| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Time Warner Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes' contract isn't up until 2017, but succession issues were raised by shareholders at the media giant's annual meeting held Friday on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank.
"I feel pretty good right now,"...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting downright hostile — and even more bizarre.
Activist investor Bill Ackman called for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting nastier.
Activist investor Bill Ackman called Monday for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the Irvine company's board of directors....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Pershing Square Capital Management, Allergan Inc.'s biggest investor, is calling for a special shareholder meeting to remove most of the drugmaker's board in an effort to push forward a proposed acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc....
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:01 AM
You can move your shareholder meeting out of California, but you can't stop protesters from following.
Joining ordinary Wells Fargo shareholders, demonstrators planned to air their grievances Tuesday in San Antonio, site of this year's annual meeting....
| May 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
For more than 45 years, Warren Buffett, the chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway (symbol BRK-B, $124), has declined to pay a dividend. A vocal group of shareholders would like that to change. But Buffett has...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Not even a week following the Thompsonville Fire District's annual meeting, district commissioners have planned a special meeting for the Thompsonville Fire District.
The first item on Wednesday's agenda address commissioner Bob Gillespie's status on...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for the summer news slowdown.
The Skinny: "Homeland" producers should watch FX's "The Americans" to see how you make a compelling show that ends stories and creates new ones while being true to itself and its...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Question: Our homeowners' association meeting minutes are a joke and don't reflect what goes on. At meetings, owners play "guessing games" and question our finances. For several years, owners have sent specific written requests for books and records....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:07 PM
The head of Herbalife Ltd. vowed Tuesday that the Los Angeles nutritional products company would emerge unscathed from a Federal Trade Commission investigation stronger than ever.
"I think it's going to clear the air, and I think it's going to be a very...