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Goldman Worlds Apart from J.P. Morgan as Investor Meeting Looms

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) will hold its annual shareholders meeting Thursday morning in Salt Lake City, nearly 2,000 miles from the firm's Wall Street headquarters--and seemingly a world apart from the tension that gripped the yearly investor gathering for one of Goldman's biggest rivals, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM), earlier this week.J.P. Morgan Chairman and Chief Executive Jamie Dimon had fought off a nonbinding proposal seeking to split the two titles, a victory that followed an exhaustive lobbying effort by the bank. Dimon's counterpart at Goldman, Lloyd Blankfein, had faced a similar shareholder measure until last month, when the firm convinced the investor--CtW Investment Group--to withdraw it.CtW, which works with union pensions that manage $200 billion of assets, agreed in April to back down after Goldman gave more powers to its lead outside director.CtW said it withdrew from Goldman to concentrate on J.P. Morgan, where it was also pushing for changes to the board's risk ...

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