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DealBook: More American Jobs? Broadcom Deal Might Mean the Opposite

AdvertisementLast month, President Trump stood in the Oval Office under a portrait of Andrew Jackson and announced that Broadcom, a semiconductor company based in Singapore, would be moving its headquarters back to the United States.“I want to thank you very much for choosing us,” Mr. Trump said, boasting that Broadcom already had 7,500 workers...

The Shift: The ‘Alt-Right’ Created a Parallel Internet. It’s an Unholy Mess.

By KEVIN ROOSEIf you’ve lost sleep worrying about the growing power of the alt-right — that shadowy coalition that includes white nationalists, anti-feminists, far-right reactionaries and meme-sharing trolls — I may have found a cure for your anxiety.Just try using its websites.In recent months, as sites like YouTube, Twitter and Facebook have...

Trump Says New York Times Is ‘Wrong!’ on His Television Habits

AdvertisementWASHINGTON — President Trump pushed back against a recent New York Times article on Monday, saying in a Twitter post that he does not watch four to eight hours of television each day.Mr. Trump was reacting to an article on Saturday that provided an inside look at the president’s typical day, describing how he watches television at least...

Advertising: Reminding E-Commerce Customers Who Delivers

AdvertisementFor a recent commercial, FedEx tried something unusual. It was not set in a bustling office. It did not feature one of its distinctive delivery trucks, or even a single package.Instead, there was a smiling Drew Brees, quarterback of the New Orleans Saints, ringing a doorbell and waving an app in the face of an unsuspecting homeowner. The...

Europe’s Thirst for Cheap Labor Fuels a Boom in Disposable Workers

PARDUBICE, Czech Republic — As dusk settled over the rambling Czech countryside, a group of haggard workers emerged from a dank three-story cement dormitory and jammed into buses. The evening shift was about to begin at two nearby factories owned by Foxconn and Panasonic.Most of the workers had been recruited from Romania, Bulgaria and other Central...

Legal

The Lithium Market: Industry Perspectives On a New Mineral and Its Regulation in Argentina

The Lithium Market: Industry Perspectives On a New Mineral and Its Regulation in ArgentinaFlorencia Heredia,Allende & BreaIn this article, Florencia Heredia at Allende & Brea explores recent developments in the Argentinian lithium market and the significant issues that must be considered for future regulation of the sector. The lithium...

Mining 2018: Roundtable

Mining 2018: RoundtableWho’s Who Legal brings together Oscar Benavides at Rodrigo Elías & Medrano Abogados, Darrell Podowski at Cassels Brock & Blackwell and Casper Herler at Borenius Attorneys to discuss recent developments in the international mining space including the recovery of commodity prices, key client issues and the relationship...

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José Francisco Mafla and Camilo Castrill, Brigard & Urrutia AbogadosIn this article, José Francisco Mafla and Camilo Castrill at Brigard & Urrutia Abogados explore the development of trade throughout Latin America, and its effect on and importance for the region’s economic growth. ]]>Let's block ads! (Why?)Read More

Corporate “C” Plea Not Good Enough

A recent decision discusses a corporate “C” plea not being good enough for a federal judge. The case involves a pharmaceutical company trying to negotiate a specific sentence with prosecutors. The judge’s analysis follows below after a short background about a C plea. Types of Guilty Pleas Federal Criminal Rule 11(c)(1) governs...

The SEC Changes Course on its Defense of ALJs

For the past few years, the SEC has been battling challenges to the constitutionality of its administrative proceedings. Today, in a drastic shift in position, the SEC issued an order ratifying its prior appointment of its five sitting Administrative Law Judges (“ALJs”) to remedy what the SEC now seemingly concedes was an unconstitutional hiring...

Deals

Digital transformation and private equity to drive dealmaking

Earlier this year EY Global conducted a global executive survey on M&A and capital investment on behalf of EY. The key findings can now be viewed in a new global highlights report.  Insight from this biannual survey of nearly 3,000 executives – called the EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer – shows appetite for M&A in the next 12 months...

Global M&A Activity Predicted to Increase in Q1 2018

The Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor, a predictor of future mergers and acquisitions (M&A) announcements, with a proven track record for accuracy, forecasts that the number of worldwide announced M&A deals in Q1 2018 will increase by around 2 percent compared to Q1 2017. The dealmaking environment is being supported by a combination of a gradual...

Graphite backs £72m MBO of leadership consultancy YSC

Graphite Capital, a leading mid-market private equity specialist, has backed the £72 million management buy-out of YSC Consulting, the independent global provider of leadership strategy consultancy services. Headquartered in London, YSC Consulting operates from 17 offices in Europe, North America, South Africa and Asia-Pacific. It has built a...

Share prices of global acquirers continue to underperform World Index in the third quarter

New research reveals global trend for successful M&A deals becoming increasingly difficult to deliver as market reacts to new political winds The global M&A market continues to struggle to add value, underperforming the Index in 2017 for the second quarter this year, which is a trend not seen since 2012, according to Willis Towers Watson’s latest...

Equiteq advises GNC Group on their merger with Grant Thornton

Equiteq, a global consulting and IT services sector M&A specialist, is pleased to announce the merger of its client, GNC Group Consulting (“GNC Group”), with Grant Thornton Australia (“Grant Thornton”).  The transaction completed on September 1, 2017. GNC Group is a Melbourne-based retail and consumer product focused management consulting...

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Library Hangs Helpful Poster For Subjects People Might Be Embarrassed to Ask About

The “Tough Topics” poster has been lauded as an ingenious solution for people who might be too uncomfortable to seek accurate information on harsh subjects. The post Library Hangs Helpful Poster For Subjects People Might Be Embarrassed to Ask About appeared first on Good News Network. Read More

Company That Turns Tire Scraps into Shoes Employs Single Mothers Living in Poverty

Instead of allowing Argentinians to burn their tires, this company is recycling them into shoes and lifting single mothers out of poverty in the process. The post Company That Turns Tire Scraps into Shoes Employs Single Mothers Living in Poverty appeared first on Good News Network. Read More

9 Apps That Supercharge Your Spiritual Practice and Positive Thinking

Whenever I look for an article that lists things such as tools and resources, I usually skip the pre-amble and get right to the list. I’m going to assume you’re the same way – so let’s get to it. 1. The Secret to Money: An app to shift your mindset The post 9 Apps That Supercharge Your Spiritual Practice and Positive Thinking appeared first...

Watch Town Surprise Boy Who is Allergic to Sunlight by Turning ‘Nighttime into Daytime’

Peyton Madden is just your average 11-year-old who likes superheroes, playing with his friends, and biking around his neighborhood. The difference between him and his friends, however, is that Peyton is allergic to sunlight. The youngster from El Dorado, Kansas was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease called xeroderma pigmentosum The post Watch Town...

Aldi to Give Away All its Unsold Fresh Food to ‘Less Fortunate Individuals’ on Christmas Eve

In celebration of the holiday season, grocery store chain Aldi is being lauded for announcing a plan to donate all unsold fresh food to various nonprofits and charitable organizations on the afternoon before Christmas. The company first published news of their philanthropic endeavor on social media and called for their The post Aldi to Give Away All...