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    1. American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill

      American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill

      I know most bloggers today are consumed with the June avalanche of Supreme Court opinions and cert grants, but something interesting is afoot in the corporate law world (and more importantly the actual world). At the end of last week, Qatar Airways announced plans to purchase 10% of American Airlines . That move is definitely a little more interesting than Berkshire Hathaway reentering the airline sector and poses a lot of political concerns...

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    2. Report: Academia Shares Views on Role of Board Director

      Report: Academia Shares Views on Role of Board Director

      PRNewswire/ -- Overall, directors may have too many professional commitments to serve productively on multiple corporate boards as their workloads continue to expand. At the same time, those directors need to focus on being a key steward of company culture. Those are just two of the many insights gleaned from The Conference Board Governance Center's new report , which details the role and expectations of corporate directors from the perspective of academic researchers...

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    3. Elliott Management Has Hired a New Executive From Citi, and it Says a Lot About Where the $35 Billion Hedge Fund is Headed

      Elliott Management Has Hired a New Executive From Citi, and it Says a Lot About Where the $35 Billion Hedge Fund is Headed
      • Paul Singer's Elliott Management has hired Jean-Yves Magnan as deputy chief financial officer, according to people familiar with the matter.
      • Magnan, who was previously chief financial officer of Citi's cards division, started at the $35 billion hedge fund at the end of May.
      • Magnan's hiring shows how Elliott is trying to deepen its bench of C-suite executives as the fund gets larger and more complex...
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    4. You Don’t Need to Go It Alone. How to Build an Advisory Board

      You Don’t Need to Go It Alone. How to Build an Advisory Board

      BoardProspects is pleased to bring you this informative article on advisory boards written by BoardProspects Member, and well-known executive recruiter, Patricia Lenkov.  The information contained in Patricia's article is important for any of our Members seeking to create (or join) an advisory board:

      You may have the greatest idea in the world. Maybe it is a product or service or even a new technology. You decide to become an entrepreneur and begin to build a business. Perhaps this business is very successful, or even moderately so. Great news, you clearly know what to do and should continue as such ...
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    5. In Icahn-SandRidge Tiff, Bitter Words Hide Overlapping Goal

      In Icahn-SandRidge Tiff, Bitter Words Hide Overlapping Goal

      (Bloomberg) -- The oil industry’s ugliest battle is heading for a climax in Oklahoma City on Tuesday. But SandRidge Energy Inc. is probably bound for the auction block anyway. Whether SandRidge or activist investor Carl Icahn wins control of the board this week, the oil and natural gas explorer is expected to sell some or all of its drilling rights as it tries to reverse a long slide in its market value, according to David Beard, an analyst with New Orleans investment manager Coker & Palmer Inc. Icahn is seeking to replace the entire seven-member board at Oklahoma-based SandRidge, which has ...

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    6. Relaxing the Volcker Rule: A Real Mistake

      Relaxing the Volcker Rule: A Real Mistake

      The Volcker Rule states that U.S. banks will be barred in most cases from trading for their own profit under a federal rule is named after Paul Volcker, a former Fed chairman who was an adviser to President Barack Obama during the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Chick Harrity) More The most cross-cutting and critical single financial regulation since the Great Depression— the Volcker Rule —was created in the wake of the Great Recession. It’s now being second-guessed...

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    7. Elliott Push Lives on Despite Changed BHP Exposure

      Elliott Push Lives on Despite Changed BHP Exposure

      Paul Singer's Elliott Management has in recent months sold some BHP PLC shares and taken its exposure to the miner through other instruments instead. Bloomberg by Peter Ker Activist investor Elliott Management's exposure to the London half of BHP's dual-listed structure is believed to still be above 5 per cent, despite some recent share sales taking its direct shareholding below the crucial threshold...

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    8. Ackman's Back; Time To Back Ackman Via Pershing Square Holdings

      Ackman's Back; Time To Back Ackman Via Pershing Square Holdings

      When celebrity hedge fund manager Bill Ackman appeared on the cover of Forbes in May 2015 as "Baby Buffett" (above), in retrospect it marked his " Sports Illustrated Curse " moment. Over the past three years, Ackman's perfect billionaire life has seemingly imploded, marred by a huge ($1 billion) short bet gone awry...

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