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BY: Michael D. Reif | March 13, 2019

Concessions wrenched from EU leaders aside, PM May and her latest Brexit plan again fell apart in Parliament, with lawmakers voting it down 391-242. The defeat raises the ongoing specter of a no-deal departure from the Union and a possible delay in that action, and it threatens her role as Tory leader, too – NYTimes … Continue reading

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BY: Michael D. Reif | January 15, 2019

British lawmakers are voting today on Theresa May’s updated Brexit plan, and by all accounts, it’s been a mad dash for the Prime Minister in recent weeks to shore up support for a plan “that could go down to a humiliating defeat in Parliament.” Rampant speculation aside, May has so far ruled out asking for … Continue reading

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BY: Michael D. Reif | November 2, 2018

Jobs report Friday again. Here’s what we’re watching in the numbers – Bloomberg and NYTimes and WSJ Federal prosecutors filed criminal  charges yesterday against two former Goldman Sachs investment bankers for their alleged role in the Malaysian 1MDB scandal – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and Law360 The U.S., according to an indictment unsealed this … Continue reading

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BY: Michael D. Reif | September 6, 2016

Reactions to Friday’s “status quo” jobs report (and why that wasn’t a bad thing . . .  maybe) – NYTimes and WSJ The Journal recaps the 1MDB Malaysian scandal with a particular focus on a series of banks that “missed clues and bowed to pressure” in order to allow the scheme to thrive – WSJ … Continue reading

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BY: Michael D. Reif | July 27, 2016

We heard last week about Unilever’s $1 billion acquisition of start-up Dollar Shave Club. With a few days to reflect, the Deal Professor suggests that this relatively innocuous deal should make “every other company . . . very afraid”—as the deal shows that “no company is safe from the creative destruction brought by technological change” … Continue reading