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James Thomson
Chanticleer columnist at The Australian Financial Review (the Little chook) and watcher of Australia's rich. Husband. Dad. Go Pies.
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John Kehoe 15h
Listed fund FOFA 'loophole' slammed by Labor
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Simon Evans 11h
Any company with a combined market share of more than 50 per cent faces an uphill battle as the ACCC scrutinises beer buyout.
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With the Fed's rates decision a week away, US earnings season will highlight the strength of the American economy and some of Hamish Douglass' favourite stocks, writes Chanticleer's .
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James Thomson Jul 20
Replying to @nikiscevak
Have they in Australia? Not sure, although suspect you’re right globally. Counterpoint is many spectacular corporate failures in Oz are founder-led too - ABC Learning, Babcock & Brown, HIH, MFS, Allco, Quintis, OneTel, Guvera, Vocation. So reckon independents part of mix
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James Thomson Jul 20
Hmmmm...Hamish makes a good point share ownership amongst directors but reckon the value of strong independent directors for public companies has been pretty well established over the years. And depsite HD’s comments, Magellan board has majority independents.
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James Thomson Jul 20
For so long I’ve prayed for the King of Perth’s return...
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James Thomson Jul 19
Might be able to say the same about personality disorders in journalism too!
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James Thomson Jul 19
Replying to @FinancialReview
And here’s my piece from today’s on what I reckon are McEwan’s two big - and competing - challenges
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James Thomson Jul 19
Head chook in great form on Ross McEwan’s massive job ahead at .
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James Thomson Jul 19
In case you missed it, my read in today’s very good edition of the on Michael Hodge QC, who spoke very thoughtfully this week about how doubt can help us avoid conflicts and unconscious bias.
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Patrick Durkin Jul 19
Brilliant: Why billionaire Hamish Douglass loves Maccas. Loved his line ‘these governance guys are completely divorced from reality’
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Patrick Durkin Jul 19
Asahi buys Carlton and United Breweries for $16b
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James Thomson Jul 18
On Tuesday I went to see star Michael Hodge QC give a fascinating and thought-provoking speech on the value of doubt, and its power to help us combat conflicts and unconscious bias. Here’s my piece on his speech
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James Thomson Jul 18
My take on what’s in front of the new chief executive Ross McEwan. He’s got a busy few years ahead of him, to say the least
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James Thomson Jul 18
My piece today on ’s big deal with . Best part is - no troublesome tunnels!
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david rowe Jul 16
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Ben Potter Jul 17
And that’s not even the half of it, utterly extraordinary cash stripping before liquidation: Clive Palmer pays $135m in nickel cash to his wife
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Jason Whittaker Jul 16
REPORTER: If the President was not telling these four congresswomen to return to their supposed countries of origin, to which countries was he referring? KELLYANNE CONWAY: What's your ethnicity?
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James Thomson Jul 16
Replying to @JohnStensholt
Trust it will be one of these people?
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James Thomson Jul 16
My piece from today’s great APRA coverage in today’s
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