Delaware’s governor named Andre Bouchard, a lawyer who has represented both companies and investors in corporate disputes, to lead the state’s chancery court, the highest-profile business court in the U.S.
Michael Ovitz, the former Hollywood agent whose company was said to have created enemies “the way a hurricane produces raindrops,” first met Gary Cohn over lunch at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s headquarters in June 2009.
When Magic Johnson approached Michael Ovitz about how to grow his career off the court, the super-agent gave him some surprising advice. For a deeper look at Magic Johnson's life as an entrepreneur check out Bloomberg Game Changers: Magic Johnson, April 5 at 9pm ET/PT. (Source: Bloomberg)
John Mack, the former head of Morgan Stanley, is going into business with a 77-year-old tax lawyer who oversees more than $15 billion in investment assets for clients such as ex-basketball star Magic Johnson and the founding family of Estee Lauder Cos., Bloomberg News’s Miles Weiss reports.
Delaware Chancery Court Chief Judge William B. Chandler III , who oversaw challenges to the Walt Disney Co. and Hewlett-Packard Co. boards as head of one of the most important U.S. business litigation courts, is stepping down. Chandler, 60, led the influential five-member court since 1997 and most recently ruled on Air Products & Chemicals Inc. ’s hostile $5 billion bid for Airgas Inc.
Fred Dunbar, an oft-cited specialist on damages in securities lawsuits who helped lead NERA Economic Consulting for 30 years before joining the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2009, has died. He was 67.