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State Consumer Privacy Laws in M&A Deals: What to Know

JD Supra: Mergers

Data privacy and cybersecurity risks are critical components of M&A transactions due to the potential exposure for legal liability for non-compliance, as well as the financial and reputational harm and the material impact that lax or failed data privacy compliance and cybersecurity safeguards can have on an entity’s ability to conduct its operations.

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Airbnb acquires secretive firm launched by Siri co-founder

TechCrunch: M&A

Airbnb has acquired a secretive new AI startup, GamePlanner.AI, the company announced this morning. CNBC reports that the purchase price was around $200 million, a figure that TechCrunch was unable to confirm at publication time. GamePlanner was co-founded by Adam Cheyer and Siamak Hodjat. Cheyer famously helped co-launch the startup Siri, which Apple acquired and […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Who Will Be Getting Hired In 2024?

H. Friedman Search

Who’s getting hired in 2024? This question makes it sound like a continuing theme as we wrap up the year. However, this is a question I am consistently getting asked. Is there going to be hiring in public finance next year? Are they going to add more positions or are we going to see fewer positions in the industry? These are all excellent questions, and the true answer is I just don’t know.

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Activist investor ValueAct has been building a stake in Disney

CNBC: Investing

ValueAct began buying Disney this summer during the Hollywood strikes and it is now one of the investor's largest positions, the Activist Spotlight has learned.

Investors 145
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How to Avoid Getting "Ghosted": Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.

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Top 10 Anti-Corruption Developments for October 2023

JD Supra: Mergers

Designed for busy in-house counsel, compliance professionals, and anti-corruption lawyers, this newsletter summarizes some of the most important international anti-corruption law and enforcement developments from the past month, with links to primary resources. This month, we ask: Will a new policy from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) encourage companies to self-disclose misconduct discovered during the merger and acquisition process?

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Should Your Ex-Boss Get a Say in Your New Job? Wall Street Says Yes.

The New York Times: Banking

Legislation in New York that would outlaw noncompete agreements, a staple at big banks, has led to frenzied lobbying to persuade Gov. Kathy Hochul to kill the effort.

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Jim Chanos, the short seller who called Enron's fall, is converting hedge fund to a family office

CNBC: Investing

The veteran investor, known for his bets against Tesla and Enron, will convert his hedge fund to a family office and advisory business, CNBC has learned.

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Antitrust Issues in Renewable Energy - November 2023

JD Supra: Mergers

Participants in the renewable energy industry should be aware of antitrust and competition rules because renewable energy is no longer a nascent field. Europe generated almost 40% of its electricity from renewable sources in 2022, and in the first half of 2023, renewable energy accounted for approximately 25% of electricity generation in the United States.

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Jezebel, the Oral History: ‘There Was This Riotous Sense of Fun’

The New York Times: Mergers, Acquisitions and Dive

The site defined an era of feminism for millions of readers. According to its editors and writers, it was also an exhilarating place to work.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Cisco and Our Partners: We Are Greater Together!

Cisco: M&A

Co-authored by Rodney Clark , SVP of Partnerships and Small & Medium Business Thank you to all of our Partners who joined us digitally or traveled to Miami Beach for Cisco Partner Summit 2023.

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Goldman Sachs says investors should go long on commodities, sees 20% upside

CNBC: Investing

Goldman recommends what it calls a 2024 deficits basket, going long on energy excluding natural gas and on industrial metals, excluding nickel and zinc.

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Veterinary Law Newsletter: Volume 25

JD Supra: Mergers

Exciting news from the National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC! Our latest newsletter is here, and it’s packed with valuable insights for the veterinary industry. In this issue, you’ll find informative articles covering non-disclosure agreements, associate buy-ins, and crucial cybersecurity and privacy practices for veterinary clinics.

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How David Zaslav Blew Up Hollywood

The New York Times: Mergers, Acquisitions and Dive

A merger put him in the driver’s seat at Warner Brothers, one of the industry’s biggest studios. It has been a wild ride.

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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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Mint, the Budgeting App, Is Going Away. Here Are Some Alternatives.

The New York Times: Banking

Finding a money app that works best for you requires personal testing. We asked popular competitors to Mint why you should try their offerings.

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This EV battery stock has potential double-digit gains ahead. UBS thinks it could even surge 100%

CNBC: Investing

It's the biggest stock by market capitalization in the index of largest stocks traded on the Shenzhen exchange — bigger than even BYD's local listing.

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The future of competition law in Australia - the Competition Taskforce takes shape

JD Supra: Mergers

The Competition Review announced by the Australian Government on 23 August 2023 is well underway. A Competition Taskforce has been established, with the scope of the Review broad - extending beyond the current competition framework to include enquiring into and making recommendations on appropriate reforms to improve the Australian economy and the welfare of Australians, through productivity enhancing competition policy.

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Junior analyst’s lawsuit against top bank puts Wall Street hours on trial

Financial Times - Banking

Kate Shiber says Centerview Partners improperly fired her over sleep requirements necessitated by mental illness

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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LSEG Singapore NDF matching platform goes live

The TRADE

The London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) fully cleared non-deliverable forwards (NDF) matching platform has gone live. Based in Singapore and with the backing of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) the platform is the first phase of LSEG’s plans to implement NDF, spot matching and streaming relationship venues in Asia. It also represents the first stage of LSEG re-platforming its FX venues to its core technology, with the view of improving performance and functionality for customers.

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An options trade that wins if Nvidia moves big on earnings in either direction

CNBC: Investing

A long NVDA straddle pays off when volatility increases and the price of the underlying moves by a significant amount, but it doesn't matter whether it's to the upside or the downside.

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[Event] 12th Annual European Compliance & Ethics Institute - March 18th - 20th, Amsterdam, Netherlands

JD Supra: Mergers

Get ready for inspiration, innovation, and new ideas! Join us in Amsterdam for the 12th annual European Compliance and Ethics Institute, 18–20 March 2024. We look forward to gathering in-person once again to share insights on the unique challenges of European compliance management. Get up to date on the latest best practices and emerging trends from industry leaders while making face-to-face connections with your peers from across Europe and around the world.

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FreshPure Waters Expands Its National Footprint with Acquisition of Arctic Mountain Premium Drinking Water

Global Newswire by Notified: M&A

Santa Fe, New Mexico, Nov. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreshPure Waters (“FreshPure”) is reaffirming its position as a leading national brand with the strategic acquisition of Pure Water Technologies, operating as Arctic Mountain, a prominent water vending solutions provider based in Salt Lake City, Utah. This milestone marks a significant step in FreshPure’s journey towards sustained growth and establishes a strong presence in 42 states, with a growing network of dispensing systems in grocery

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Using Data & Analytics for Improving Healthcare Innovation and Outcomes

In the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, delivering data insights to end users or customers can be a significant challenge for product managers, product owners, and application team developers. The complexity of healthcare data, the need for real-time analytics, and the demand for user-friendly interfaces can often seem overwhelming. But with Logi Symphony, these challenges become opportunities.

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Innovation and partnership for the AI journey ahead

Cisco: M&A

A Cisco study reveals serious gaps in AI readiness around the world. But opportunities are massive, and Cisco is ready to help. Technology change is never easy. AI is uniquely complex.

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Growing geopolitical conflicts have some investors feeling guilty about buying defense stocks

CNBC: Investing

Some retail investors are opting out of defense names despite knowing they typically perform better in war times.

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ECJ’s “gun jumping” ruling reminds merging parties of the importance of EU merger control compliance

JD Supra: Mergers

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has (mostly) confirmed the European Commission (EC)’s decision to fine Altice for implementing a transaction prior to its notification and the EC’s merger control clearance.

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Accounting firm Your Part-Time Controller names investment from Pamlico

PE Hub

In conjunction with this deal, YPTC founder and President Eric Fraint will be retiring from the company in early 2024. The post Accounting firm Your Part-Time Controller names investment from Pamlico appeared first on PE Hub.

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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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How We Create Human Escalation Paths in Cisco’s Digital Experiences

Cisco: M&A

Although I work on the Digital Experience team at Cisco, one core piece of our orchestration capabilities includes a human escalation path within our digital journeys known as “ Recommended A… Read more on Cisco Blogs

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Deutsche Bank says this electric flying vehicle stock will more than double in the next 12 months

CNBC: Investing

One electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle stock will benefit from strong cash balances, according to Deutsche Bank.

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October 2023 HSR Analysis: Gauging the Current Climate of Mergers and Acquisitions

JD Supra: Mergers

Editor’s Note: The Hart Scott Rodino Act (HSR Act) is a federal law that requires companies planning to merge or acquire certain assets or voting securities to notify the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) before completing the transaction. The HSR Act establishes the FTC and DOJ Premerger Notification Program, which is designed to allow the agencies to review the proposed transaction for potential antitrust concerns.