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Court of Chancery Grants Rare Motion to Dismiss Suit Governed by Entire Fairness Standard

JD Supra: Mergers

The electric vehicle company Canoo went public in a de-SPAC transaction in December 2020. After its stock price fell, a stockholder in the SPAC who chose not to redeem his stock sued the SPAC board and its controller for breaching their fiduciary duties.

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May-June Issue of Deal Lawyers Newsletter

Deal Lawyers

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Understanding Client Motivations: Key to Making a Significant Impact

JD Supra: Mergers

Jeff Faulkner, co-founder of the International Succession Planning Association, speaks about the challenges that arise when transferring ownership of a business to the next generation. In the video, he points out the limitation of gifting without paying gift taxes in the United States and how it can make the transfer of business stock to the next generation difficult.

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The Acquisitions Pilot Project: A Solution For 1st Time Buyers to Buy Lower Markets and Sell A Roll-Up

How2Exit

E223: The Acquisitions Pilot Project: A Solution For 1st Time Buyers to Buy Lower Markets and Sell A Roll-Up - Watch Here About the Guest(s): Roger Best is a seasoned professional with a diverse background spanning mechanical engineering, law, and private equity. He has a rich history working with prominent organizations like BP, Honeywell, and General Motors, managing complex engineering and construction projects.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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EU Foreign Subsidies Rule: EC Announces First In-Depth Investigation of Proposed Deal

Deal Lawyers

Last year, Meredith blogged about the EU’s implementation of its Foreign Subsidies Regulation and its potential impact on M&A transactions. That impact ceased being purely potential earlier this month, when the European Commission announced that it had commenced the first in-depth investigation of a proposed acquisition under the FSR.

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Indonesia Stock Exchange taps Nasdaq to build out market infrastructure

The TRADE

Nasdaq and the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) have expanded their technology partnership which will see the former upgrade its core trading platform to Nasdaq’s most advanced matching engine. The expanded partnership will also include an extension of Nasdaq’s market surveillance partnership with IDX, alongside an agreement to enhance IDX’s index business to help foster a global capital markets ecosystem.

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Paul Neal Discusses Wealth Building by Owning Business Property

How2Exit

E222: Paul Neal Discusses Wealth Building by Owning Business Property - Watch Here About the Guest(s): Paul Neal is a seasoned financial strategist and real estate finance expert with a background in engineering. Since 1998, Paul has built and sold multiple companies, establishing his presence in the commercial real estate finance space. He is the author of "Unleash Your Business: Unlock Wealth, Autonomy, and Control by Buying Your Building and Firing Your Landlords.

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Steve Cohen is set to make a big push into investing in AI

CNBC: Investing

Steve Cohen's Point72 plans to launch a separate, artificial intelligence-focused hedge fund to capitalize on the boom.

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Campaign Spotlight: Driving Demand with Marketing Velocity Central and User Protection Campaign

Cisco: M&A

User Protection challenges security buyers; they add vendors for new threats, increasing IT complexity. Cisco and partners aim to simplify with a holistic user protection strategy.

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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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IRS Relaxes Rules for Domestically Controlled REITs

JD Supra: Mergers

Non-U.S. investors are generally subject to U.S. federal income tax on gains from investments in private U.S. real estate investment trusts (REITs). Two exceptions (among others) are for investments in “domestically controlled” REITs and for investors that are “qualified foreign pension funds.” A domestically controlled REIT is one that is more than 50% owned by U.S. persons, which, until the proposed regulations described below were issued, included any U.S. corporation—even one that was 100%.

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Dilemma on Wall Street: Short-Term Gain or Climate Benefit?

The New York Times: Banking

Portfolio managers have conflicting incentives as the economic and financial risks from climate change become more apparent but remain imprecise.

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Cboe Global Markets to launch US Treasury market volatility index

The TRADE

Cboe Global Markets has announced plans to launch the Cboe 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF Volatility Basis Point Index (VIXTLT Index) in the third quarter of this year. The new index will be calculated using listed options on the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) and will enable market participants to track future expected volatility in the US Treasury market.

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Friday's trading could trigger a $10 billion rush of demand for Nvidia shares. Here's how

CNBC: Investing

Nvidia's market cap race with Apple and Microsoft could have a big impact on a $70 billion fund.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Deeper Service-centric Visibility Drives New Revenue and Simplifies Operations

Cisco: M&A

The addition of service-centric assurance brings a deeper, more precise, and real-time view of network and service performance for service providers and enterprises that run complex critical… Read more on Cisco Blogs

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OLNS#7 – Flip it Right: US-Holdings für deutsche Start-ups

JD Supra: Mergers

Mit unseren auf Technologietransaktionen spezialisierten Teams in allen wichtigen globalen Märkten begleiten wir zahlreiche deutsche Technologieunternehmen auf ihrem Wachstumspfad. Als eine der führenden Tech-Kanzleien weltweit ist es unser Ziel, gerade die Gründerszenen in den USA und Deutschland noch stärker zu vernetzen.

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Buy Now Pay Later Market Projected to Surpass USD 49.41 billion by 2031, Witnessing 26.1% CAGR Growth

Global Newswire by Notified: M&A

Westford, USA, June 17, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SkyQuest projects that Global Buy Now Pay Later Market will attain a value of USD 49.41 Billion by 2031, with a CAGR of 26.1% over the forecast period (2024-2031). General inclination of clients towards flexible and suitable modes of payment is a key impeller. This translates into a situation whereby customers have the freedom to make purchases without making payments instantly, hence granting them more financial freedom while reducing the cost o

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Receiving ‘proper coverage’ from brokers cited as buy-side’s biggest pain point in equity trading workflow in new report

The TRADE

Over half (54%) of buy-side respondents say that getting proper coverage from their brokers is one of their biggest pain points in their daily equity trading workflow, a new report from Coalition Greenwich has found. When asked specifically what ‘proper coverage’ means, one respondent noted that this meant brokers who put their best foot forward without being asked, with other respondents noting the importance of continuity.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway trims its stake in Chinese EV maker BYD to 6.9%

CNBC: Investing

Warren Buffett's conglomerate has sold an additional 1.3 million Hong Kong-listed shares of BYD for $39.8 million, according to a filing.

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How to Monitor Network Traffic: Findings from the Cisco Cyber Threat Trends Report

Cisco: M&A

The Cisco Cyber Threat Trends report examines malicious domains for trends and patterns. See what the data tells us about the threat landscape.

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Does Guzman Supply An Answer To Moelis?

JD Supra: Mergers

I always enjoy hearing from readers of this blog. Recently, I wrote: Reading these statutes together, it is relatively clear that Nevada, like Delaware, permits the articles of incorporation to vary the mandate that the directors run the corporation. They do not, however, answer the question of whether the Nevada courts will follow Moelis and invalidate shareholder agreements that impinge on mandate of board control set forth in NRS 78.115.

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A New Breed of Investor Emerges in London: New Investment Firm Seeks Solutions to Global Challenges by Bridging the Gap Between Policy and Finance.

Global Banking & Finance

A New Breed of Investor Emerges in London: New Investment Firm Seeks Solutions to Global Challenges by Bridging the Gap Between Policy and Finance. London, United Kingdom – 18 June 2024 – An innovative investment firm, Terra Invest, is launching today in the City of London and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.

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Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between Computer Systems Integrators, Inc. and Acture Solutions

Benchmark International

Benchmark International has successfully facilitated a transaction between Fishkill, NY-based Computer Systems Integrators, Inc. (“CSI”) and Albany, NY-based Acture Solutions (“Acture”). CSI is a trusted hybrid information technology (IT) services partner primarily for K-12 schools, providing IT solutions, security, and support for schools’ IT networks.

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These are Wall Street's favorite S&P 500 picks for the second half

CNBC: Investing

The second half of the year is around the corner, and some stocks are primed to outperform.

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Mastering Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure on Cisco’s Black Belt Academy

Cisco: M&A

Cisco's collaboration with Nutanix redefines hyperconverged infrastructure. Get ahead in this new era with certification from Cisco Black Belt Academy.

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What Every Multinational Company Should Know About … the U.S. DOJ’s Safe Harbor Policy and What the Antitrust Division Requires

JD Supra: Mergers

In October 2023, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a new Mergers & Acquisitions Safe Harbor Policy (“Safe Harbor Policy”) designed to encourage acquiring companies to voluntarily disclose criminal misconduct discovered at acquired companies in exchange for certain benefits and protections. Under this policy, there is a presumption that the DOJ will decline to charge acquiring companies that disclose criminal misconduct in the acquired company within a specified “Safe Harbor” period a

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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FINBOURNE Technology raises £55 million in Series B funding round

The TRADE

FINBOURNE Technology has raised £55 million in a Series B funding round led by Highland Europe and AXA Venture Partners (AVP). The move follows a Series A finding round of £15 million in 2021, with this latest investment set to fund the firm’s commercial development, including expanding its sales, product and marketing capabilities in the US, UK, Ireland, Singapore and Australia.

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Impact Evidence and Standards of Evidence: Part 2

Tyton Partners

Trust vs Evidence: Continuing the Conversation Our last impact article discussed the delicate balancing act between trust and evidence. In this follow-up piece, we’ll discuss some approaches and frameworks which can help philanthropists and impact investors manage and formalize their definition of “what is enough evidence for me to be satisfied I’m making the right choice?

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Bank of America says Broadcom could join Nvidia in the 'trillionaires club'

CNBC: Investing

The chipmaker's strong semiconductor demand could aid the firm in becoming a trillion-dollar company, according to BofA.

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