SEC’s shareholder advice proposal draws ire from Republican hedge fund donors

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. securities regulator is on a collision course with powerful hedge funds executives, including former White House advisor Carl Icahn and Republican mega-donor Paul Singer, over a proposal they say could reduce shareholder voting rights. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns Continue Reading

Bayer shareholders vent ire over Monsanto-linked stock rout

BONN (Reuters) – Bayer shareholders vented their anger over its stock price slump on Friday as litigation risks mount from the German drugmaker’s $63 billion takeover of seed maker Monsanto. Werner Baumann, CEO of German pharmaceutical and chemical maker Bayer AG, attends the annual general shareholders meeting in Bonn, Germany, Continue Reading