Corporate Finance

HBR Defends 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

Media Mentions | August 31, 2016 | Forbes

Professor Michael Mauboussin’s co-authored article, “Reclaiming the Idea of Shareholder Value,” published in The Harvard Business Review discussing short-termism and maximizing shareholder value is critiqued.

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Whole Foods Hit with New York Deficiency

Media Mentions | August 15, 2016 | Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting Blog

Professor Robert Willens discusses the administrative law ruling on Whole Foods Markets tax issues.

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Late Stage Startups Trip SEC Rule 701 Long before IPO

Media Mentions | August 02, 2016 | Forbes

Professor Ed Zimmerman co-authors article advising startups to pay attention to the SEC’s Rule 701 enhanced disclosure requirements and provides guidance on how to decipher the rules as well as a compliance roadmap for startups subject to the disclosure obligations.

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In Didi Chuxing, Uber Finally Met Its Match

Media Mentions | August 01, 2016 | The Los Angeles Times

Professor Evan Rawley suggests with the sale of its Chinese brand and operations to local rival Didi Chuxing, Uber could use the revenue to solidify its position in the U.S.

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FINTECH: 6 MBA Start-Ups Disrupting Finance — from Blockchains to Artificial Intelligence

Media Mentions | July 28, 2016 | Business Because

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What Can Yahoo Do With Its Alibaba Stake?

Media Mentions | July 27, 2016 | Forbes

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Startup Founders: Avoid These Convertible Note Glitches

Media Mentions | July 12, 2016 | Forbes

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Activists Boost Innovation as Well as Share Prices: James Saft

Media Mentions | June 01, 2016 | Reuters

Research by Professor Wei Jiang shows that hedge fund activists not only engineer a short-term advance in firms’ stock prices, but carry long term improvements in innovation causing firms to become leaner and more efficient.

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Delaware Effort to Protect Shareholders May Hurt Them

Media Mentions | May 25, 2016 | The New York Times

Research by Professor Wei Jiang on the effects of proposed law changes to appraisal rights, a strategy used by shareholders of a company that is the target of a corporate takeover, is cited.

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Record Corporate Cash May Hide Debt Hazard

Media Mentions | May 20, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

Professor Dan Amiram comments on the rising corporate debt at non-financial companies and what that means for the state of the U.S. economy.

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