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How to Deal with Equity Holdings During a Spin-Off

In today’s corporate environment, many companies face increasing pressure to deliver strong returns year in and year out. This pressure can be the catalyst for strategic business conversations that lead to acquiring, consolidating, divesting, or spinning off businesses. Read more

Correction to Dialogue Week of December 19

Due to an editing error last week, Dialogue incorrectly reported that Seattle had become the first city in the United States to tax companies based on the ratio of their CEO's pay to the median employee's pay when describing the Fortune story, "Why Portland's Drastic Move to Limit CEO Pay Will Make Virtually No Impact." We should have stated that Portland had become the first city, not Seattle. Read more

Past is Prelude in the Boardroom

If you’re a director, you can be excused for seeing the last 40 years of board history as a relentless chronology of regulatory growth. A key result has been more work and more personal risk — along with more worry about how outsiders view every move. Read more