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A Glimpse Into the Boardroom

Our Insider pages show you which companies may be getting cozy.

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There are substantial and sometimes surprising overlaps with companies' boards of directors. You can get a peak into connections that sometimes look too close for comfort using our new Insiders pages. Click on a board member's name to view connections to other companies and board members. We uncovered some interesting tidbits from these pages.

 Apple (AAPL) and  Google  (GOOG) were recently in focus for potential conflicts of interest regarding their boards. Google CEO Eric Schmidt resigned from Apple's board Aug. 3, 2009. The remaining overlapping member, Arthur Levinson, resigned from Google's board Oct. 12. The Federal Trade Commission had been investigating whether the overlapping board members raised antitrust issues.

Rachel Haig has a position in the following securities mentioned above: AAPL, JNJ. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.

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