Daily Archives: July 21, 2008

Fans of the very public form of corporate theatre practised by Carl Icahn will be disappointed to hear that the garrulous corporate raider has agreed to a gag order as part of his settlement with Yahoo (the condition is revealed in an agreement filed with the SEC late on Monday.) Pity.

Yahoo also used a standstill agreement to tie his hands in other ways, for instance forbidding him to “support, assist or facilitate” any future acquisition attempts by others. Read more