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  • Maxar shares plunge after earnings miss, satellite division writedown

    2018-11-01
    David Milstead, The Globe and Mail, p. B1

    Maxar Technologies Ltd., the former MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Inc., saw its share price collapse on Wednesday on an earnings miss and a writedown that was an acknowledgment that one of its satellite businesses may never recover.

    Maxar shares declined almost 45 per cent to close at $19.68, trading at record lows in the session. It is now almost 80 per cent below its 52-week high of $86.67.

  • Commonsense Principles 2.0: A Blueprint for U.S. Corporate Governance?

    2018-10-30
    Aabha Sharma and Howard Dicker, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

    Editor's note: Aabha Sharma is an associate and Howard Dicker is a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. This post is based on their Weil memorandum.

    On October 18, 2018, over twenty prominent executives, representing some of America’s largest corporations, pension funds and investment firms, came together to sign Commonsense Principles 2.0 . The signatories include, among other noteworthy individuals, Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon and Larry Fink1. In an open letter, the signatories make “a commitment to apply the Commonsense Principles 2.0 in our businesses” and “hope others will do so as well.” Moreover, while recognizing that there is significant variation among public companies, and that not every principle will be applied in the same manner, the signatories expressed their intent to use the principles to guide their thinking, and encouraged others to do the same2.

  • Des entraves au ruissellement de la richesse

    15 juin 2018
    Dominique Lemoine

    Des sociétés cotées ne se servent pas des montants qu’elles épargnent grâce à des baisses de l’impôt des sociétés pour investir dans leur fonctionnement, créer des emplois ou redistribuer leurs profits de manière plus socialement responsable dans leur collectivité, mais plutôt pour racheter de leurs propres actions, ce qui en fait artificiellement grimper le prix, au bénéfice de leurs dirigeants et au détriment d’épargnants et investisseurs.

  • Des actions cotées en cents manipulables

    Montréal, le 25 novembre 2016 — Des loups de la finance et des proches de la mafia peuvent rôder dans le milieu des actions cotées en cents, rappelle une enquête conjointe des émissions de télévision Enquête et Fifth Estate.

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