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Musk Holds Out As Other Tesla Directors Settle Investors’ SolarCity Claims for $60M

All Tesla Inc. directors except Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk agreed to a $60 million settlement to resolve shareholder lawsuits over the company’s purchase of SolarCity, according to people familiar with the deal. Insurers covering Tesla’s directors and executives will …

CBS Settles $1.25M Investor Lawsuit over ‘Improper’ Redstone Compensation

CBS Corp. directors agreed to settle for $1.25 million investors’ claims that network owner Sumner Redstone received millions of dollars in improper compensation after he became incapacitated in 2014. The money — coming from insurance covering CBS’s officers and directors …

Shareholders Sue Wynn Board for Not Investigating CEO Accused of Misconduct

The board of Wynn Resorts has been sued by shareholders, claiming the board knew for years that Steve Wynn, founder and chief executive of the casino operator, had been accused of sexual misconduct and failed to investigate. The company declined …

Court Rejects Wal-Mart Shareholders’ Claim of Directors’ Liability for Mexican Bribes

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executives and directors persuaded a federal appeals court on Friday to reject shareholder claims that they permitted and then covered up pervasive bribery by officials at the world’s largest retailer’s Mexico unit. By a 3-0 vote, the …

Wal-Mart Must Share Documents on Mexico Bribery Probe: Court

The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed last Wednesday a lower court ruling that ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to provide a shareholder with documents related to the company’s internal probe of allegations the retailer had paid bribes in Mexico. Wal-Mart had appealed …

New York City Pension Fund Sues Wal-Mart Over Mexican Bribery Allegations

New York City’s pension funds on Monday became the latest group to file a derivative lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. based on reported allegations of bribery in Mexico and a possible cover-up by Wal-Mart officials. The suit, filed in Delaware …