In this new episode of Looking Ahead, Jonathan Kanter, partner at the law firm Paul, Weiss in Washington, D.C., explores the notion that data is the new oil.
The potential uses of data are exploding. But so are the regulations to keep that in check.
December 11, 2019 M&A
Al Dominick speaks with Tom Michaud, President and CEO of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, about emerging financial trends to get a fresh perspective on the state of banking in the United States.
This episode of Looking Ahead navigates the current state of US and China business relations by exploring the perspectives of Anla Cheng, CEO & Founder of SupChina, and Clarence Kwan, Senior Partner at Sino-Century China Overseas Investment Partners, LLC.
As diverse businesses from Overstock.com to Google’s parent company Alphabet increasingly use and express growing interest in using virtual currencies, the legal and regulatory landscape for those currencies has become increasingly complex. We provide this overview of the regulatory landscape to alert companies to the legal implications of venturing into this uncertain terrain.
European Union regulators have shown they are serious when it comes to fining global technology companies. They have enacted massive fines against the chipmaker Qualcomm, Google and others in recent years. But is the EU’s reputation of cracking down on tech companies justified?
In an August tweet, President Donald Trump said that, “our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” adding that those companies would be better off without China. But despite all the rhetoric, American companies are hard pressed to ignore China’s 1.4 billion consumers.
In August, the Business Roundtable redefined the purpose of the corporation to include a commitment to all stakeholders, not just shareholders. Will companies start paying C-suite executives based on how happy the employees are? Will they get annual bonuses if the company tops the list of Consumer Reports?
JPMorgan & Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has called investors who use proxy advisors “lazy” for blindly following advice on matters like executive compensation or mergers. Now, he and other corporate executives may be getting some relief.
It can be challenging to be a CISO, or chief information security officer. Few people inside the organization understand what they do, but still place an enormous amount of pressure on them to safeguard the organization.