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Activist Overthrows Entire Darden Board of Directors: What It Means for Senior Managements
Lyle G. Ganske,Jennifer C. Lewis,Robert A. Profusek,Lizanne Thomas,Erin S. de la Mare, November 12, 2014
Starboard's 100 percent replacement of Darden Restaurants' board is a landmark activist event. Never before has any board been wholly thrown out of office absent a fundamental financial or operational meltdown. There is little doubt this will embolden activists, and likely stimulate one-upmanship...
Foreign Investments Into the EU: Demystifying National Protectionism
Matt Evans,Leon N. Ferera,Sophie Hagege,Francesco Liberatore,Robert A. Profusek, November 12, 2014
The collision between capital/business interests and political/fiscal interests primarily comes to the fore in cross-border M&A. With the surge of big-ticket M&A activity beginning at the end of 2013, this has played out in the United States primarily as a fiscal issue, with U.S. politicians...
Treasury Department and IRS Issue Long-Awaited Inversion Guidance
Lester W. Droller,Andrew M. Eisenberg,Andrew M. Levine,Robert A. Profusek,Raymond J. Wiacek, September 25, 2014
On September 22, 2014, the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS issued long-awaited inversion guidance in the form of Notice 2014-52. The Notice sets forth rules that are generally effective for acquisitions completed on or after September 22, 2014, and will be included in regulations that will be...