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Trends in E&S Proposals in the 2022 Proxy Season

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Daniel Litowitz, and Lara Aryani, Shearman & Sterling LLP, on Monday, November 28, 2022 Editor's Note: Daniel Litowitz and Lara Aryani are Partners at Shearman & Sterling LLP. This post is based on a Shearman & Sterling piece by Mr. Litowitz, Ms. Aryani, George Casey , William Kim and Lucas Wherry and is part of the 20th Annual Corporate Governance Survey publication of Shearman & Sterling LLP.

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An Adventure in Acquisition Entrepreneurship

Viking Mergers

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Ken Massey, owner of Autumnwood Designs , to discuss his experience as a business owner. In 2021, Ken ventured into the world of “acquisition entrepreneurship” – and joined the ranks of a growing number of success stories. There is a great deal of insight to glean from Ken’s journey, which he generously shared with us.

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The corporate director’s guide to overseeing deals

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Maria Castañón Moats, Paul DeNicola, Colin Wittmer, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, on Monday, November 28, 2022 Editor's Note: Maria Castañón Moats is Leader, Paul DeNicola is Principal, and Colin Wittmer is Deals Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. This post is based on their PwC memorandum. Introduction. The deal volume in 2021 reached levels not seen in recent years, a trend that continued into the first part of 2022.

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How will the space economy change the world?

Mckinsey and Company

Space is no longer the sole domain of governments and aerospace and defense companies. Businesses that pursue emerging opportunities now may gain a first-mover advantage.

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How to Leverage Intent Data for Better Outcomes

Speaker: Susan Spencer, Principal of Spencer Communications

Intent signal data can go a long way toward shortening sales cycles and closing more deals. The challenge is deciding which is the best type of intent data to help your company meet its sales and marketing goals. In this webinar, Susan Spencer, fractional CMO and principal of Spencer Communications, will unpack the differences between contact-level and company-level intent signals.

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The Unicorn Puzzle

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Rüdiger Fahlenbrach (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), on Monday, November 28, 2022 Editor's Note: Rüdiger Fahlenbrach is Swiss Finance Institute professor at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) College of Management. This post is based on a recent paper by Professor Fahlenbrach, Professor René M. Stulz , Daria Davydova , and Leandro Sanz.

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The link between climate and national security

Mckinsey and Company

Former Netherlands chief of defense Tom Middendorp, the “climate general,” discusses efforts to decarbonize defense forces and the security risks that could be heightened by climate change.

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How Firms Are Getting The Most Out Of Their Pro Bono Work

Law 360 M&A

From BigLaw to boutiques, each law firm has its own way of integrating pro bono. Some make their pro bono commitment public. Others choose to fly under the radar, forgoing the public relations value pro bono can bring. But overall, the goal is the same: making an impact while developing a strong firm culture.

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Camping World Expands Footprint In The Golden State Via This Acquisition

Benzinga

Camping World Holdings Inc (NYSE: CWH ) has inked an agreement to acquire RV Solutions Inc, a family-owned RV dealership group in San Diego, California. The financial terms were not disclosed. The deal includes two RV Dealership locations, RV Solutions and Airstream of San Diego. Full story available on Benzinga.com.

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Law Schools Are Right To Steer Clear Of US News Rankings

Law 360 M&A

By opting out of participating in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings, law schools abandon a profoundly flawed system and free up their resources to adapt to the tsunami of changes overtaking the profession, says Nicholas Allard at Jacksonville University College of Law.

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How to Manage a Hybrid Team

Rhythm Systems

I get asked this question lately "How hard should I push employees to return to the office?" "Is this work-from-home thing going to last? Do I need to get used to it?".

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Statement of Cash Flows vs. Cash Flow Statement

Speaker: Wayne Spivak - President and Chief Financial Officer of SBA * Consulting LTD, Industry Writer, and Public Speaker

The old adages that "cash is king" and "you can’t spend profits" still hold true today. But however well-known these sayings might be, it requires a change in mindset to properly implement a cash flow management system that predicts your business's runaway as accurately as possible. Key to this new mindset is understanding the difference between the Statement of Cash Flows, a historical look at the source and uses of cash, and the Cash Flow Statement, which uses transaction history and forward-l

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Fla. Fund Manager Sued Over Tout Inc. Collapse

Law 360 M&A

An Arizona woman has accused a Florida-based fund manager in a federal lawsuit of taking over Tout Inc. and selling its highly prized artificial intelligence technology at a steep discount to an entity bearing his name, cutting shareholders out of profits and effectively gutting the business.

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New York Metro Area Workforce: Challenges and opportunities for growth

Mckinsey and Company

Historically a talent magnet, the New York City region faces a shrinking workforce and a growing mismatch between jobs and skillsets. But interventions could help rebuild its labor force and boost inclusiveness.

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4 Firms Build Deal For Yahoo To Buy Minority Stake In Taboola

Law 360 M&A

Paul Weiss-led Yahoo Inc. announced Monday that it will acquire a minority stake in advertising company Taboola through a 30-year exclusive commercial agreement that is expected to generate $1 billion in annual revenue and was put together with help from four law firms.

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New US government guidance on cyber risk

Norman Marks

I was surprised and pleased, surprised and flattered, and then disappointed by a new publication by NIST (the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology). NIST published NISTIR 8286D, Using Business Impact Analysis to Inform Risk Prioritization and Response this month. I have been saying that in order to understand how a […].

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Mastering Intent Data: Understanding its Importance & Best Practices

Speaker: Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union

In this webinar, Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union and business strategist, will take you through the ABCs of intent data. You'll learn how to effectively use it to drive business results, with practical tips on how to leverage both company and contact intent data to maximize your marketing efforts. Whether you're a seasoned marketer or just getting started, this webinar is a must-attend for anyone looking to stay ahead in the ever-evolving world of digital marketing.

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Finding the perfect recipe for a successful cloud modernization

Avanade

It's important to remember that cloud is about the journey of modernization, not just the destination. What will your cloud journey look like?

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Projecting the global value of cloud: $3 trillion is up for grabs for companies that go beyond adoption

Mckinsey and Company

New research reveals where value in the cloud lies—and details scenarios that highlight that cloud adoption alone isn’t enough.

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Yahoo Takes Minority Stake in Ad Network Taboola

NYT M&A

Yahoo’s chief executive sees the deal as a long-term bet on digital advertising. The companies estimate that their ad partnership will generate $1 billion annually.

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DOJ Publishing Win May Mean More Labor, Salary Challenges

Law 360 M&A

The termination of Penguin's planned $2.2 billion acquisition of Simon & Schuster may embolden a victorious U.S. Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to challenge more transactions based on the impact on labor and salaries rather than the impact on consumer prices, say attorneys at McDermott.

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Tailoring innovative financial solutions for the transition to net zero

Mckinsey and Company

Financial institutions in Asia need to work closely with government and regulators to establish policies, standards, and incentives to achieve net-zero goals.

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Meta Can't Avoid Privilege Re-Review Sought By FTC

Law 360 M&A

Meta must re-review 2,500 documents over which it's claimed privilege after a D.C. federal judge during a hearing Monday balked at the Facebook parent's arguments that the Federal Trade Commission is asking for too much company information in its monopolization case.

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Power up: How Southeast Asia’s largest bank is becoming AI-fueled

Mckinsey and Company

DBS’s chief analytics officer explains how MLOps and other efforts are enabling the organization to crack the code on scaling AI.

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Auto Brands and the 2022 World Cup

Auto Dealer Valuation Insights

After failing to qualify in 2018, the United States Men’s National Soccer Team went over 3,000 days between World Cup matches. After returning to the World Cup stage this year, the U.S. team notched draws against Wales and England, meaning that the U.S. will advance to the knockout stages if they win against Iran. In the spirit of the Cup, we compare the FIFA rankings of the world’s largest.

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Nestle To Buy Back $21B In Shares By 2024

Law 360 M&A

Food and drinks giant Nestle said on Tuesday that it plans to repurchase shares totaling 20 billion Swiss francs ($21 billion) by 2024 after predicting higher sales for this year.

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Qatari owners of Paris Saint-Germain target valuation over €4bn

Financial Times M&A

Figure discussed in talks with potential investors over stake sale would set new benchmark for a football club

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2022 Redpath and Company BottomLine Year-End Newsletter

Redpath

November 28, 2022 - The Redpath and Company BottomLine Year-End Newsletter is here ! Inside the 2022/2023 edition, you will find tax updates and reporting requirements to assist you with your end-of-year tax-planning and reporting needs.

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Will the IPO of ABB’s E-Mobility division give the share price a new boost?

Valutico

ABB Ltd. Weekly Valuation – Valutico | 28 November 2022. Link to valuation. About ABB. ABB is a Swiss-based technology company, active in the fields of electrification, robotics, automation and motion with software. The company has now been in existence for more than 130 years and operates in over 100 countries. ABB was recently in the media spotlight for announcing a CHF 200 million private placement of their E-Mobility unit. .

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Internal Audit Must Step Up the Use of Data Analytics to Drive Risk-Informed Decisions

Audit Board

In a world full of systemic risks, data-enabled risk awareness is vital to support organisations in identifying how effectively these threats are being mitigated. . Currently, organisations face some of their strongest headwinds in years. The upheaval caused by the pandemic has been followed by inflation rates not seen for decades. Financial markets have been in disarray.

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Shippers' Shareholders Back Taylor Maritime's $506M Bid

Law 360 M&A

Shareholders in Singapore's Grindrod Shipping have backed a $506 million takeover bid by Taylor Maritime Investments Ltd., the finance company listed on the London Stock Exchange said on Tuesday, a move that makes the offer unconditional.

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Double Down or Cash Out: The Reinvestment or Distribution Decision

Auto Dealer Valuation Insights

I recently got back from the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services conference in Las Vegas. While I came back richer in experience and CPE credit, the green felt of the blackjack table was less kind to my wallet. I had the opportunity to present at the conference on implied market multiples. To save you 75 minutes, multiples in public or private markets represent composite expectations regarding.

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Centerbridge, GIC Offer $662.5M For Industrial REIT Takeover

Law 360 M&A

Industrial real estate company INDUS Realty Trust Inc. said Monday it is evaluating an offer from its second largest shareholder, Centerbridge Partners LP, and GIC Real Estate, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, to purchase the company in a bid valuing it at $662.5 million.

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Exit Strategies Group Advises on Successful Sale of Automation Inc.

Exit Strategy

Exit Strategies Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that it recently served as exclusive M&A advisor to the owners of industrial automation solution provider Automation Inc. on their successful sale to Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT). Deal terms were not disclosed. Founded in Minneapolis in 1981, Automation, Inc. distributes motion controls, robotics, machine vision, process […].

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Hyzon Motors SPAC Board Sued Over 'Outlandish' Deal Hype

Law 360 M&A

Investors of a special purpose acquisition company that merged with zero-emission hydrogen-fuel automaker Hyzon Motors Inc. have filed suit in Delaware Chancery Court, claiming the SPAC's sponsors, founders and directors made misrepresentations about Hyzon to gain shareholder approval of the deal.

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Financial Compensation Guide After an Accident: All You Need to Know

Financial Analyst Insider

If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you may be entitled to financial compensation. This can help cover the. The post Financial Compensation Guide After an Accident: All You Need to Know appeared first on Financial Analyst Insider.

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Rules for early retirement withdrawal

Henry Horne

When the unexpected occurs, you might think withdrawing funds from your retirement savings is an easy solution. However, early retirement withdrawal can cause unexpected penalties and additional taxes if you are less than 59 ½ years of age. Don’t miss: Gift tax annual exclusion increases for 2023 Before making an early retirement withdrawal, you should … Keep Reading.

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