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    1. Maximizing Value: Considerations for Directors of a Company in Distress

      Maximizing Value: Considerations for Directors of a Company in Distress

      Directors of a leveraged company should begin to consider the implications of not being able to access traditional debt markets on appropriate terms.  This concern is particularly acute for companies with near-term debt maturities, prior difficulty achieving financial projections, a declining EBITDA forecast and/or capital funding needs reliant on low interest rates...

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    2. Kicking Bill Gates Off The Board Is The Best Thing Microsoft Can Do (MSFT)

      Kicking Bill Gates Off The Board Is The Best Thing Microsoft Can Do (MSFT)

      Microsoft is an insanely profitable company standing on the edge of disaster. It desperately needs new thinking.  With word that 22-year Microsoft veteran Satya Nadella is likely the new CEO, attention turns to the leadership of the company's board of directors. It will have two former CEOs, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer...

       

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    3. Orly Lobel: Compensation Should Be Guided by Merit

      Orly Lobel: Compensation Should Be Guided by Merit

      Naturally, a hefty compensation package is helpful to draw the best talent. It’s important for firms to approach compensation with the same open non-hierarchical mind that we expect from creative leaders on all fronts. While in the past compensation was guided mostly by hierarchy and seniority, today merit is the compass. Despite the current market’s tendency to over-compensate execs and under-compensate creative and inventive employees, the talent wars have brought notable exceptions...

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    4. Davos: the exclusive club of money, power and lofty goals

      Davos: the exclusive club of money, power and lofty goals

      There is no telling what to expect - or if we should expect anything - when the world's most powerful people converge on the Swiss ski resort of Davos this week for the World Economic Forum. From the moment Prime Minister Tony Abbott makes his first crunching steps in the fresh Davos snow, he will be in no doubt he is entering an exclusive club with high entry fees and even loftier goals. Ever ...

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