In 1991, an 18-year-old named Marcus Robinson, along with a friend, carjacked a white teenager, who was later found dead at a construction site. At trial, Robinson and his accomplice each said the other had shot the victim.Both Robinson and the friend were black, and race immediately became a hallmark of the prosecution's strategy in Robinson's trial. During jury selection, John Dickson, the prosecutor, asked a potential black juror if he had trouble reading; he did not ask any white candidates that question. He struck five out of 10 black jury candidates and only four out of 28 nonblack candidates.
Venture capitalists, colleges and politicians are working to make income sharing agreements the norm on campuses. Consumer advocates are worried.
Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA to Campbell Soup Co, has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
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(Reuters) - Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA to Campbell Soup Co , has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Third Point, run by billionaire investor Daniel Loeb, is targeting EssilorLuxottica amid a power struggle inside the world's largest lenses and glasses manufacturer, following its formation last year through a 48 billion euro ($53 billion) merger of France's Essilor and Italy's Luxottica.
Hello! There's an old adage that the most valuable asset a financial institution has walks out the door every day. That may seem less true today, as Wall Street firms invest billions into their own tech and startups. But the denizens of Wall Street still have a significant part to play. In dealmaking, star bankers are in high demand. As Alex Morrell reported this week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch has been on an investment-banking hiring blitz, with the bank most recently landing a Lazard veteran who worked on a $100 billion beer merger.
Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA to Campbell Soup Co , has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
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TOKYO -- Asian corporations still have much catching up to do to match their U.S. and European counterparts in achieving profit while maintaining socially and environmentally responsible corporate behavior, Nikkei has found. When ranking large companies in terms of return on equity and environmental, social and governance [ESG] scores, only eight corporations in the Asia-Pacific region made the top 50. Among the top 100 so-called ROESG scores, 80% hailed from the West. This presents a problem for corporate Asia in an age where investors, clients and top recruits are growing more aware of sustainability.
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