The potential impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act keep on coming. Here, FASB addresses the many numerous financial reporting implications. Public and private companies alike will not want to miss this.
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Investment bankers and tech entrepreneurs in Australia got a big wake-up call this week, when undervalued Solium client Aconex was the surprise success story of the year with a $1.6B takeover by Oracle. One of our earliest Australian clients, Aconex has definitely never been undervalued by the Solium family!
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The final version of the tax reform bill was passed in both the House and Senate. There were a few small changes to the bill at the last minute, but none of them impact what I wrote about on Tuesday. Since the bill changes individual tax rates, some of you may be wondering if you [...] Read More
The ripple effects of the Jobs act continue. Yup, the tax reforms will significantly impact many public company executive compensation plans and arrangements. Companies should take this opportunity to revisit their overall compensation design and consider whether changes are appropriate to enhance flexibility and/or better align compensation design with the company’s business objectives. This alert [...] Read More
A wave of lawsuits surrounding director compensation surfaced a couple of years ago, often alleging “excessive” pay for boards of directors on a variety of grounds. Because boards set their own pay levels, there are potential legal ramifications due to the “self-dealing” nature of director compensation. While lawsuits were settled and subsequent litigation has subsided, [...] Read More
The timing of stock-based CEO compensation is a predictor of corporate actions that boost short-term stock price but destroy long-term value, according to the two winning academic papers of the IRRCI annual investor research competition.
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While I respect the individuals who have indicated that time is the best approach, I must point out that they may not be correct. Time is a wonderful vesting metric when time is the main measurement of future success, as with a very young start up. In the case of a very early-stage start-up setting [...] Read More