Various formulas mulled to reduce Packer’s influence on Crown Resorts

Various formulas are under consideration to reduce James Packer’s extraordinary influence over the governance of Crown Resorts, although this may not necessarily involve him selling down his 37 percent stake.

Police get in on Crown act as Packer looks safe to keep his stake (Sydney Morning Herald)

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