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Making it Count: Accountability is Needed to Fast-Track DE&I

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Tina Shah Paikeday, Russell Reynolds Associates, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Editor's Note: Tina Shah Paikeday is the Global Head of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates. This post is based on an RRA memorandum by Ms.

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Buying a Business for the First Time – See how Viking Mergers helped Shaun Jacobson purchase his first business

Viking Mergers

When it comes to buying a business for the first time, most people realize that there is a lot that goes into it. Shaun Jacobson had a long and successful career in the nuclear power industry.

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Boards Need More Women: Here’s How to Get There

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Maria Castañón Moats and Shannon Schuyler, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, on Friday, September 23, 2022 Editor's Note: Maria Moats is Leader of the Governance Insights Center, and Shannon Schuyler is Chief Purpose and Inclusion Officer at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. This post is based on their PwC memorandum.

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French investors first in the queue at the UK’s rummage sale

Financial Times M&A

A flurry of buyers from across the Channel will be joined by dollar-rich US rivals

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How Accounting Comparability Between Bidders and Targets Affects Deal Outcomes

Reynolds Holding

How comparable are the financial statements of M&A bidders and acquirers in the same industry? And does financial statement comparability affect the outcome of a deal? In a recent paper, available here , we investigate these questions, using a sample of deals between U.S.-listed

LaPorte Honored Among “Best Places to Work” in 2022

LaPorte

New Orleans CityBusiness, a bi-weekly business publication, has named LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors to the list of ‘Best Places to Work’ for the thirteenth… The post LaPorte Honored Among “Best Places to Work” in 2022 first appeared on LaPorte. Newsworthy

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How Compensation Decisions Support CEO Succession

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Blair Jones and Deborah Beckmann, Semler Brossy LLC, on Saturday, September 24, 2022 Editor's Note: Blair Jones and Deborah Beckmann are Managing Directors at Semler Brossy Consulting Group LLC.

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Investindustrial takes majority stake in luxury food retailer Eataly

Financial Times M&A

Private equity firm buys 52% of group with a €200mn investment

Approaching Retirement & Own a Small Business? What Are Your Options?

BV Specialists

Retirement can mean many different things to people who come from a multitude of family and career backgrounds. If yours involves owning a small business, there are some consistent mindsets and potential options ahead that are in tune with other proprietors nearing this phase of life.

Your Customer Has Changed: Have You?

Rhythm Systems Growth

No matter what business your company is in, it's a safe bet to assume that you'll need to be able to adapt to the changing conditions around you. In the same way that businesses change, customers change as well. Paying attention to your customers sounds easy enough, right?

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Safeguarding Trust: The Board’s Role in Integrating ESG and ERM

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Maria Castañón Moats and Jamie Gamble, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Editor's Note: Maria Castañón Moats is Governance Insights Center Leader and Jamie Gamble is Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. This post is based on their PwC memorandum. Related research from the Program on Corporate Governance includes The Illusory Promise of Stakeholder Governance (discussed on the Forum here ) by Lucian A.

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French groups swoop for depressed British assets

Financial Times M&A

Xavier Niel builds up stake in Vodafone while Aveva sold to Schneider amid depressed valuations

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Web3 beyond the hype

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

While buffeted by the recent market downturn and bankruptcies, digital assets and the technologies underlying them still have the potential to transform business models across sectors.

Remedies for M&A Breach of Contract – The Cineplex Case

Reynolds Holding

A remorseful acquirer wants to get out of a merger or acquisition agreement. It concocts a thin justification, which a court wisely rejects, finding unlawful breach. What is the appropriate remedy for harm done to the target?

What’s Next for US M&A

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Gregory Pryor and Michael Deyong, White & Case LLP, on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Editor's Note: Gregory Pryor and Michael Deyong are partners at White & Case LLP. This post is based on their White & Case memorandum. As predicted in our previous M&A report, 2022 has not lived up to the runaway performance of 2021.

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The Culture of the Audit Department: Cop or Consultant?

Norman Marks

I had the privilege of working with Mike Jacka as a member of an IIA International Committee for many years. He’s not only smart, but funny – a great speaker if you can get him. He continues to write for the IIA’s magazine and blog. His latest is Mind of Jacka: Not Quite a Manifesto. Mike […]. Risk audit governance GRC IIA

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Blackstone sells Butlin’s back to former owner in £300mn deal

Financial Times M&A

Disposal of UK resort group comes as consumers face a squeeze on their holiday budgets

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Voyager Assets, Customer Accounts To Be Acquired By FTX In $1.4B Deal

Benzinga

FTX US, the cryptocurrency exchange led by Sam Bankman-Fried, has won the bid to acquire Voyager Digital (OTC: VYGVQ ), the latter said in a statement late Monday. What Happened: The deal includes FTX buying all cryptocurrency held by Voyager, valued at $1.3 billion at current market prices.

Data ethics: What it means and what it takes

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Every company must establish its own best practices for managing its data. Here are five pitfalls to avoid based on our conversations with experts and early adopters. Digital Insights Big data Digital

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Bumper City bonuses expected from takeover frenzy after pound hits record low

The Guardian M&A

UK firms now temptingly cheaper, with a ‘wave of bids’ from overseas buyers meaning payouts for bankers Bankers could rake in bumper bonuses from a “wave of bids” by overseas buyers for UK businesses made temptingly cheaper as a result of the plunge in the pound against the dollar.

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Germany to nationalise struggling utility Uniper in €29bn bailout

Financial Times M&A

Berlin to take control of what was once Europe’s biggest importer of Russian gas

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Why Voyager Token (VGX) Is Shooting Higher Today

Benzinga

Voyager Token (CRYPTO: VGX ), a token linked with digital assets trading firm Voyager Digital spiked 3.9% to $0.71 at 10:26 p.m. Voyager Token (VGX) Price Performance. Time-frame. Change (+/-). 24-hour. 24-hour against Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC ). 24-hour against Ethereum (CRYPTO: ETH ). 7-day. 30-day.

Fostering fintech in green finance: An interview with Sopnendu Mohanty

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

The Chief FinTech Officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) believes that setting up a foundational infrastructure for data is needed to achieve sustainable finance. Videos Asia-Pacific Leadership Managing in Uncertainty

How Boards Can Assess the Potential and Readiness of Future CEOs

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Justus O’Brien, Russell Reynolds Associates, on Monday, September 26, 2022 Editor's Note: Justus O’Brien co-leads the Board & CEO Advisory Partners Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates. This post is based on an RRA memorandum by Mr. O’Brien, Paul Ballman , Erin Zolna , and Aimee Williamson. CEO succession planning works best when it’s a continuous process that constantly replenishes your pipeline of future leaders. And that means you need to start it early.

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How CEOs Waste Time: 5 Things CEOs Do That Waste Time

Rhythm Systems Growth

CEOs spend their days working long hours, managing employees, and dealing with shareholders. They don’t have much time to focus on their personal lives or hobbies. Accountable Leaders & Teams New CEO

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SoftBank to meet Samsung to explore Arm ‘strategic alliance’

Financial Times M&A

Masayoshi Son will visit Seoul in October to explore tie-up for UK chip designer

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Elon Musk Twitter Case Deposition Delayed, FTX US Goes Shopping, Spotify's Analyst Sees Audiobooks Immaterial: Top Financial Media Stories Tuesday, Sept. 27

Benzinga

Bloomberg. As Elon Musk, Twitter CEO Postpone Depositions, Legal Fraternity Wary Of Tesla Chief's Tendency To Insult Opposing Attorneys. The much-awaited deposition of Elon Musk in the Twitter Inc (NASDAQ: TWTR ) lawsuit has been delayed, according to several reports, citing sources.

A sustainable society for all: An interview with Darian McBain

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

The Chief Sustainability Officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore believes that people and society must be at the heart of any solution in Asia’s transition to net-zero emissions. Videos Asia-Pacific Leadership Managing in Uncertainty

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Delaware’s Shifting Judicial Role in Business Governance

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Randall S. Thomas (Vanderbilt University - Law School) , Robert B. Thompson (Georgetown University Law Center), and Harwell Wells (Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law), on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Editor's Note: Randall S. Thomas is Professor of Law and John S. Beasley II Chair in Law and Business at Vanderbilt University School of Law, Robert B. Thompson is Peter P. Widenbruch, Jr. Professor of Business Law and Georgetown University Law Center, and Harwell Wells is I.

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What Is My Incentive?

Appraisers Blog

Why would I bother taking on the added risk of an inconvenient process? Where is my incentive again? As an appraiser, I have to ask (seriously) why should I care if the profession has a shortage of skilled appraisers? Logic dictates that If there is a shortage, then I will remain busy.

Two arrested on fraud charges linked to ‘$100mn deli’ in New Jersey

Financial Times M&A

Sandwich shop became symbol of stock market exuberance after being singled out by David Einhorn

EXCLUSIVE: AgriFORCE Amends Terms Of Delphy Deal; Cuts Purchase Price, Extends Closing date

Benzinga

AgriFORCE Growing Systems Ltd (NASDAQ: AGRI ), an intellectual property (IP)-focused AgTech company, agreed to amend the merger agreement with Delphy Groep BV, a Netherlands-based AgTech consultancy firm. What Happened?

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Securing Europe’s competitiveness: Addressing its technology gap

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Even amid war in Europe and the energy and cost of living crisis that has resulted, the region needs to pay attention to its slow-motion corporate and technology crisis. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Europe Strategy Digital

Battle for Our Souls: A Psychological Justification for Corporate and Individual Liability for Organizational Misconduct

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Jennifer Arlen (New York University School of Law), and Lewis A. Kornhauser (New York University School of Law), on Monday, September 26, 2022 Editor's Note: Jennifer Arlen and Lewis A. Kornhauser are both Professors of Law at New York University School of Law. This post is based on their recent paper , forthcoming in the The University of Illinois Law Review.

TikTok Seen Moving Toward US Security Deal, but Hurdles Remain

NYT M&A

A draft agreement with the Biden administration to keep the Chinese-owned video app operating in the United States is under review. That could mean more wrangling.

Pendragon receives £400mn takeover offer

Financial Times M&A

Shares in London-listed car dealership rise by a fifth after bid from largest shareholder

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