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Activism

Activist Investing Today: SMU's Goodwin on CEO Lobbying Group

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 13th, 2019
Shane Goodwin, the chief of the Applied Corporate Governance Institute, says Milton Friedman’s 1970 doctrine of shareholder primacy is misunderstood and that the Business Roundtable’s recent ‘stakeholders’ statement of purpose may have a hard time withstanding the next recession.
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Financing Xerox's Bid for HP

By Chris Nolter
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Published: November 9th, 2019
Can Xerox, with a market capitalization of $8.6 billion, really finance an acquisition of HP, with a $31.5 billion market cap?
Activism

ISS Sues SEC Over Investor Voting Guidance

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 1st, 2019
At the center of a new lawsuit is a provision in the SEC's August guidance to investors suggesting proxy advice is solicitation, which could put restraints on firms such as ISS and Glass Lewis.
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Moody's May Downgrade Bed, Bath Bonds

By Greg Morcroft
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Published: October 29th, 2019
The rating agency said Bed Bath's transformation is taking longer than expected because others stole a jump on the company when evolving in an increasingly fast-changing retail landscape.