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eSignatureGuarantee Facilitates Securities Transfer: For shareholders and investors, transferring securities just got a whole lot easier with the introduction of eSignatureGuarantee.com (link). In order to transfer securities – whether it’s stock, a 401K, an estate trust, whatever it may be – the transfer agent industry requires what is called a me...
Moneyball Corporate Governance: Moneyball Corporate Governance: making the best use of what limited capital is available – just like what the Oakland A’s had to do with their limited payroll. David R. Koenig, Founding Principal, The Governance Fund, Author of Governance Reimagined: Organizational Design, Risk, and Value Creati...
Apple (AAPL) Proxy Access: Proxy Score 66: Apple Inc. (NASD:AAPL) designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players to consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, and education, enterprise, and government customers worldwide. AAPL is one of the stocks in my po...
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Local No. 8 IBEW Ret. Plan & Tr. v. Vertex Pharm., Inc.: Plaintiff Unable to Prove Scienter: In Local No. 8 IBEW Ret. Plan & Tr. v. Vertex Pharm., Inc., 838 F.3d 76 (1st Cir. 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the dismissal of Local No. 8 IBEW Retirement Plan & Trust’s (“Plaintiff”) claims against Vertex and six of its current and past employ...
Binning v. Gursahaney: Demand Futility Analysis Fails to Persuade Court: In Binning v. Gursahaney, No. 10586-VCMR, 2016 BL 145556 (Del. Ch. May 6, 2016), the Delaware Chancery Court granted ADT’s CEO Naren Gursahaney, other board members, and investment management firm Corvex Management LP’s (collectively the “Defendants”) motions to dismiss ADT stockholder, Jeran Bin...
It’s Official: Trump Signs Resolution Repealing the Resource Extractive Industries Rule Pursuant to the Congressional Review Act: Now What?: President Trump recently signed Joint House Resolution 41, sponsored by Congressman Bill Huizenga, R-MI. This bill eliminates the resource extractive industries rule (discussed here and here). According to Rep. Huizenga, the “bill eliminates a burdensome regulation put in place by the Securities ...
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PG&E’s Filing Of Misery: It might be tough to find any company that offered a gloomier set of disclosures than the list of fires, explosions, and legal problems found in PG&E’s latest annual report. None of this seems to be bothering investors. The stock closed on Wednesday at $64.76, which appears to be an all-time ...
On Intuitive Surgical’s trifecta of events: The massive geopolitical shifts recently have us watching filings closely to see how companies are reacting to the new Trump administration. While the meaning of this new reality is still coming into focus, there may be no better example of how companies face a growing list of question marks than...
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Episode 654: When The Boats Arrive: In the span of a few months in 1980, more than 100,000 Cuban immigrants arrived in Miami. So what happened to Florida's economy with all these new people coming in? And what can we learn from it?(Image credit: Santi Palacios/AP)
Episode 755: The Phone At The End Of The World: A charismatic populist president wanted to boost manufacturing and create jobs. She told companies, 'if you want to sell your stuff here, you have to build it here.' This is what happened.(Image credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Milo Yiannopoulos Isn't Going Away: Milo Yiannopoulos, the revolting bête noire of the Alt-Right, a person who is such a reactionary American that he's British, seems to have made a critical mistake. Surely, conventional wisdom holds, even Republicans will balk at being asked to equate liberty with child molestation?As onetime cons...
Trump's Repeal of Bipartisan Anti-Corruption Measure Proves He's a Fake: On October 13th of last year, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Donald Trump gave a desperate speech at a desperate moment. A week after the surfacing of the infamous "grab them by the pussy" video, Trump presented himself as theThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Trump's Repeal ...
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SEC committee passes resolution on tagging: The SEC's Investor Advisory Committee passed a set of resolutions encouraging tagging of corporate filings. 
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Watching oil price after the OPEC meeting: by chum on June 2, 2016 . Update or Close Your Trade Bought 3X Oil bull ETF GUSH on 5/17/16. Trade Details: The Ticker: GUSH The Trade: Buy at $75.99 Trade Opened: Jun 2, 2016 Chart courtesy Finviz. Click to open in larger window.Additional Image Provided by chum: Similar Tra...
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Investor group takes SASB to task for its "misdefinition" of materiality: The Investor Environmental Health Network sent a letter to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board on Wednesday to provide feedback on the SASB Conceptual Framework as well as comments submitted by SASB to the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier in the week.The IEHN letter notes th...
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Proxy Access: A New Version for 2013: Update: This is a revised version of an earlier post this month. I’ve deleted that post because I don’t want anyone to mistakenly use the prior draft language. I’m hoping this language is a little tighter but always welcome reader suggestions. Last month I hoped ISS would reconsider their analysi...
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The June 2015 passing company lists and performance data is now available on-line.: YTD Return of Top Performers: Foolish Small Cap 8: 43.0 -- Foolish Small Cap 8 Revised: 34.9%
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Does Regulation Drive High Closing Costs?: The transaction costs of moving from one city to another have long inhibited the efficiency of labor markets. In times of high unemployment, these costs can slow recovery. To what extent are they attributable to government fees and regulation? Investment News reports that origination and title co...
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