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Mergers and Acquitions Reporter, Columnist, Dealbook Editor — New York Times

New York Times Columnist & CNBC Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) Co-Anchor. Author, Too Big To Fail. Founder, @DealBook. Proud father. RTs ≠ endorsements

DEALBOOK - Deal Maker Looks Back, And Sighs - Web Log - — In his DealBook column, Andrew Ross Sorkin writes about a conversation with Felix Rohatyn, the veteran investment banker who helped save New York City from bankruptcy in the 1970s, advised RJR Nabisco on its sale to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts in the 1980s and sold Columbia Pictures to Sony in the 1990s.

Tony Robbins Reveals His Secret — The life coach and motivational speaker Tony Robbins spoke with Andrew Ross Sorkin of DealBook about his new book and the secret behind the brand known as Tony Robbins.

Debates at Davos Get Around to Gay Rights — The World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which begins this week, has been a top venue for controversial conversations over the years. Israelis and Palestinians have debated, for example, and luminaries from the public and private sectors have faced off on big topics like climate change, inequality and gender diversity.

Ethical Questions of Investing in Pot — Last week, the venture capital firm run by Peter Thiel - a co-founder of PayPal and an early investor in Facebook, SpaceX and Spotify - invested millions of dollars in a marijuana company.

Nelson Peltz to Start Proxy Battle at DuPont — DuPont is about to face one of the biggest challenges in its two centuries as an industrial powerhouse: a fight with one of Wall Street's most prominent activist investors over its board. The investment firm run by the billionaire Nelson Peltz announced on Thursday that it planned to nominate four director candidates, escalating its campaign to break up the $65 billion chemical maker.

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An Unusual Boardroom Battle, in Academia — A normally academic question about corporate governance has erupted into a nasty, often personal battle among elite professors, regulators and white-shoe lawyers that has raised the suggestion of securities fraud on one side and abuse of authority on the other. At the heart of the dispute is an academic paper written last month by Daniel M.

With I.P.O., Groupon Is Said to Value Itself at $15 Billion — Groupon, the social buying site that spurned a $6 billion offer from Google, is pushing ahead with plans for its initial public offering, a debut that could value the company at $15 billion or more.

Gathering Bedfellows, Odd and Otherwise, for Auld Lang Syne — Dinner is about to begin. Please, take your seats. Welcome to our annual DealBook "Closing Dinner," where we toast - and more important, roast - the corporate world and finance industry. It's been quite a year, punctuated by an assortment of highs and lows.

Polls and Related Articles From The New York Times — News about polls and related articles from The New York Times, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. The latest New York Times poll is based on telephone interviews conducted Dec. 4 through 7 with 1,006 adults throughout the United States.
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Jan 20, 2015

Follow-up thought to my column: I'm told #Microsoft also intervened...played key role working with #WEF to get LGBT issue on agenda.

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