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Is America Ready for the Coming Trade Wars?

Feb 2017

Is America Ready for the Coming Trade Wars?

President Trump’s anti-trade policies, if enacted, could have severe economic consequences for the United States. That’s something the majority of the public doesn’t understand. The time to get America up to speed is right now.

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The Unknown Unknowns of Doing Business in India

Feb 2017

The Unknown Unknowns of Doing Business in India

India’s high-growth market is a pocket of optimism to global investors, but only those who can navigate the many quirks of the country’s business environment will find success. Here's what they need to know.

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Getting Corporate Communications Up to Speed in the Snapchat Era

Feb 2017

Getting Corporate Communications Up to Speed in the Snapchat Era

More and more companies are utilizing the vast array of social media networks to get their messages out to the public. So why is Corporate Communications so skittish about hopping on the bandwagon?

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Reorganize Now or Liquidate Later?

Jan 2017

Reorganize Now or Liquidate Later?

Why are so many chapter 11 retailers squeezed into liquidation?

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Preparing for Takeoff: What TV Ad Sellers Can Learn from the Airline Industry

Jan 2017

Preparing for Takeoff: What TV Ad Sellers Can Learn from the Airline Industry

The airlines have developed a sophisticated approach for maximizing the value of ticket pricing. The same approach can work for a TV ad industry combatting falling ad rates and viewership. Here’s how it’s done.

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Whose Mandate is it Anyway?

Jan 2017

Whose Mandate is it Anyway?

What do Americans expect in the first 100 days of a Donald Trump administration? An FTI survey of 2016 voters provides insightful, if not surprising, results.

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Are We Dialing Down Nuclear Power at Precisely the Wrong Time?

Jan 2017

Are We Dialing Down Nuclear Power at Precisely the Wrong Time?

When it comes to the future of nuclear energy, the EPA’s mandate to reduce CO2 emissions from power plants is well intentioned but could result in cost hikes for consumers. Here’s why.

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What's a Key Ingredient in the Formula for a Successful Spin-off?

Dec 2016

What's a Key Ingredient in the Formula for a Successful Spin-off?

Answer: A little “cash chemistry.” Companies that focus on optimizing their use of working capital stand a better chance of surviving and thriving.

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One Continent. One Market. One Click?

Dec 2016

One Continent. One Market. One Click?

The European Commission’s plan to create a digital single market that cuts across the national boundaries of the continent and boosts competition is gaining momentum. Now if the EC can just overcome those annoying regulatory hurdles...

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10 Moves Your Company Should Make Now to Ward Off Shareholder Activists

Nov 2016

10 Moves Your Company Should Make Now to Ward Off Shareholder Activists

The term “shareholder activism” evokes the image of a white knight. But in the 1980s, activists were called “corporate raiders,” a term that evokes a much different image. As the perception of activists has changed over the years, so has the means for dealing with them.

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Memo to a CEO Considering Social Activism

Nov 2016

Memo to a CEO Considering Social Activism

Today’s public expects CEOs to take a stand on national policy issues. In this open letter, FTI’s CEO of Strategic Communications offers expert advice to a CEO preparing to speak out for the first time.

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China M&As Eye Western Tech: Tense Times Follow

Nov 2016

China M&As Eye Western Tech: Tense Times Follow

Chinese companies are trying to scoop up Western tech companies in M&A mega deals, with big rewards for all. But suspicions on both sides continue to scuttle some of the deals. Here’s why.

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Hurry Up and Wait, Argentina!

Nov 2016

Hurry Up and Wait, Argentina!

Argentina’s new President, Mauricio Macri, came into office in December 2015 with a mandate to evolve the nation towards a more market-oriented economy. The result has been limited progress mixed with pain. Will the people stick by him and allow him to reach his goals?

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Five Key Takeaways from a Banner Year in Proxy Fights

Nov 2016

Five Key Takeaways from a Banner Year in Proxy Fights

Driven by a recent history of success, the number of winning proxy fights in 2016 again topped the 50% mark.

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Dead Malls Give Rise to New Town Centers

Oct 2016

Dead Malls Give Rise to New Town Centers

With a soft consumer economy and rise in online shopping, the majority of U.S. malls are struggling. But a new, innovative solution for reinvention holds promise for both investors and local communities.

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