Anti-Trust Matters

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Public Opinion Impacts Legal Outcomes. Monopoly lawsuits. Accusations of price fixing. FTC investigations. Investigating Big Tech. Antitrust cases are often decided in the court of public opinion, where the public and marketplace’s opinion can have a huge impact on the path regulators and law enforcement decide to take. It’s about much more than what the [...]

Malfeasance/ #MeToo

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When Silence isn’t Golden. The #MeToo Movement’s unapologetic call for accountability has changed the landscape of sexual misconduct and gender parity in the workplace. While protecting powerful executives and muting accusers through non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) once served as the playbook for employers when malfeasance reared its ugly head, victims of harassment are now speaking out [...]

Activists Investors

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The Rebrand of Corporate Raiders to Activist Investors. It sounds so much less threatening — “activist investors.” Increasingly companies and their boards are facing activist investors, sometimes in league with deep intelligence, plaintiffs, and regulators to make companies more accessible. After engaging management privately under the auspices of having “constructive” conversations, the once civil conversation [...]

M&A

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Can You Convince the Marketplace? Regardless of if your company is on the buying or selling side of a merger or acquisition, your overall success hinges on your ability to convince the marketplace that you’re creating greater value for all stakeholders. And controlling the public narrative so that news of your new entity’s ability to [...]

Boardroom and C-suite liability

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Criminalizing the Boardroom. "Which office do I go to get my reputation back?" Raymond Donovan, former Secretary of Labor Corporate criminalization is no longer an anomaly; it’s an increasingly common event that’s happening across the US. And while there are, unfortunately, no shortage of corporate executives that have committed crimes and deserve punishment, there is [...]

Accessing US Markets

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Connections Count. Companies that are seeking to begin or extend operations in the US require an agency with both cultural fluency and mastery of the channels that work best. Introducing brands, products and new perspectives demands a careful balancing of a diverse range of strategic communications services. Communicating with key audiences in the US, from [...]