivity Commission says...
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    3. Facebook Investors Criticize Andreessen for Conflict of Interest

      Facebook Investors Criticize Andreessen for Conflict of Interest
      The monumental shift would benefit Zuckerberg because it would let him sell shares to fund philanthropy, but it had the potential to harm investors by diluting their power over decision making. The company went through the motions of protecting minority shareholders, but one board member seemed more interested in protecting Zuckerberg, investors allege...
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    4. To Compete Better, States Are Trying to Curb Noncompete Pacts

      To Compete Better, States Are Trying to Curb Noncompete Pacts
      In todays on-your-own economy, workers are urged to be entrepreneurial job hoppers, constantly adapting and searching for the next opportunity. But an estimated 30 million Americans nearly one fifth of the nations work force are hobbled by so-called noncompete agreements, fine print in their employment contracts that keeps them from working for corporate rivals in their next job ...
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    5. UBS Group Ag Uk Regulatory Announcement: Change to the UBS Board of Directors

      UBS Group Ag Uk Regulatory Announcement: Change to the UBS Board of Directors
      ZURICH, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the announcement by Barclays Plc that Jes Staley will assume the role of CEO, UBS announced today that it has accepted his resignation from all of his functions at UBS with immediate effect to avoid conflicts of interest. He will not stand for re-election as a member of the UBS Board of Directors at UBS's Annual General Meeting on 10 May 2016. Jes ...
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    6. GM, Harry Wilson, and the Disturbing Rise of the Golden Leash

      GM, Harry Wilson, and the Disturbing Rise of the Golden Leash
      On one side was GMs chairman, Theodore Solso, and chief executive,Mary Barra. On the other side was a group of investment funds represented by former Obama administration Auto Industry Task Force memberHarry Wilson. The investments funds own approximately 2% of GMs stock, and they were pushing the company to buy back $8 billion in stock and giveWilson a seat on the board...
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    1. Based upon the potential for a conflict of interest resulting from the Company's ownership of limited partnership interests in the Purchaser, the Independent Directors unanimously voted to recommend that the Board express no opinion and remain neutral with respect to the Offer.
      In How Wall Street Enabled A Controversial Power Grab At A Wannabe Berkshire Hathaway
    2. There is not a short supply of narcissism amongst executives and they will take pains to preserve their own power, which may be a conflict of interest with the wider shareholder base.
      In Clash of the Egos: When Boardroom Bust-ups Derail Deals
    3. It is a conflict of interest and it's a conflict of interest that needs to be managed transparently and openly.
      In Sister of California Gov. Jerry Brown on SoCalGas board