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IPO, Investor Communications Focus of Securities Institute

Preparing for and executing an IPO, earnings releases, earnings call and other investor communications are among key topics to be covered during the 44th Annual Securities Regulation Institute hosted by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law from Jan. 23 to 25 at the Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado, California.Led by top securities law practitioners, this year’s institute includes perspectives from in-house and private-practice attorneys, scholars and regulators about recent laws and developments in the corporate and securities law fields.

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Trump Presidency to Affect the Quality of Financial Reporting Information

The number of companies using 'creative accounting techniques' can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states when Donald Trump becomes US President tomorrow, according to new research from the University of Bath.

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Telecommuting Extends the Work Week, at Little Extra Pay

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Telecommuting may not be as advantageous as employees think. A new study shows working from home adds extra hours to the work week, at little additional pay. The findings may change workers’ perceptions of the value of telecommuting and could spur employers to better define the work-at-home workday. Results in the journal Social Forces.

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Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Research, Equity, Fund Directors, investment advisers

Study Questions Popularity of Large Buyout Fund Groups That Boast Famous Names but Consistently Post Mediocre Results

A potential investor in a buyout fund group can be like a major league baseball team looking to sign an All-Star batter, two Johns Hopkins Carey Business School researchers suggest in a new paper.

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Study Finds Current Corporate Sustainability Reporting Misses the Mark

A new study finds that corporate sustainability reporting often focuses on issues that are unimportant to stakeholders, and offers specific suggestions to improve the content of future corporate sustainability reporting efforts.

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Extreme Space Weather-Induced Blackouts Could Cost US More Than $40 Billion Daily

New study finds more than half the loss occurs outside the blackout zone

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7 Things to Keep in Mind About the US Economy in 2017

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Darden School of Business Professor Rich Evans and UVA economics professor Edwin Burton offer insights on what 2017 may bring for the U.S. economy

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Patients Face ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills From Out-of-Network Specialists

The average anesthesiologist, emergency physician, pathologist and radiologist charge more than four times what Medicare pays for similar services, often leaving privately-insured consumers stuck with surprise medical bills that are much higher than they anticipated, new research in JAMA suggests.

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Local Economy Runs in Part on Union

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When Paul Camelo, franchise owner of a Dunkin’ Donuts blocks from campus, recently moved his cramped store to bigger digs directly across the street, he wanted to recognize the College.

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Barriers Limit Black Households’ Access to Financial Services

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While black households see value in using financial planning services, most don’t pursue it due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups.

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Study: More Disclosure Drives Major Companies to Pay More in Taxes

There's perhaps an unintended consequence of the SEC getting better information to investors: Firms paying up to $3 billion of additional federal, state and foreign government taxes in a single year.

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FSMB Outlines Medical Regulation Priorities in Letter to President-Elect Trump

Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) President and CEO, Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, sent a letter to President-Elect Donald J. Trump, outlining FSMB's medical regulation priorities.

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Home Delinquency Rates Lower Among ACA Households

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If you are on Obamacare, you are likely a better tenant or homeowner.

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Never Too Early for Startups to Go Global, Study Says

Startups taking the plunge into international markets early may not face any bigger challenges than those firms that remain domestic or choose to expand later on, according to a new study.

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Doomed to Fail? Last Century Financial Regulations No Match for Today's Market

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An ineffective “top-down patchwork” of regulations will not save the United States economy from the next big and inevitable financial crisis. That’s the premise of a new book by West Virginia University professors Karen Kunz and Jena Martin.

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Health Equity Study Compares Segregation, Low Birth Weight in Chicago and Toronto

A new study reveals that low birth weight is strongly associated with racial and ethnic segregation in Chicago neighborhoods. In Toronto, however, communities with high proportions of racial and ethnic minorities did not have greater rates of low birth weight. Researchers from the Center for Community Health Equity, a collaboration of DePaul University and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, believe the findings can inform future research on the root causes of health inequities.

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Why Better Choices Depend on ‘Libertarian Paternalism’

Nudging people toward better behavior through policy can be effective, but can face resistance if people feel their autonomy is threatened.

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Darden School, UVA Darden School of Business, Pedro Matos, foreign investment, Economic Growth, Investing, Innovation, International Finance, investor relations, Shareholder, Globablization, Finance, Global Markets

Financial Globalization and the 'Locust' Myth

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Professor Pedro Matos discusses his research that shows that foreign capital is generally good for public firms, spurring long-term investment, employment and innovation

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‘Just About Managing’ Families Need More Help to Save Researchers Say

Three-fifths of low and middle income households are currently unable to save money, while for people already saving, the ratio between spending and saving is dramatically falling, researchers say. A new report from CHASM, University of Birmingham’s research Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, is calling on the government and employers to do more to help those on lower incomes to start saving.

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Tallying the Social Cost of Climate-Changing Carbon Dioxide

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A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee today released a report aimed at ensuring that estimates of the social cost of carbon dioxide used by the U.S. government keep reflecting state-of-the-art science and evidence. Rutgers Today asked committee member Robert E. Kopp, an associate professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers, to discuss the topic.







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