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Cultural Risks: SVDX & Rock Center: Cultural Risks: As Advertised Cultural risks were the topic of a recent Rock Center / SVDX event. The spotlight often shines on cultural risks only after an organizational crisis or incident. But forward-looking leaders are shifting to a proactive approach to cultural risk management. Macro busin...
Lobbying Disclosure Sought @ 50 Companies: Lobbying disclosure remains a top shareholder concern for the 2018 season, as evidenced by proposals filed at 50 companies by 74 institutional and individual investors. A coalition is asking for lobbying reports that include federal and state lobbying payments, payments to trade associations used...
Starbucks Corp Proxy Voting Recommendation: Starbucks Corp (SBUX), operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. Most shareholders do not vote because reading through 70 pages of the proxy is not worth the time for the small difference your vote will make. Below, I tell you how I am voting and why. If you hav...
Fries v. Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.: Court Grants Motion to Dismiss with Leave to Amend for Non-Actionable 10b–5 Claims.: In Fries v. Northern Oil and Gas, Inc., No. 16-cv-06543-ER, 2018 BL 9786 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 10, 2018), the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted a motion to dismiss the Consolidated Amended Complaint (“CAC”) of Matthew Atkinson (“Plaintiff”) against Northern Oil a...
No-Action Letter for The Cato Corp. Permitted Exclusion of Shareholder Proposal Explicitly Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: In The Cato Corp., 2017 BL 63285 (Feb. 28, 2017), The Cato Corporation (“Cato”) asked the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to permit the omission of a proposal submitted by Walden Asset Management (“Shareholder”) requesting the board amend its written equal employment oppor...
SEC v. Chang - Complaint: On September 20, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed a complaint (“Complaint”) against Peter C. Chang (“Chang”), alleging Chang violated Sections 10(b), 14(e), and 16(a) of the Exchange Act and Rules 10b-5, 14e-3, and 16a-3 thereunder. The SEC asserted Chang knowingly engag...
A Brief History of Tariffs : The debate over tariffs is nothing new. In fact, it's as old as the country itself. A look at how the debate began.(Image credit: NPR)
The Reinvention Of The IPO: Having disrupted the music business, Spotify is trying the same trick with the stock market.(Image credit: NPR)
Episode 454: The Lollipop War: What do sugar farmers have against candy? A lot, according to candy manufacturers.(Image credit: Spangler Candy/via Flickr)
Latest Student Loan Debacle Is Ultimate Example of Trump's Campaign Con: Last October, just about a week after the release of the infamous Access Hollywood "pussy" tape, Donald Trump gave a
Trump's Consumer Victory Officially Makes a Joke of Financial Reform: Earlier this year, when researching a story on Donald Trump's executive appointments, I talked to current and former Hill staffers about Mick Mulvaney. The humorless debt truther from South Carolina was the man His Orangeness wanted to put in charge of the Office of Management and
Live tweeting the Friday Night Dump: Careful readers — those that like to read footnotes — may have noticed that it’s been a few months since we’ve posted anything. There’s a good reason for that. Largely, it’s because I have been dealing with a complicated family health situation that makes it hard for me to focus on much else. But...
SEC committee passes resolution on tagging: The SEC's Investor Advisory Committee passed a set of resolutions encouraging tagging of corporate filings. 
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...
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...
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...
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%
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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