Kathleen Wailes

Kathleen Wailes

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Activist Investing Gains Momentum: The Top Ten For 2013

Some have called this the ‘golden age of activist investing.' Others have described the current climate in a less flattering light, as ‘Investor Activism Gone Wild.’ Pitched battles have played out on a very public stage as...more

2/19/2014 - Activist Apple Dell Fannie Mae Freddie Mac Herballife Investors JCPenney Microsoft Oracle Proctor & Gamble Sony Transocean

Levick Monthly - June 2013: The New Balance; The Impact Of The SEC’s Social Media Pronouncement + How To Protect Your Brand From...

In This Issue: - COVER STORY ..The Impact of The SEC’s Social Media - CORPORATE & REPUTATION ..Everything You Know About Charity Is Wrong - CRISIS ..How Kraft Can Neutralize a Crusading Food...more

7/12/2013 - Blogging Platforms Charitable Donations Charitable Organizations Congressional Investigations & Hearings Employer Liability Issues Hackers SEC Social Media Social Media Policy Twitter

Securities Class Actions Increasingly Target The C-Suite

According to a recently-published PricewaterhouseCoopers report, corporate executives are being named in an alarmingly high percentage of securities class action filings. In 2012, 94 percent of such filings explicitly named...more

4/16/2013 - C-Suite Executives Class Action Disclosure Requirements Personal Liability SEC Social Media

Levick Weekly - March 29, 2013: 6 Ways To Survive The U.S. Congress

In This Issue: - Financial Regulators Compete; JPMorgan Loses - Six Ways to Survive the U.S. Congress - How to Protect Your Brand from a Twitter Hacking - Blogs Worth Following - LEVICK In the News -...more

4/1/2013 - Blogs Brand CFPB CFTC Congressional Investigations & Hearings Dodd-Frank DOJ FBI FDIC Hackers Jamie Dimon JPMorgan Chase Passwords SEC Social Media Twitter

Financial Regulators Compete, JPMorgan Loses

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC); the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); and the Office of the Comptroller of...more

3/29/2013 - CFPB CFTC FBI FDIC JPMorgan Chase OCC SEC

Levick Weekly - January 18, 2013: I Was Wrong - How One Activist’s Apology Changes the GMO Debate

In This Issue: - 'I Was Wrong’ How One Activist’s Apology Changes The GMO Debate - What’s Next From The CFPB - Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins Levick - Activist Investors IN 2013: “Success Begets...more

1/18/2013 - Activist CFPB GMO Gun Laws Investors Mortgages NRA

Activist Investors In 2013: “Success Begets Success”

When the Activist Investor Conference 2013 convenes next week in New York City, there will be no shortage of optimism among those who make their livings ousting boards, shaking up managements, and dismantling monolithic...more

1/16/2013 - Activist Danone Netflix Proctor & Gamble

Levick Weekly - January 11, 2013: Bank Of America Is At The Crossroads (Again)

In This Issue: - Herbalife Speaks For Itself As Ackman And Loeb Duke It Out - Lance Armstrong: Coming Clean Won’t Be Enough - Bank Of America Is At The Crossroads (Again) - White Collar Enforcement In 2013...more

1/13/2013 - Acquisitions Bank of America Blogs Doping Enforcement Food Labeling Herballife Lance Armstrong Performance Enhancing Drugs Proposition 37 Short Sales

North Carolina Regulators Find Fault With Duke Energy’s Bait And Switch

When Duke Energy first approached Progress Energy about a potential merger in early 2011, Duke CEO James E. Rogers assured Progress CEO William D. Johnson that he was willing to take the position of executive chairman and...more

12/13/2012 - Board of Directors CEOs Merger-of-Equals Transparency

Crowdfunding – How Communications Will Provide The Keys To Capital

Reports that U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Mary Schapiro will be leaving her post next week have raised questions as to the fate of a number of high-profile issues currently on the Commission’s...more

12/7/2012 - Crowdfunding FINRA JOBS Act SEC

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