10 Things We Learned from the Microhoo Fallout - Yahoos All-in-One Board Could Spell Doom
9. Yahoo's All-in-One Board Could Spell Doom
If Microsoft returns to go hostile, it could be trouble. While most public companies have a staggered board, where some of the directors are up for election or re-election each year, Yahoo's whole board is up for re-election each year (this year, at the shareholders meeting July 3). If Microsoft launches a proxy fight and wins, it takes out the entire Yahoo board a day before Independence Day. How about those ironic apples?