Blog Post Archive

Lithia Motors’ Emperor for Life
Lithia's founder and former CEO inked a pretty sweet transition agreement yesterday -- one that pays him 50% more than before.
Being vice is still the best job in business!
Ten years later, being Vice Chairman is still the best job in business.
And now: the game changer bonus
Reynolds American has come up with our new favorite name for a bonus: the game-changer.
Will Hertz’ former CEO wind up having to clawback?
Hertz blamed its former CEO for creating a pressurized environment at the company that led to overly aggressive accounting.
A very good thing for Martha Stewart!
Investors may be disappointed, but Martha Stewart is doing very well in the deal to sell to Sequential.
A very expensive year for Hertz
Yet another Hertz executive walks away with millions of dollars in severance.
Herbalife v. Ackman: Who’s manipulating whom?
In the 10-Q that it filed yesterday, Herbalife confirmed a DoJ query and accused short seller Bill Ackman of stock manipulation.
Warning signals in Yelp’s 10-K
On March 2, we put out a Pro report based on Yelp's 10K. That report is now available here for free.
Pier 1’s Not-So Confidential Agreement
Pier 1 is the latest company to file a confidential agreement with the SEC, providing details on its agreement with its former CFO.
Golden parachutes for government service?
A new shareholder proposal by the AFL-CIO questions accelerated vesting for employees at 4 financial services giants who leave to join the government.