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A boutique firm with unparalleled expertise in business and technology. We have good command of industrial ecology and legal practice, and have undertaken highly regarded cases. Because the small business scope, we pay more emphasis on effectiveness and efficiency, and choose clients with deliberation. The managing partner not only has extensive experiences in various legal issues more over than 20 years, but invests and manages several technology companies. In addition, he always checks each case rigorously. Clients’ business objectives are our primary focus. To achieve the same in the most cost-effective fashion trumps all seemingly sophisticated legal discussions.

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2015 - 04 - 24

Morgan Stanley Hiring Lawyer to Head Activist-Defense Group

Bank’s team, led by David Rosewater, to help defend corporate clients from activist challengers

Morgan Stanley has brought in a new weapon to help defend its corporate clients from activist investors: a leading activist lawyer.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/morgan-stanley-hiring-lawyer-to-head-activist-defense-group-1429800820?tesla=y

成功與回報這件事,得全靠市場。

PChome這些年來雖然沒啥長進,但在台灣仍屬最強的電商品牌,年年營收獲利不斷攀高。然而,它市值多少?才不過12億美金。KKBOX已是全球極其少數能創造獲利的音樂串流業者,市值也還沒上10億美金。亞馬遜、阿里、谷歌這種動輒千億起跳的姑不論,莫名其妙就衝破20億美金的美國新創網路公司比比皆是,那是怎麼回事?

新約聖經馬太福音第13章裡,耶穌講了個比喻:「有一個撒種的出去撒種;撒的時候,有落在路旁的,飛鳥來吃盡了;有落在土淺石頭地上的,土既不深,發苗最快,日頭出來一曬,因為沒有根,就枯乾了;有落在荊棘裏的,荊棘長起來,把它擠住了;又有落在好土裏的,就結實,有100倍的,有60倍的,有30倍的」。

撒的種子落在什麼土裡,基本上決定將來的收成。所以,看懂台灣的籌資、創業、收成的環境,你可以決定要不要以它為主要市場撒種。

就以這位年僅46歲、專職幫銀行客戶對抗activist investor的併購律師為例,Morgan Stanley核給他的年薪至少在500萬美金以上,再加進經常為數不小於年薪的紅利。世界上什麼樣的律師有這種行情?不但得是最聰明、最敏捷、算計能力最強的律師,更還得是穿梭在華爾街的律師。

搞清楚自己幾斤幾兩,再選對主攻市場。嘴砲與民粹,不會幫你我賺大錢的。

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