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"It's certainly true that the model of shareholder control is utterly broken. What Prof Mayer seems to miss is that modern shareholders do not fit the model - they are predominantly financial players rather than investors, interested in short-term share price movements rather than the activities of management or the performance of the company."
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"Merkel is fighting the wrong war. Russia poses a far greater threat to Germany than does Italy's bid for a temporary relaxation of budget rules to ease the pain caused by structural reforms."
By Tribunus Plebis on EU looks to Italy’s foreign minister as foreign policy chief