| May 6, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The board and chief executive of Irvine takeover target Allergan Inc. heard a voice from the past Tuesday at the company's annual meeting of shareholders.
Gavin S. Herbert, Allergan's co-founder and former chairman, urged the company's directors to...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:49 PM
The heated takeover fight over Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, continued Tuesday with the Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant vowing to increase its $46-billion offer this month.
Meanwhile, the Canadian firm's partner in the offer, activist...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Disney CEO Bob Iger earned $34.3 million in fiscal 2013, a 15% drop from his 2012 compensation.
Disney released details of Iger's compensation Monday as part of the proxy filing for its 2014 annual meeting, set for March 18 in Portland, Ore.
The drop in...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.
The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Q: Our condominium association plans to tear off and replace the roofs of our 12-building complex. Instead of the board retaining an architect to prepare bid specifications, the board gave a set of goals to three contractors and allowed each contractor to...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:49 AM
A large shareholder that is pushing Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse plans to nominate two company directors at Bank's annual shareholder meeting.
Eminence Capital LLC, a New York hedge fund that...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Activist investor Carl Icahn took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to rattle his saber at Apple in advance of the company's shareholder meeting next month.
First, Icahn says he's bought an additional $500 million in Apple stock, bringing his total to $3...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Q: I am an owner in a town home association whose budget is below the threshold for the Common Interest Community Association Act to apply to our association. Without binding statutory authority, the board routinely meets and conducts business without...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:24 PM
SIMSBURY — When an elderly woman showed up at a small law firm several years ago and asked for help managing her estate, an attorney asked her what she thought it was worth.
Kathleen Magowan said she didn't really know. She thought maybe about...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:56 PM
More than 3,500 inmates in Virginia jails have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
"Mental Illness in Jails," a report released this month by the state's Compensation Board, showed a 17 percent increase in the number over last year.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Shareholder activist Carl Icahn said Wednesday he had informed Apple that he has submitted a proposal to let shareholders vote on a larger stock buyback.
In a tweet Wednesday, Icahn wrote: "Gave $AAPL notice we’ll be making a precatory proposal to...