CEOs see some good news and bad for the rest of 2020


CEOs were asked: In just a few sentences, what is your business outlook for the rest of 2020, assuming there is not another COVID-19 shutdown in the fall?


I think it’s in the fabric of who we are as Americans, and Miamians, to rise to the occasion. Despite the fact that 2020 has presented us with unprecedented challenges, we are stepping up to address them with new solutions. I believe there is a lot of opportunity for creativity and growth in business overall; as we move toward a new post-COVID-19 normal, particular verticals — namely travel and tourism — that are vital to Miami will rely on innovations to products and experiences. The talent landscape is poised to see a boost as well. With companies like Twitter allowing teams to work remotely indefinitely, and other companies needing to find more cost-efficient work locations than, say, San Francisco, we become

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IPO Edge to Host IPO Summit Webinar on June 25


Virtual Event Participants include Sidley Austin LLP, MorganFranklin Consulting, Nasdaq, and ICR

As the capital markets gradually recover and companies begin planning for initial public offerings, IPO Edge will host a virtual IPO Summit to discuss a number of timely topics to help corporate issuers prepare. The approximately 90-minute event will be on Thursday, June 25, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. To register for the IPO Summit please click here.

The webcast, hosted in partnership with Sidley Austin LLP, MorganFranklin Consulting, Nasdaq, ICR, and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association, will consist of two panel discussions, followed by a live Q&A session.

The panels will cover the following topics:

  • Internal planning and readiness considerations
  • General and industry-specific considerations for companies planning to go public in 2020
  • Corporate governance considerations such as board composition and executive compensation
  • Traditional IPOs vs SPACs
  • The impact of volatility on
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25 simple charts to show friends and family who aren’t convinced racism is still a problem in America

Protesters gather in Harlem to protest the recent death of George Floyd on May 30, 2020 in New York City.
Protesters gather in Harlem to protest the recent death of George Floyd on May 30, 2020 in New York City.

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  • The United States has seen nationwide protests for weeks over the death of George Floyd in police custody, and the frustration that racism and racial inequality still persist throughout modern American life.

  • Data and research have extensively documented the ways in which Black Americans are underrepresented, overrepresented, or experience different treatment from their white counterparts.

  • These 25 charts show the extent of racial disparities in America, in areas like employment, wealth, education, home ownership, healthcare, and incarceration.

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Nationwide protests in recent weeks have rekindled a roaring public discourse about racial inequality in America.

George Floyd’s death in police custody on May 25 let loose a groundswell of public rage about the way Black Americans are policed. But it

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