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Contested Visions: The Value of Systems Theory for Corporate Law

Activist investors have used the rhetoric of shareholder value as a cudgel to browbeat boards into selling assets, repurchasing shares, and cutting payroll and research and development to achieve short-term share price increases....

General Counsel Caught Between Contract Speed and Risk Management

General counsel must find ways to both manage contract risk and increase contracting productivity on a limited budget. No legal department wants to be the bottleneck for contracts....

Minimizing Taxes: Keeping it all in the Family

Issues and developments for tax strategies that use trusts to allocate taxable income....

Value Creation, Risk Management and US Bank Holding Company Governance

An executive committee... may create an atmosphere of “elitism.” Yet, holding companies with such committees were priced with higher price/book valuations...

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