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Tax Planning - As You Sow

2017 Tax Planning: As You Sow

I noticed some 2017 Tax Planning advice from Blank Rome LLP and thought to alert readers.  On December 20, 2017, Congress passed its comprehensive tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“the Act” or “the Bill”), which is expected to be signed into law by President Trump in early January 2018. The Bill […]

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FDX

FedEx: How I Voted – Proxy Score 38

FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) provides a portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services under the FedEx brand and is one of the stocks in my portfolio. Their next annual meeting is September 28, 2015. ProxyDemocracy.org had collected the votes of two funds when I checked and voted. I also picked up the votes of CalSTRS in my table below, since ProxyDemocracy […]

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Corporate Inversions

Video Friday: Corporate Inversions

On October 14, 2014, Stanford Law School’s Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance hosted the discussion “Corporate Inversions: Desertion or Value Maximization?” Unfortunately, I missed this one but at least the Center caught it on video. Now we can watch at our leisure. Thanks again to Authur and Toni Rembe Rock for a […]

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Adam Kanzer

Corporate Tax Strategies Threaten Wealth Creation: Fiduciaries Must Consider the Impact on Society

Guest Post by Adam M. Kanzer, managing director and general counsel of Domini Social Investments LLC, New York. His responsibilities include directing Domini’s shareholder advocacy department, where for more than ten years he has led numerous dialogues with corporations on a wide range of social and environmental issues. The following originally appeared under the same title in the […]

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Review: Risk Management and Corporate Governance

Risk Management and Corporate Governance: Interconnections in Law, Accounting and Tax by Marijn Van Daelen (Editor), Christoph Van Der Elst (Editor) After the recent financial crisis more and more pension and other funds are adjusting their portfolios for risk. This book offers a fascinating look at the juxtaposition of corporate governance and risk analysis. Bob […]

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1% Transaction Tax

Today, over 60% of all trading on Wall Street exchanges is done by computers – all programmed to compete to get the fastest execution of their trades at the best price.  Each trade generates a commission so the most trades make the most money.  The latest “innovation” is “high-frequency” or “flash” trading, where the computer […]

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