Thu.Aug 11, 2022

Statement by Commissioner Uyeda on Proposed Joint Amendments to Form PF

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Mark T. Uyeda, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 Editor's Note: Mark T. Uyeda is a Commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This post is based on his recent public statement. The views expressed in the post are those of Commissioner Uyeda, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Securities and Exchange Commission or the Staff. Thank you, Chair Gensler. Who benefits from investments in private funds and alternative investments?

Equity 151

ValueAct takes 7% stake in New York Times with call for new approach

Financial Times M&A

Activist investor says news publisher should promote higher-priced bundles to subscribers

87
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Proposed Amendments to the Shareholder Proposal Rules

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Marc S. Gerber, Richard J. Grossman, and Raquel Fox, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 Editor's Note: Marc S. Gerber , Richard J. Grossman , and Raquel Fox are partners at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. This post is based on a Skadden memorandum by Mr. Gerber, Mr. Grossman, Ms. Fox, Brian V. Breheny , Ryan J. Adams , and Andrew T. On July 13, 2022, the U.S.

London’s Groucho Club sold for £40mn

Financial Times M&A

Hospitality venture run by former Fortnum & Mason’s chief buys Soho venue

85

Statement by Chair Gensler on Proposed Joint Amendments to Form PF

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Gary Gensler, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday, August 11, 2022 Editor's Note: Gary Gensler is Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This post is based on his recent public statement. The views expressed in the post are those of Chair Gensler, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Securities and Exchange Commission or the Staff. Today [Aug.

Equity 147

Nigeria’s president drops support for ExxonMobil deal

Financial Times M&A

Sudden reversal comes just three days after president approves sale of the oil company’s Niger Delta business

83

Given the High Gas Prices, Minimum Wage is Not Even a Working Wage

LaPorte

The average commute in the United States is about 27 minutes. This is about one gallon of gas to and one gallon of gas from… The post Given the High Gas Prices, Minimum Wage is Not Even a Working Wage first appeared on LaPorte.

83

More Trending

Senate Approves Inflation Reduction Act With Changes to Tax Provisions

Machen McChesney

Twelve days after Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Charles Schumer (D-NY) announced that they had reached agreement on a healthcare, climate, and tax bill, the U.S.

75

How many years to forecast for startup fundraising?

Equidam

TLDR: For startups, 3 years is the most common. 5 years if you are in a later stage (Series B+) or if your business is more predictable, or if your startup potential can only be expressed in a longer time horizon.

Using Valuation To Modernize and Grow Your Firm’s Services

Biz Equity

Overcoming the cost of healthcare transformation through partnerships

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Players are adapting to the evolving healthcare landscape by using a range of partnership models—beyond M&A—to create value. Anticipating and avoiding five common mistakes can be key for success. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services Health care services United States

97

Justice for Texas Appraiser? You Bet. Price Tag: $99,000

Appraisers Blog

The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board is a hot mess, but one with a malicious and callous streak. That makes it dangerous to licensees. The Unclean Hands Doctrine is a legal defense.

IMG Acquires Majority Stake in Barrett-Jackson

Business Wire M&A

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IMG, an Endeavor company and global leader in events, media, sports and fashion, has acquired a majority stake in Barrett-Jackson, the premier collector car auction and live events company.

83

Elon Musk's Lawyers Seek Access To Names Of Twitter Employees Who Count Bot Accounts: Report

Benzinga

While speculation of Elon Musk’s renewed interest in Twitter, Inc. NYSE: TWTR ) is gaining ground, a report suggests that the Tesla, Inc. NASDAQ: TSLA ) CEO has sought additional information from the social media platform.

83

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Completes Acquisition of Redbox Entertainment Inc.

Business Wire M&A

COS COB, Conn. OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)--CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL ENTERTAINMENT COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF REDBOX ENTERTAINMENT INC

83

Consolidation of Book Publishers Is a Threat to a Diverse Literary Marketplace

NYT M&A

The proposed merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster accelerates industry trends toward the production of best-sellers at the expense of the incubation of new voices or ideas.

SinglePoint's Latest Acquisition May Give Commercial Properties Across Deregulated Markets New Options For Utilizing Solar Energy

Benzinga

Thanks to strong federal policy and technological innovations starting to make solar systems more affordable, the solar industry has enjoyed an average annual growth rate of 33% over the last 22 years.

Courts Hold That Discriminatory Health Coverage Provisions Violate Title VII and Section 1557

ThomsonReuters

Doe v. Catholic Relief Servs., 2022 WL 3083439 (D. 2022); Fain v. Crouch, 2022 WL 3051015 (S.D. 2022).

83

Stonepeak to Acquire Portfolio of Globe Telecom Towers in the Philippines

Business Wire M&A

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stonepeak, a leading alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets, today announced that certain of its associated investment vehicles have signed definitive agreements to acquire 2,180 telecom towers and related passive infrastructure from Globe Telecom, Inc.

83

IRS Extends SECURE Act and CARES Act Amendment Deadlines

ThomsonReuters

Notice 2022-33, 2022-34 I.R.B. __ (Aug. 22, 2022). Available at [link]. The IRS has extended the deadlines for adopting retirement plan amendments to reflect certain provisions of the SECURE Act and the CARES Act.

83

insightsoftware Expands Embedded Analytics Offering with Acquisition of Dundas

Business Wire M&A

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)--insightsoftware, a global provider of reporting, analytics, and performance management solutions, today announced it has acquired Dundas Data Visualization, Inc., a Toronto-based business intelligence (BI), analytics, and data visualization platform.

81

Addressing Air Ambulance Services, Court Again Vacates Portions of No Surprises Act’s IDR Regulations

ThomsonReuters

LifeNet, Inc. HHS, 2022 WL 2959715 (E.D. 2022). A federal trial court has again vacated key portions of the interim final regulations implementing the independent dispute resolution (IDR) provisions of the No Surprises Act—this time relating to air ambulance services.

82

Bankruptcy-Remote Structuring: Reallocating Risk Through Law

Reynolds Holding

Bankruptcy-remote structuring – structuring an entity to protect it from internal or external factors that might prevent it from paying its debts as they come due or make it the subject of a bankruptcy case – is crucial to a wide range of important business and financial deals.

How Should Health Plans Implement Access Control Under the HIPAA Security Rule?

ThomsonReuters

QUESTION: Our company sponsors a self-insured health plan, and employees who perform plan administration functions have access to electronic protected health information (PHI). How do we control access to PHI to comply with the HIPAA security rule?

82

How providers are meeting patients’ basic needs—and where they could do more

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Providers play an important role in addressing social determinants of health for patients and employees. While most understand this imperative, more coordination is likely needed to scale efforts and impact. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services Integrated care Health care services Outpatient care Public health United States

74

Longevity on the rise – Constant growth in the US and its arrival in Europe

Fox Corporate Finance

The significant growth of transaction volumes and the number of deals closed from 2017 to 2021 confirms the increasing importance of longevity in the US and Europe. For both markets, the number of deals almost. Read more.

HSBC feels the heat from its biggest shareholder

Financial Times M&A

Plus, Brookfield’s next generation of leaders takes shape

52

Longevity on the rise – Constant growth in the US and its arrival in Europe

Fox Corporate Finance

The significant growth of transaction volumes and the number of deals closed from 2017 to 2021 confirms the increasing importance of longevity in the US and Europe. For both markets, the number of deals almost. Read more.

Overlooked Areas You Should Know When Buying a Business

Hallmark Brokers

Buying a company requires knowledge of the industry, business savvy, and attention to detail. As you shop for the perfect company, you want to make sure you are not overlooking any important details. The stakes are high when you are buying a company because you are putting a lot of money on the line.

52

Filing a final tax return

Henry Horne

After a death, a final tax return will need to be filed. IRS Tax Tip 2022-96 outlines helpful reminders on how to file a tax return for the deceased. The IRS does not need special notification that the person has died, simply noting the death on the final tax return will do the trick.

52

Is employee engagement the key to employee retention?

Vested

A recent Twitter thread took the internet by storm when it proved that the popular complaint, "nobody wants to work anymore", actually dates back to the 1800s. Employee Retention Employee Engagement

52

Calhoun Speaking at the 2022 Forensic Accounting and Litigation Conference Sponsored by the Kentucky Society of CPAs

Auto Dealer Valuation Insights

Karolina Calhoun, CPA, ABV, CFF is presenting at the 2022 Forensic Accounting and Litigation Conference hosted by the Kentucky Society of CPAs on Thursday, August 18, 2022. Karolina will present a two-part presentation on Critical Issues in Divorce Litigation.

52

Tax Deductions for Manufacturing Equipment: How to Take Advantage

Concannon Miller

Does your manufacturing company need to acquire new equipment to meet demand? Fortunately, there's a tax break that can help: the Section 179 deduction. It allows you to deduct this year the cost of qualifying new or used property you purchase.

52

‘Making the world a better place never feels like work’: An interview with chief DEI officer Indhira Arrington

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Ares Management’s first global chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer is building the company’s DEI strategy from the ground up. Here’s how she’s doing it. Diversity and Inclusion Diversity

Diagnose faults faster and mitigate risks

Avanade

Learn more about how digital transformation can be used to help mitigate risks, forecast issues and diagnose faults faster, therefore helping to build a resilient business. responsible-business

71

Is there a ‘best’ owner of satellite internet?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

New satellite internet concepts are moving ahead. Are some types of companies better positioned to succeed in this growing market than others? Aerospace & Defense Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Aerospace Digital

How to Use Integrations to Enhance Your Tech Stack

Accounting Web

Growth How to Use Integrations to Enhance Your Tech Stack

70