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Warren Buffett's charitable giving exceeds $50 billion, more than his entire net worth in 2006

CNBC: Investing

Warren Buffett has boosted his total charitable giving to more than $50 billion — greater than his entire net worth in 2006 when he first scheduled the grants.

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Happy Lamb, share ownership disputes and rectification of the register - brevi manu or longa manu?

JD Supra: Mergers

In doing so, he noted the different approaches that the courts have taken when considering how broad or narrow their discretion is, to decide other.

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Findings from New Shareholder Activism Study

Deal Lawyers

In an HLS blog post, Goldman Sachs presents findings from a recent analysis of activism against Russell 3000 companies with campaigns launched from 2006 to the first quarter of 2023.

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Women in PE, class of 2024: Jen Wilson

PE Hub

Since joining Thrivent in 2006, Wilson has grown the firm’s private investments’ portfolio from around $250m to $7bn. The post Women in PE, class of 2024: Jen Wilson appeared first on PE Hub.

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BlackRock hires from within for new head of EMEA equity trading


Read more: Embracing change on the BlackRock EMEA equity trading desk Craze joined the asset manager back in 2006, initially working in asset allocation and equity investments before becoming an equity trader. He will now manage the entire desk, made up of 14 traders, having previously managed a team of six.

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I should cocoa: how Hotel Chocolat became a £534m prize for Mars

The Guardian: Mergers & Acquisitions

The book inspired Thirlwell in 2006 to buy the 101-hectare (250-acre) cocoa estate in St Lucia. “We With US group’s might behind it, upmarket UK chocolate firm may overcome recent stumbling blocks “I firmly believe that buying Rabot estate was destiny,” said Angus Thirlwell, the co-founder of Hotel Chocolat.

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Derivative Claim Against Shell’s Board by Climate-Change Activist Shareholder is Refused Permission to Proceed

Cleary M&A and Corporate Governance Watch

Section 260 of the UK Companies Act 2006 (the “CA 2006”) permits a shareholder to bring a claim on behalf of the company against its directors in respect of certain causes of action, including breach of the directors’ duty of care towards the company. 172 of CA 2006); and the duty to exercise reasonable care, skill and diligence (s.174

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