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  • Sid Ganis, David Maisel, other Marvel top brass making millions on Disney acquisition

     
    While it will likely be years before we know if Walt Disney Co.'s deal to buy Marvel Entertainment pays off for Bob Iger and Disney shareholders, several Marvel officers and board members will have to wait only a couple of......
  • Prosecution scores in legal wrangling ahead of Broadcom options trial

     
    Federal prosecutors today won a legal victory in their stock options backdating case against former Broadcom Corp. Chief Financial Officer William J. Ruehle. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the U.S. attorney???s office could introduce...
  • BofA owes Ken Lewis $68.8 million on his way out the door

     
    Ken Lewis, who is quitting as Bank of America Corp.???s chief executive at year's end, is headed for an extremely comfortable retirement even though he won???t enjoy one of the special golden parachutes that some corporate bosses collect on the......
  • Apple awards executive Tim Cook 75,000 stock options for navigating without Jobs

     
    Apple Inc. awarded its Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook a bonus of $5 million in cash and 75,000 stock options Friday for leading the company when its celebrity chief executive, Steve Jobs, was on medical leave. At today's prices, the stock would be worth...
  • Stock buyback activity picks up but still far off 2007 high

     
    Like others who were afraid to buy stocks when prices were low early last year, American companies are ramping up stock buybacks just as share prices zoom. Share repurchases by Standard & Poor's 500 companies totaled $47.8 billion in the......
  • Judge scolds jurors in KB Home options trial

     
    The judge overseeing the stock options backdating trial of former KB Home chief Bruce Karatz was unhappy to learn that a juror had a brief conversation with former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan after his testimony Thursday. The Times reported......
  • Testimony concludes in trial of former KB Home chief Bruce Karatz

     
    Testimony concluded Tuesday morning in the trial of former KB Home chief Bruce Karatz, who federal prosecutors allege made $6 million in secret profits by backdating stock option grants for himself and other company executives and failing to account for.....
  • Jurors begin deliberations in backdating trial of former KB Home CEO Bruce Karatz

     
    The fate of former KB Home Chief Executive Bruce Karatz is now in the hands of a federal jury in Los Angeles. Karatz, who faces 20 felony charges, is accused of making millions of dollars by backdating stock options and......
  • Leslie Moonves' paycheck for 2009: $43.2 million

     
    CBS Corp.'s not-so undercover boss, Leslie Moonves, was awarded a total compensation package of $43.2 million for 2009, according to regulatory filings released Friday. The amount includes $3.5 million in base salary plus a $15-million bonus. The 60-year-...
  • Jury still out in Karatz options backdating case

     
    A federal jury in Los Angeles began its fifth day of deliberations Friday in the stock options backdating prosecution of former KB Home chief Bruce Karatz. The jury of nine men and three women began deliberations April 9 following one......
  • Jury has a question in KB Home options backdating case

     
    Jurors asked the judge for help last week during deliberations in the stock-options-backdating prosecution of former KB Home chief Bruce Karatz, according to documents released Monday. The panel asked the court for a definition of a "derivative action,"...