Review: The Flat White Economy

I reviewed a book about London’s digital industry by Douglas McWilliams for CapX, a new medium that has been founded to get people thinking about capitalism. You can read the piece here.  Advertisements

Review: The Flat White Economy

I reviewed a book about London’s digital industry by Douglas McWilliams for CapX, a new medium that has been founded to get people thinking about capitalism. You can read the piece here. 

DuPont fight costs spiral

From Activist Insight Online 24 March 2015 Trian Fund Management has spent $1.5 million on its proxy fight with chemicals conglomerate DuPont, taking the current spend by both the activist and the issuer well past $7 million, according to the

DuPont fight costs spiral

From Activist Insight Online 24 March 2015 Trian Fund Management has spent $1.5 million on its proxy fight with chemicals conglomerate DuPont, taking the current spend by both the activist and the issuer well past $7 million, according to the

Why activists are continuing the fight beyond spin-offs

For the March 2015 issue of Activism Monthly Premium, I interviewed experts on tax, corporate governance and activism to find out why a spate of activist investors have been trying to influence the governance structures of companies about to be

Why activists are continuing the fight beyond spin-offs

For the March 2015 issue of Activism Monthly Premium, I interviewed experts on tax, corporate governance and activism to find out why a spate of activist investors have been trying to influence the governance structures of companies about to be

Activist Investing Annual Review 2015

In January 2015, Activist Insight published its third annual review of trends in shareholder activism. I managed, wrote and edited the review, liaising with seven external advertisers, crunching data and interviewing a number of key players in the field. By contacting

Activist Investing Annual Review 2015

In January 2015, Activist Insight published its third annual review of trends in shareholder activism. I managed, wrote and edited the review, liaising with seven external advertisers, crunching data and interviewing a number of key players in the field. By contacting

How the UN found a consensus on free speech

As an Associate Editor of Timothy Garton Ash’s Free Speech Debate, I attended a lecture by UN High Commissioner Navi Pillay. The following article is a summary of her talk on how Articles 19 and 20 of the Convention on

How the UN found a consensus on free speech

As an Associate Editor of Timothy Garton Ash’s Free Speech Debate, I attended a lecture by UN High Commissioner Navi Pillay. The following article is a summary of her talk on how Articles 19 and 20 of the Convention on

Elliott seeks to protect stake in Family Dollar

A trip to New York for meetings with several activist investors and their advisers yielded this breaking news story. To read the piece, click here.

Elliott seeks to protect stake in Family Dollar

A trip to New York for meetings with several activist investors and their advisers yielded this breaking news story. To read the piece, click here.

How much does a proxy contest cost?

I devised and led an independent investigation into the reported costs of shareholder activism, based on information disclosed in quarterly earnings reports and proxy statements. The resulting data were reported by several other media. While the amounts spent by corporations

How much does a proxy contest cost?

I devised and led an independent investigation into the reported costs of shareholder activism, based on information disclosed in quarterly earnings reports and proxy statements. The resulting data were reported by several other media. While the amounts spent by corporations