The Conference Board Governance Watch Webcast – August 4

" This webcast focuses on the investor engagement tactics used during the 2016 proxy season including activism, shareholder proposals, investor collaborations, and letter writing campaigns. Please click here to view an archive of the Governance Watch Webcast.      

2017 ISS Policy Survey

" As if to remind us that corporate governance is now truly a year-round process, ISS has released its 2017 policy survey in the middle of the doldrums of summer. The release kicks off a policy review process that will, in addition to the survey, include regional-based, topic-specific roundtables to examine local market best practices and …

Biodel and Albireo Limited

" 09/26/16 — Biodel Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOD) today announced that its 2016 annual meeting of stockholders has been set for October 24, 2016. At that meeting, stockholders will vote on, among other things, matters necessary to complete Biodel’s planned transaction with Albireo Limited pursuant to a previously announced share exchange agreement, including the issuance of shares …

Analog Devices, Inc. and Linear Technology Corporation

" Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) (“Analog Devices”) and Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: LLTC) (“Linear Technology”) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Analog Devices will acquire Linear Technology in a cash and stock transaction that values the combined enterprise at approximately $30 billion. Upon completion of the acquisition, Analog Devices will …