Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Harvard MBA Oath

Harvard MBA students created an Oath and induced more than 4,000 people in 300 business schools to sign it.  It was a crock:  Each signers promises ” to act with utmost integrity…[and] will safeguard the interests of my shareholders, co-workers, customers … Continue reading

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Fraudulent Transfer Allegations in LBOs

One could be excused from thinking a few years ago that fraudulent transfer attacks on LBOs had all but gone the way of the dinosaur.  The use of “solvency opinions” by reputable analysts to support the deal price and the strong incentive of the LBO buyer … Continue reading

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Poison Pills on the Decline?

A corporate governance database, FactSetSharkRepellent, has reported that less than 20 percent of the companies in the S&P 500 have poison pill plans in place to slow down takeovers.  Over 60 percent of the companies had such plans in place in 2002.  … Continue reading

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