Jeffrey Kaplan, former global head of M&A at Bank of America Merrill Lynch who will soon be COO of Appaloosa Management LP, predicts a strong year for M&A in 2011. But, he says, uncertainty in the Middle East and elsewhere could cloud the outlook, if CEOs and boards react by pulling in their horns. - Vipal Monga Share:
Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Commissioner Bart Chilton brings his saucy eloquence to DLA Piper as a senior adviser in Washington. For other updates launch today's Movers & shakers slideshow.
The activist investor and the famed auction house are headed for a courtroom showdown. Loeb wants three board seats and the ability to fire Sotheby's CEO William Ruprecht. The company responded with a $300 million dividend for shareholders and a poison pill aimed squarely at Loeb. More video