Corporate governance

Kobe Steel President and CEO Hiroya Kawasaki reacts as he listens to a reporter's question during a press conference in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Kawasaki is stepping down over a scandal that surfaced last year involving massive falsification of inspections data of the company’s products. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 06, 2018 - 3:41 am
TOKYO (AP) — The chief executive of major Japanese steelmaker Kobe Steel is stepping down over a scandal that surfaced last year involving massive falsification of data from inspections of the company's products. Hiroya Kawasaki, who is also chairman and president, said Tuesday he is stepping down...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2014 file photo, Maria Contreras-Sweet speaks during a ceremonial swearing in as Administrator of the Small Business Administration in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. A group of investors says it has revived a deal to buy assets of the Weinstein Co., potentially saving the beleaguered studio from bankruptcy. The announcement Thursday came just four days after the Weinstein Co. announced it was pulling out of the sale and would file for bankruptcy for protection. Businesswoman Contreras-Sweet is leading the investors' group. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 01, 2018 - 11:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. revived a deal to sell its assets to a group of investors who want to transform the scandal-plagued film studio into a female-led entertainment venture, the latest twist in the company's tortured efforts to avoid bankruptcy following the downfall of Hollywood mogul...
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February 13, 2018 - 11:36 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's constitutional court has ruled that a new law which could lead to major state companies coming under political control is unconstitutional. The court ruled Tuesday that an amendment to a law that would eliminate corporate governance in big state concerns was not...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2011 file photo, Intel corporate offices are seen in Santa Clara, Calif. Intel says it’s working to patch a security vulnerability in its products but says the average computer user won’t experience significant slowdowns as the problem is fixed. The chipmaker released a statement Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, after a report by British technology site The Register caused Intel stocks to trade lower.(AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 04, 2018 - 7:16 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Intel's CEO sold shares in his company several months after Google informed the chipmaker of a serious security problem affecting its products. CEO Brian Krzanich sold about $39 million in stocks and options in late November, before the security vulnerability was publicly...
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December 29, 2017 - 1:28 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court has rejected a bid by Volkswagen for an injunction blocking the deployment of a special auditor sought by a shareholders' rights group in its diesel emissions scandal. Last month, a court in Celle backed an independent check on events surrounding the scandal...
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