| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Ousted American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney is firing up the machinery to retake control of the company that booted him nearly two weeks ago.
Charney plans to solicit the written consent from other stockholders to expand the number of board...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Two weeks after his humiliating ouster from American Apparel Inc., Dov Charney's seemingly doomed quest to take back the clothing company he founded has gained surprising traction.
In an unorthodox move, the scandal-plagued Los Angeles chief executive...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:27 AM
Q: I live in a condominium with a five-person board. Over the past several months, three board members have resigned. When the board tried to appoint directors to fill the vacancies, at least 25 percent of the unit owners petitioned the board to call an...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Thirty years ago tonight, all she had to say were five words and, just like that, thousands of delegates to the Democratic Party's 1984 convention nearly blew off the roof of San Francisco’s Moscone Center.
“My name is Geraldine Ferraro,&...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:25 PM
In a move designed to ward off a potential hostile takeover, Time Warner Inc. approved a provision that would make it difficult for dissident shareholders to force a vote on a sale or attempt a change in the board of directors.
The change in the company...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:51 AM
American Apparel's abrupt ouster of controversial Chief Executive Dov Charney may pitch the company into bankruptcy by triggering defaults on two outstanding loans, the retailer warned Thursday.
In an SEC filing, American Apparel said the board's...
| 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....