from Breakingviews:

Old M&A dogs try old tricks with new activist fund

January 21, 2015

By Richard Beales

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

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: It took the Grim Reaper to restructure GM

January 14, 2015

By Rob Cox

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

from Breakingviews:

Proxy fight as much about Peltz’s Trian as DuPont

January 9, 2015

By Kevin Allison

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

from Breakingviews:

IBM turnaround requires atypical activist fix

December 31, 2014

By Robert Cyran

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

from Breakingviews:

Mary Barra gets a second first year at GM’s wheel

December 24, 2014

By Kevin Allison

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

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.