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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.
Podcasts

Activist Investing Today: Columbia's Coffee on Activists, M&A and Rules

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 13th, 2019
Columbia Law School Professor John Coffee spoke with The Deal for its Activist Investing Today podcast about Carl Icahn's Occidental Petroleum campaign, M&A, activism's impact on R&D budgets and potential new for influential proxy advisers.
Activism

Activist Investing Today: What's Next at Third Point-Targeted Sony

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 12th, 2019
Our own Chris Nolter spoke to Activist Investing Today about prospects for an acquisition of Sony's entertainment assets now that Third Point's Dan Loeb seems out to shake things up at the Japanese multinational.