Updated at 8:09 p.m. PDT with more information on the proxy contest.
Yahoo announced Tuesday it will hold its annual shareholders meeting on August 1, setting the stage for a contentious proxy battle with billionaire shareholder Carl Icahn.
The shareholders meeting will be held at 10 a.m. PDT at The Fairmont hotel in San Jose, Calif.
Yahoo will be asking its shareholders to re-elect its current board of nine directors, while Icahn is challenging the board with his own slate of dissident directors.
Icahn, at the time he filed his preliminary proxy, said he felt the current … Read more