from Breakingviews:

M&A “clear day” defenses can cloud investor rights

December 17, 2014

By Reynolds Holding

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Xiaomi founder weaves a tangled web of investments

December 16, 2014

By Robyn Mak

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Yellen should gird for activist investors

December 9, 2014

By Rob Cox

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. 

Janet Yellen faces a long list of challenges for 2015. The Federal Reserve chair must keep her fellow governors aligned on the timing of interest rate increases while battling a Congress hell-bent on circumscribing the U.S. central bank’s powers. A less obvious trouble spot for Yellen’s year two in the job may be restive shareholders of systemically important financial institutions.

from Breakingviews:

Cramer’s mad money: fair game for fellow blowhard

December 4, 2014

By Quentin Webb

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

U.S. compliance education expands as demand increases – Part One: law schools

By Guest Contributor
December 3, 2014

By Julie DiMauro, Compliance Complete

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - As companies spend more on compliance to meet regulatory imperatives on financial crime, data privacy, supply-chain management and others, the focus on compliance officers and their skill set has expanded.
This has in turn put a focus on preparation for the increasingly challenging role of compliance officer, the subject of this three-part series. The first installment looks at how some U.S.-based law schools are starting to realize that they are well-suited to offer programs that will prepare students for this role, and it seems likely more will follow.

from Breakingviews:

China’s invisible tycoon centre stage in Wanda IPO

December 2, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Edward Hadas:

FX should be the last home for scandal

By Edward Hadas
November 20, 2014

By Edward Hadas

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

London gets closer to harsh bonus cap reality

November 20, 2014

By Dominic Elliott

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Valeant’s activist deal too clever by half

November 18, 2014

By Richard Beales and Robert Cyran

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own. 

from Edward Hadas:

Lift the curse of shareholder value

By Edward Hadas
November 14, 2014

“Shareholder value maximisation” belongs in the trash heap of economic history. The fact that it is still popular needs some explanation.