1-Day Program

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Overview

Hedge fund activism has become a ubiquitous feature of the corporate landscape, affecting public companies of all sizes. As the phenomenon has become more commonplace, it has also become more diverse, and the means of addressing it and being prepared for it have evolved. Learn about the current state of hedge fund activism and best practices for preparing for and engaging with activists. 

This program is geared to attorneys with responsibility for advising officers, directors and other senior company officials on their governance matters and issues, as well as for directors and officers themselves.

What You Will Learn

  • Key takeaways from 2019 campaigns and what to expect in 2020
  • Best practices for maximizing leverage in an activist situation
  • Strategies for successfully engaging with passive vs. active institutions
  • Understand the inextricable linkage between activism and M&A

 

Program Level: Overview

Intended Audience: Attorneys with responsibility for advising officers, directors and other senior company officials on their governance matters and issues, as well as for directors and officers themselves.

Prerequisites: An interest in shareholder engagement and related governance issues.

Advanced Prep: None

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