Tags Posts tagged with "United States"

United States

This quarter has been abuzz with activity for the Canadian cannabis sector.  The provinces continue to roll out their distribution plans, and in November, Health Canada tabled its proposed regulatory framework.  In the private sector, Aurora Cannabis launched a hostile takeover...
Ninja Skills: How Private Equity Can Outmaneuver Strategic Buyers

How can private equity firms outmaneuver strategic buyers and get the best companies at (relatively) good prices? Here are some key suggestions.

Harvard, Princeton, Stanford and Yale are considered to be the top four business schools in America. Here are some of their most famous graduates.
Can Lawyers Learn to Love IT?

According to ILTA's new Legal Technology Future Horizons report, learning to love IT will be the most difficult emotional shift for lawyers in the next decade. Jeff Brandt explores the role of fear and deficiencies in Legal IT adoption.
Emergency hospital during Influenza epidemic, Camp Funston, Kansas - NCP

It's difficult to determine when, exactly, the first bank robbery took place in the United States. Some historians claim it was the Clay County Savings Association in Liberty, Missouri, on 13 February 1866. Other sources suggest it was on March 20, 1831 when James Honeyman and William J. Murray emptied the vault and several safety deposit boxes at the City Bank of New York. As an IT security professional, the Honeyman and Murray event is important to me, not just for the amount of money that was stolen ($52 million in today’s dollars), but for the method used.

Once a business owner has made the decision to exit their business, they should treat that decision just like any other strategic initiative. They need to identify concrete goals and objectives, outline the strategy designed to meet those goals and objectives,...

We often highlight articles from our customers that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. We hope you enjoy this in-depth article by Jonathan Wegner of Baird Holm LLP, on strategies for the banking sector in light possible upcoming Congressional tax and capital...

When it comes to mergers and acquisitions, private equity firms are in high-stakes competition with public companies to identify takeover targets. During some M&A waves, public companies dominate while in other periods private equity firms win out.

While the M&A market continues to recover, business owners are utilizing Employee Stock Ownership Plans (“ESOPs”) to satisfy the need to convert some of their illiquid privately held company stock into cash and other liquid investments.  The ESOP is attractive due...

Let’s face it, these days, business air travel is a costly proposition—it’s expensive and takes up valuable time. And, travel time is only increasing due to the recent attempted terror attack, as widely reported in the press.  For example, as explained in...