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Short-Termism & Quarterly Earnings

In a potentially significant step for public companies and the U.S. economy, the SEC today launched a formal comment process aimed at optimizing the periodic reporting system for U.S. companies.  The SEC’s review is wide-ranging, reaching whether reforms could and should be … Continue reading

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Managing Like An Activist Destroys Long Term Value

Attached and below is a recent memo from Wachtell Lipton: September 18, 2015 A New Paradigm for Corporate Governance           Recently, there have been three important studies by prominent economists and law professors, each of which points out serious flaws in … Continue reading

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Attacks by Activist Hedge Funds Threaten Shareholders and Economy

Martin Lipton Sabastian V. Niles Sara J. Lewis December 22, 2014, January 23, 2015 UPDATED Recognition of the Threat to Shareholders and the Economy from Attacks by Activist Hedge Funds Again in 2014, as in the two previous years, there … Continue reading

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Activism and Short-Termism; the Real World of Business

This article was written by Martin Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz October 25, 2013 Empiricism and Experience; Activism and Short-Termism; the Real World of Business  Harvard Law School Professor Lucian Bebchuk believes that shareholders should be able to control … Continue reading

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