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Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

Aug. 10, 2018 9:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The indictment of Rep. Chris Collins on insider trading charges is drawing new attention to the freedom members of Congress have to serve on corporate boards or to buy and sell stock in industries they're responsible for overseeing. Collins, a New York Republican, has denied any...

Serving on corporate board while in Congress? That could end

Aug. 10, 2018 12:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The indictment of Rep. Chris Collins on insider trading charges is drawing new attention to the freedom members of Congress have to serve on corporate boards or to buy and sell stock in industries they're responsible for overseeing. Collins, a New York Republican, has denied any...

Member of Congress, member of corporate board? It's allowed

Aug. 9, 2018 7:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The indictment of Rep. Chris Collins on insider trading charges is drawing new attention to the freedom members of Congress have to serve on corporate boards or to buy and sell stock in industries they're responsible for overseeing. Collins, a New York Republican, has denied any...

Tufts Medical Center in Boston announces new CEO

Aug. 8, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The head of a children's hospital in Canada has been named the new CEO of Tufts Medical Center. The medical center announced Tuesday it is appointing Michael Apkon as its next leader beginning in the fall. Apkon currently is president and CEO for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto....

Wynn Resorts adds former Deutsche Bank CEO to board

Aug. 7, 2018 7:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino operator Wynn Resorts has appointed its current CEO and the former CEO of Deutsche Bank to its board of directors. The Las Vegas-based company announced the appointments Tuesday. The addition of Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox and former Deutsche Bank executive Richard Byrne brings the...

Former CEO of Harrah's to become Wynn's board chairman

Aug. 6, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts announced additional changes to its board of directors Monday, a truce with its top shareholder and the end to an internal investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against the company's founder that surfaced earlier this year. The appointment of industry veteran...

The Latest: Wynn Resorts' probe into founder's behavior done

Aug. 6, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on actions taken by the board of directors of casino operator Wynn Resorts (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Casino operator Wynn Resorts says an internal committee has finished its investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against company founder Steve Wynn. In a...

CBS looks into misconduct claims amid report on CEO Moonves

Jul. 27, 2018 9:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS said Friday it is investigating personal misconduct claims after the company's chief executive, Les Moonves, was the subject of a New Yorker story detailing sexual misconduct allegations. The media company said independent members of its board of directors are "investigating claims that...

Board chairman urges support for UNC system president

Jul. 27, 2018 6:50 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The chairman of the North Carolina university system's Board of Governors asked members Friday to unite behind the system's president amid ongoing disagreements among leadership. In his first meeting as chairman of the board, Harry Smith urged members at the mid-year meeting to set...

Liberty Tax founder resigns from board, will sell stock

Jul. 25, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The founder and former CEO of Liberty Tax is resigning as the chairman of the company's board of directors. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that John Hewitt also plans to sell his stock in the Virginia Beach-based company. An amendment to Liberty's credit and term loan...