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‘Gamestop stock: amateurs among themselves’ With the hype surrounding Gamestop, a bunch of small-time gamblers are putting billion-dollar hedge funds in trouble. What investors can learn from it. Click here for the article ‘How corrupt is Germany?’ The organization Transparency International has published its new report on corruption perceptions. The Federal Republic is in ninth place. What does the result mean? Here you can read the article ‘Proportion of women …

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autokauf

Supervisory Board Member of the Week: Sylvie Mutschler-von Specht (Auto1)

Berlin-based online car dealer Auto1 plans to go public next week and has nominated its first woman for the supervisory board in advance: Swiss Sylvie Mutschler-von Specht is expected to join the board shortly. The 56-year-old heads Mutschler Ventures AG in Zug, which invests in startups and young companies. The company was one of the first backers of Auto1, but has since sold its shares. Sylvie Mutschler-von Specht thus knows …

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jung & alt

Krick, Lehner, Hinrichs: Of old hands & young savages

Joe Biden’s inauguration is a good occasion to reflect on rigid age limits. Why companies should not chase the old from the yard, but do better. Isn’t it a paradox? In the US, a 78-year-old has just taken on one of the most stressful jobs in the world – and here in Germany, significantly younger supervisory board members are having to take their hats off in rows. Joe Biden’s start …

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Drohne

Supervisory board of the week: Tom Enders (Lilium)

Prominent reinforcement for the flight taxi developer Lilium from near Munich: Long-time Airbus boss Tom Enders (62) is moving onto the startup’s board of directors, as he himself announced on the Lilium blog this week. The young company stands for pioneering spirit and entrepreneurial courage, Enders wrote. He therefore did not have to think long when he was asked. On the board, the passionate helicopter pilot will meet tech investor …

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Zeitung

Recommended reading: The current press review of the GBN editorial office

‘Stadler testimony in Audi trial’ Ex-Audi boss Stadler has spoken out for the first time himself in the diesel trial at Munich Regional Court. Click here for the article ‘All signs point to storm at Inter’ The second new boss in a short time is expected to get the sluggish chip giant back on track. Click here for the article ‘Major shareholder Kretinsky wants to expand power on Metro supervisory …

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Freiheitsstatur

Top vs. Flop: Supervisory boards, defend democracy!

*Anyone who thinks entrepreneurially must take a clear stance against populists. A plea for more consistent business lobbying We don’t know about you. But we can’t get the images of the storming of the Capitol out of our minds. The event brought home to all of us with brutal clarity how fragile our democracy is. It is not self-evident or immutable; it is an achievement that must be defended. And …

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Schreibmaschine

ThyssenKrupp & Wirecard: Excesses of the corporate governance system crisis – and opportunity for real change.

Dear readers of the GermanBoardNews, two weeks ago I announced at this point that I would be carrying out an updated assessment of the ThyssenKrupp case. Seiher has made the issue more explosive: The Supervisory Board was severely criticized for its decision to grant the Executive Board members special compensation. I also consider the bonuses to be very questionable in view of the situation of the Company. Admittedly, the whole …

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‘Union attacks Conti: “If investor for the plant” in Aachen’ The trade union IG BCE accuses Conti’s supervisory board chairman Reitzle of wanting to rule through. Here you can read the article ‘Ex-Innogy boss Tigges to become chairman of Amprion’s board of directors’ After the takeover by Eon, Tigges left the energy supplier a good year ago – now he is to become the new chief controller at the network …

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