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Cybersecurity for Investors: Why Digital Defenses Require Good Governance

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Diana Lee, AllianceBernstein, on Thursday, December 1, 2022 Editor's Note: Diana Lee is Director of Corporate Governance and an ESG Analyst for Responsible Investment team at AllianceBernstein. This post is based on her AllianceBernstein memorandum.

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Debevoise & Plimpton Discusses the Myth of Artificial Intelligence Errors

Reynolds Holding

AMachines are increasingly making important decisions that have traditionally been made by humans, such as who should get a job interview or who should receive a loan.

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Thoughts for Boards: Key Issues in Corporate Governance for 2023

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Martin Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, on Thursday, December 1, 2022 Editor's Note: Martin Lipton is a founding Partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and matters affecting corporate policy and strategy. This post is based on a Wachtell Lipton memorandum by Mr. Lipton, Steven A. Rosenblum , Karessa L. Cain , and Hannah Clark.

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Shareholder Primacy and Basketball

Reynolds Holding

I recently participated in a festschrift for retired justice (and noted stakeholderist) Leo E. Strine, Jr., hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Business.

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Rethinking Growth: The Fight to Become and Stay Profitable

Speaker: Aleksey Krylov, CFA - Chief Financial Officer at CytoImmune Therapeutics

Join Aleksey Krylov, corporate finance expert and CFO at CytoImmune Therapeutics, for an insightful overview of working capital management and managing profitability.

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ESG Ratings: Considerations in Advance of Proxy Season

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Michael Mencher, and Vince Flynn, Cooley LLP, on Thursday, December 1, 2022 Editor's Note: Michael Mencher is Special Counsel and Vince Flynn is an Associate at Cooley LLP. This post is based on their Cooley memorandum. As companies prepare for the 2023 proxy season, their ESG performance, as evaluated and rated by various third-party ratings providers, is a key focus.

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Bahrain’s Investcorp buys US private credit manager for $200mn

Financial Times M&A

Middle Eastern investors flush with cash push into sector in search for yield

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Estee Lauder Buys Tom Ford

Global Finance

While the acquisition was driven by the prestige of Tom Ford’s beauty segment, which includes signature scents, skin care and cosmetics, the deal also brings eyewear and apparel to Estee Lauder

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India’s cut-throat aviation sector prepares for consolidation

Financial Times M&A

Merger of former national carrier Air India with Vistara will shake up fast-growing industry

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Guild Mortgage Acquires Inlanta Mortgage, Wisconsin-Based Lender Operating in 27 States

Business Wire M&A

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #GuildMortgage--Guild Mortgage Acquires Inlanta Mortgage, Wisconsin-Based Lender Operating in 27 States

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Five lessons from AI on closing quantum’s talent gap—before it’s too late

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

To ensure organizations have access to the quantum computing talent they need when they need it, leaders will have to upskill workers and create pathways for new talent, just as they did for AI. Digital Insights Disruptive Technology Artificial Intelligence Digital strategy and organization Talent

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Plan Sponsor Alert: Roth 401(k) Remains Underutilized Despite Potential Benefits

Machen McChesney

While plan sponsors have been able to amend their 401(k) plans to include a post-tax deferral contribution called Roth for more than a decade, only 86 percent of plan sponsors have made it available to participants, according to the Plan Sponsor Council of America.

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Intuit to Acquire Financial Health Startup SeedFi

Business Wire M&A

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Will an SPD Posted on Our Company’s Intranet Satisfy ERISA’s Requirement That SPDs Be Delivered to Participants?

ThomsonReuters

QUESTION: We would like to post the SPD for our company’s health and welfare plan on the company intranet instead of delivering paper copies to participants. Would this delivery method satisfy ERISA? ANSWER: Yes, if certain requirements are met.

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Enhabit Home Health & Hospice Acquires Southwest Florida Home Care, Inc.’s Fort Myers, Fla. Location

Business Wire M&A

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enhabit, Inc. NYSE: EHAB), a leading home health and hospice provider, today announced the acquisition of Southwest Florida Home Care, Inc.’s s home health agency located in Fort Myers, Fla. “We

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Kanye West, Parler Scrap Buyout Deal After Rapper's String Of Controversies — Conservative Platform To Look Elsewhere For Growth

Benzinga

Parler , the conservative alternative to Elon Musk’ s Twitter , said Thursday that it has mutually agreed with Kanye West , now known as Ye, to terminate its sale to the rap star.

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Higher Ground Education Announces the Acquisition of NeighborSchools

Business Wire M&A

LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)--Higher Ground Education, Inc.,

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Kanye West’s Deal to Buy Parler Unravels

NYT M&A

The parent company of Parler, a social media service popular with right-wing audiences, said it had “mutually agreed with Ye” to end the deal.

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Carenet Health Acquires Stericycle Communication Solutions, Creating Industry’s Most Comprehensive Healthcare Consumer Engagement Company

Business Wire M&A

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carenet Health, a leading provider of 24/7 and on-demand patient engagement solutions, today announced it has acquired Stericycle Communication Solutions, an industry leader in patient engagement technology and solutions and a service of Stericycle, Inc.

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Procurement in Africa: Exercising a muscle for challenging times

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Amid rising costs and increasing demand for raw materials, African companies may need to pull every available lever to maximize procurement efficiency. Insights on Operations Africa Operations

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Rocket Pharmaceuticals Completes Acquisition of Renovacor

Business Wire M&A

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)--Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Accounts receivable reminder email template

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VICI Properties Inc. to Acquire Remaining 49.9% Interest in MGM Grand Las Vegas and Mandalay Bay Joint Venture From Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.

Business Wire M&A

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. BREIT”) and VICI Properties Inc. NYSE: VICI) (“VICI Properties” or “VICI”) announced jointly today that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which VICI, currently owner of a 50.1%

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Appraiser Newsroom - Untitled Article

Appraiser Newsroom

Tweet. This past month I have been attending industry events and actively working with our staff on new member resources and association development initiatives preparing for the new calendar year. ASA takes Miami –.

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Inszone Insurance Services Completes Acquisition of Kirsch Insurance Group

Business Wire M&A

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS BUSINESS WIRE)-- #agencyacquisition--Inszone Insurance Services, a rapidly growing, national provider of benefits, personal and commercial lines insurance, announced today the acquisition of Kirsch Insurance Group. Marlin Kirsch founded Kirsch Insurance Group in 2004.

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Digital Assets’ Potential Benefits and Risks

Trout CPA

Digital assets such as cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are growing and disrupting the way consumers and businesses pay, bank, and invest. A recent survey by Capitalize found that 60 percent of respondents would like a cryptocurrency investment option in their 401(k) plans.

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U.S. Bancorp Completes Acquisition of Union Bank

Business Wire M&A

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Bancorp Completes Acquisition of Union Bank

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What Is The Denominator Effect?

Benchmark Report

When it comes to selling your business, and you are considering waiting or pausing, there are several factors to consider, such as market conditions and interest rates. But there is also something called the denominator effect.

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Roth 401(K) Remains Underutilized Despite Potential Benefits

Trout CPA

While plan sponsors have been able to amend their 401(k) plans to include a post-tax deferral contribution called Roth for more than a decade, only 86 percent of plan sponsors have made it available to participants, according to the Plan Sponsor Council of America.

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What’s a typical option pool size for employees?

Vested

Wouldn’t it be awesome if your office had a pool for employees? You might be surprised to find out that it does! Although it’s not exactly the kind you can dive into). Options

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How to transform your shipping company

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

After a few boom years, the global shipping industry faces a potential downcycle—but increased digitization can help companies prepare for volatility. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure

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DC, Calif., Ill. AGs Try Again To Block Albertsons' $4B Payout

Law 360 M&A

The District of Columbia, California and Illinois again asked a D.C. federal judge to block Albertsons' planned $4 billion shareholder payout, arguing Thursday that while their temporary restraining order was rejected, they're entitled to a preliminary injunction because further investigation shows the dividend will harm Albertsons

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Creating an inclusive environment in insurance

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

As one of the most diverse sectors for entry-level workers, the insurance industry has a unique opportunity to help marginalized people advance. It starts with creating an inclusive environment. Insurance Diversity Women & Leadership

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DirecTV Streamers Join Tying Fight With Disney Over ESPN

Law 360 M&A

Walt Disney Corp. has been hit with a proposed antitrust class action in California federal court accusing the company of a scheme to hike streaming live pay television prices through a series of agreements with competitors that required them to carry its ESPN channel on their platforms

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Charting the global energy landscape to 2050: Emissions

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

At the end of COP27, concerns are growing that a 1.5º Pathway is getting out of sight. Our latest Global Energy Perspective offers important insight on how temperature increases vary across scenarios. Oil & Gas Insights Oil & Natural Gas

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LRN Corporation schließt die Übernahme von Compliance Learning von Thomson Reuters ab und wird so zum weltweit größten Anbieter von Lernlösungen für Ethik und Compliance

Business Wire M&A

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LRN Corporation („LRN“), der Marktführer für Ethik- und Compliance-Lösungen, die Unternehmen dabei unterstützen, ihre Leistungen prinzipientreu zu erbringen, gab heute die Übernahme des Geschäftsbereichs Compliance Learning („Compliance Learning“) von Thomson Reuters bekannt. Damit baut LRN seine globale Reichweite, sein Lösungsangebot und seinen internationalen Kundenstamm weiter aus. LRN stellt Unternehmen eine leistungsstarke Plattform für die Verwaltung von Ethik

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Unions Call Tegna Deal 'Template' For Hedge Funds

Law 360 M&A

Unions opposing broadcast company Tegna's $8.6 billion go-private deal with hedge fund Standard General have told a member of the Federal Communications Commission the deal would provide a "template" for hedge funds to buy up, hollow out and then exit their investments in local journalism.

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