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Uber's Board and the Fiduciary Rule - Bloomberg
In June 2016, Travis Kalanick, then the chief executive officer and a major shareholder of Uber Technologies Inc., persuaded the other big shareholders to amend Uber's governing documents to give him the right to appoint three members of the company's board. via Pocket
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august 2017 by keithprime
Truth, Yachts and Accounting - Bloomberg
Radical truth. "The hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man," wrote Joseph Campbell, and Ray Dalio read that and was inspired. via Pocket
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august 2017 by keithprime
Yogurt, Liquidity and Listings - Bloomberg
Froyo Juicero! One thing that puzzles me is how Blue Apron Holdings Inc. is a tech company. Blue Apron is a grocery company; its business is to put meat and vegetables into bags and deliver them to your door so you can cook them. And yet everyone seems to think it's a tech company. via Pocket
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ICO Risks and Wells Fargo Mistakes - Bloomberg
The way an initial coin offering works is that some engineers write a whitepaper about how they're going to build a cloud storage network where you can pay for storage with tokens, and then it sells the tokens, and people flock to buy them. via Pocket
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august 2017 by keithprime
Pari Passu, Blobs and Fortune Cookies - Bloomberg
Pari passu. When Argentina defaulted on its debts in 2001, some people sued to get their money, and won court judgments, which didn't help them that much. It's not like they could foreclose on Argentina. But some hedge funds -- led by NML Capital, a unit of Elliott Management Corp. via Pocket
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august 2017 by keithprime
Bitcoin Forks and Unicorn Fakes - Bloomberg
Yesterday afternoon I wrote about how bitcoin exchanges dealt with the Bitcoin Cash hard fork and short sellers, which is a surprisingly weird story. I mentioned an analogy between a bitcoin fork and a corporate spinoff, but there is an important difference between those two events. via Pocket
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august 2017 by keithprime
Bitcoin Exchange Had Too Many Bitcoins - Bloomberg
A few months ago we talked about a weird legal dispute over the Dole Food Co. buyout. Dole's chief executive officer, David Murdock, had taken it private for $13.50 a share in 2013, but shareholders thought it was worth more. via Pocket
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