In a move seen to be the first in a series of steps to curtail the power of proxy advisory firms, the SEC today reiterated its stance that providing advice on voting is “solicitation” under federal law and will be governed by stringent anti-fraud rules.
They call it the “deal tax”: When a public company announces a merger or acquisition, it is greeted with one, two or half a dozen lawsuits, sometimes drafted and filed within hours of the announcement.
Profitability analysis at the customer, product and market sector level is both essential to a sustainable future and the only true way to ensure your company is as profitable as it can be.
No one is suggesting the recent market volatility will lead to a repeat performance of ‘07/08, but it certainly looks like it will be a while before we find calmer waters. Here are lessons for leading during these uncertain times.
Here are five new “rules” to communicate better during M&A or other change that will help you retain talent and thus preserve the integrity of the deal. If you are planning transformation or change other than M&A, these same rules can be applied.
What makes one business tycoon a star and another a crook? It can boil down to a question of competence because misdeeds are most often the result of fear of failure.
The majority of the 255 CEOs we surveyed for our CEO Confidence Index said they are no longer planning on increasing capital expenditures or headcount over the coming year.
When Paul Mallen stepped into the CEO role at The Amalgamated Family of Companies in February 2018, he felt well prepared for the top...
Some of the most prominent companies of our era use them, from Facebook and Alphabet to Berkshire Hathaway. So did seven of the 10...
How does one plan for an uncertain economy? There are options to build elasticity and the ability to recoil with nominal impact in the event of a slowdown.