Red-Flagging SPACs: The Lawsuit Against Multiplan Corp.

Shareholders of the Special Purpose Acquisition Company (“SPAC”) Multiplan Corp. are suing deal sponsors, who made millions while regular investors lost big. Should we pity these investors, or chalk up another case of fools and their money being soon parted? Experience Is The Best Teacher — A Fool Can Learn No Other Way The plaintiffs’…

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Voting Laws: When Should CEOs Lead Their Companies Into Crossfires?

Dozens of CEOs and other senior leaders conferred via Zoom this past weekend to explore responses to draft voting-law reforms in various U.S. states. The Zoom call followed Major League Baseball’s pulling its 2021 All Star Game from Atlanta in response to Georgia’s recent voting law. Voting access and voting integrity lie at the heart…

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Did Overhyped Marketing Kill Two Tesla Passengers? “Autopilot” That Isn’t

Picking through the charred remains of a Tesla crash last weekend, first responders found two bodies in passenger seats, but none at the wheel. It’s possible they incorrectly used Tesla’s much-touted “Autopilot” feature. If so, did they die from their own folly, or from overhyped marketing? Electric Cars Are Not Carbon Neutral When They Burn…

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Voting Laws: When Should CEOs Lead Their Companies Into Crossfires?

Dozens of CEOs and other senior leaders conferred via Zoom this past weekend to explore responses to draft voting-law reforms in various U.S. states. The Zoom call followed Major League Baseball’s pulling its 2021 All Star Game from Atlanta in response to Georgia’s recent voting law. Voting access and voting integrity lie at the heart…

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