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California Push for Women on Corporate Boards Prompts SEC Backlash

California Push for Women on Corporate Boards Prompts SEC Backlash

Hester Peirce, a Republican member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, criticized a bill passed by the heavily Democratic California Legislature requiring public companies based in the state to have at least one woman on their boards by 2019.

Athenahealth May Drop to $110 Without Elliott Bid Says RBC

Athenahealth May Drop to $110 Without Elliott Bid Says RBC

Without the $160 per share Elliott bid, Athenahealth's shares may suffer according to an RBC analyst.

Citigroup Investment-Bank Head to Become Senior Client Advisor

Citigroup Investment-Bank Head to Become Senior Client Advisor

Citigroup Inc. said investment-banking chief Ray McGuire would move to a different role as part of a reorganization that aims to more seamlessly integrate the company's stock- and bond-underwriting business. Citigroup will combine its corporate and investment-banking group with its capital-markets origination business to create a new Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory division, according to a memo.

Can Papa John's Management Team Keep John Schnatter Quiet?

Can Papa John's Management Team Keep John Schnatter Quiet?

Papa John's founder John Schnatter has lost his office at company headquarters and been stripped of recognition at universities to which he donated.

5 Things to Watch for at General Mills' Investor Day

5 Things to Watch for at General Mills' Investor Day

The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and Blue Buffalo dog food is battling flat organic sales growth, lower earnings per share growth and muted guidance.

Procter & Gamble Worth 40% More Broken Up?

Procter & Gamble Worth 40% More Broken Up?

Nelson Peltz hinted at it. This Bernstein analyst says it could represent as much as 40% upside for shareholders.

Throwback Thursday: 5 Biggest Moments From Corporate Governance Conference

Throwback Thursday: 5 Biggest Moments From Corporate Governance Conference

Missed The Deal's Corporate Governance conference? Don't worry, you can catch up on the most important moments here.

Nelson Peltz Hints GE Is Seriously Considering a Breakup

Nelson Peltz Hints GE Is Seriously Considering a Breakup

Jim Cramer sits down with Nelson Peltz, the CEO of Trian Fund Management.

Having Nelson Peltz on Wendy's Board is Value-Creating: Wendy's CEO

Having Nelson Peltz on Wendy's Board is Value-Creating: Wendy's CEO

Wendy's CEO Todd Penegor is bullish on activist investor Nelson Peltz, who has been the fast-food chain's long-time chairman.

Elliott's Singer Says Activist Investors Are Misunderstood

Elliott's Singer Says Activist Investors Are Misunderstood

Paul Singer, founder of $34 billion activist firm Elliott Management, thinks people misunderstand his line of work.