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Matt Abedi

Matt Abedi is a research analyst for NACD.


Entries by Matt Abedi

IPO Activity Suggests Greater Confidence in Markets

November 24, 2014

The recent uptick in IPO activity may be short-lived, a diminishing effect of the JOBS Act.

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Pay Dividends Today or Reinvest for Tomorrow?

September 25, 2014

A look at the perpetual dilemma of finding the balance between returning cash to shareholders and retaining cash for investment.

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Highlights in Global Leadership

July 18, 2014

With business undergoing rapid transformations, industry experts discuss today's burning issues of leadership, including culture, risk, and talent.

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Is the Value of Independence Overstated?

July 18, 2014

Striving toward greater board independence is largely seen among governance experts as a commendable pursuit; however Urska Velikonja, an assistant professor at the Emory University School of Law, has reservations.

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A Change in Governance Ratings Has Companies Checking Their Scores

May 21, 2014

Revisions to ISS governance risk scoring system include greater focus on independent directors.

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Inside Knowledge: Raised by Mother Merrill

May 21, 2014

In Catching Lightning in a Bottle, Winthrop H. Smith Jr. chronicles the history of Merrill Lynch from the company's revolutionary rise to the final shareholder meeting before its acquisition.

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Seeing Revolution in Correlations

September 20, 2013

Big data puts on display what is happening, allowing companies to make strategic choices heretofore beyond imagination.

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Mastering a Delicate Balance

July 23, 2013

The effective GC reports to the board on an increasing array of issues.

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