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Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc.
Seagate Technology PLC
Irony alert: A One-Time Benefit That’s Actually Three Times
The irony that we often see in SEC filings may go largely unnoticed by most. But here at footnoted, we try to keep a close eye on that. Much of this we point out via our twitter feed (see here and here and here for a few recent examples). But this …
Goodwill amidst the merger machinery
With merger activity running at fevered pitch, regulators seem to be asking a lot more questions about goodwill.
A downgrade to first class for ex-Ford CEO
During his tenure at Ford Motors, Alan Mulally often flew the corporate jet. Now, as a Google director it’s first-class.
Actavis’ pre-holiday dump
A filing made by Actavis just before the July 4th holiday caught our attention for its generosity to top executives.
Ralph Lauren serves up some beef
Buried on pg. 88 of the company’s proxy was a beefy disclosure about beef sold by Ralph Lauren (the man) to Ralph Lauren (the company).
Hidden disclosures in KBR’s Q
Several new disclosures in the 10Q that KBR filed on Thursday caught our attention.
Expeditors: just don’t call it a golden parachute!
Expeditors explains why the $8 million it paid to former CEO Peter Rose — was no golden parachute.
China Biologic visits Friday Night Dump
This high-flying biologic company caught our attention after its unusual filing late Friday.
Moving the goal posts at Tivo
When Tivo decided to move the goal post for stock grants to their CEO, they didn’t exactly make it clear for investors to understand.
M&A speculation from a missing word
A one-word change in this company’s severance plan makes us wonder if the company is positioning itself for a deal.
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