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Listing Standards Requested by CII

…any Listing Standards Request Background Silicon Valley entrepreneurs like to boast about disrupting the status quo. With good reason: From Alphabet (Google’s parent) to Zillow, young tech companies have achieved success by upending traditional busine…

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Controlled Companies Carry Negatives

…ng was the apparently growing opinion in Silicon Valley that rating agencies, such as ISS and Glass Lewis are so powerful and use such a badly designed and executed check box approach that companies increasingly feel the need for dual class structures…

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June 2004

…k offers readers a practical view of the IPO process and provides helpful advice on how to conduct a successful IPO in today’s environment. It provides an overview of the legal framework governing the IPO process, including what issues to consider whe…

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CII Fall 2014 Conference: Part 2

…rnance Series – Part 3 of 3 Anne Chapman IPO and Silicon Valley Governance Anne Chapman, VP of Capital Research and Management, Capital Group; F. Daniel Siciliano, Faculty Director, Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford…

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June 2002

…ss interfered at the request of CEOs and Silicon Valley years ago. CalPERS should be taking the lead on this issue. Instead they are hiding. Options are a form of compensation that clearly have value. A representation of that value should not remain h…

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Judicial Independence

Judicial Independence: Conflicts

…and nominate directors you do not know. Silicon Valley is moving to insider/outsider boards. Outsiders will meet the judicial independence standards. When going IPO, that is the best time to get board members who will meet judicial independence stand…

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Cultural Risks Panel

Cultural Risks: SVDX & Rock Center

…ferences. Norms are different in Silicon Valley and Wall Street. Much depends on the stage of a business. The culture of pre-IPO companies will be substantially different from that of a mature company. Age and stage. How has cultural risk changed thro…

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Archives: February 1998

…f ISS , is quoted as saying, “In Silicon Valley the attitude right now is, ‘If I [the CEO] go for a little more dilution each year, my investors won’t figure it out.’” The total value of options outstanding in U.S. public firms has increased 10-fold s…

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