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VIRTUAL EVENT

Governance Watch: The New Era of Shareholder Activism

JUNE 28, 2021

Welcome

With the COVID-19 pandemic receding in the U.S., we are seeing “shareholder activism with a big “A” – that is, efforts to change the company’s strategy, disrupt deals, and replace directors – come roaring back to pre-pandemic levels. Join experts from Cleary Gottlieb, Goldman Sachs, and Innisfree M&A (the firm that represented activist hedge fund Engine No.1 in its landmark proxy fight against ExxonMobil) as they discuss:

  • ESG as a wedge issue in proxy fights, including the lessons to be learned from ExxonMobil
  • Other key trends in ESG activism
  • The latest developments in deal-related activism, including the growing use of “bumpitrage” to drive up the target company’s stock price
  • The changing dynamics and cast of players in shareholder activism in Europe and Asia

Who Should Attend: Current and prospective board members of public and private companies; CEOs and other C-suite executives; general counsel; corporate secretaries; corporate attorneys; investors; corporate governance professionals.

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