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16 February, 2016 | (01 hr)

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The focus of this webcast will be on international corporate governance trends and best practices. Our expert panelists will provide a range of perspectives in advance of the global 2016 annual meeting season, and address international trends focusing on shareholder rights, developing high performing boards, trends in executive compensation, contested shareholder meetings and activist investor strategies, as well as shareholder activity around environment & social issues.

Who should attend Senior business and investor executives from the legal, audit, risk, and governance functions.

Only New York CLE credit will be available for live webcast participation.  Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York for the period December 1, 2013 through November 30, 2016. 


Nicolas Grabar

Nicolas Grabar
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP


Practice focuses on international capital markets and securities regulation and on the representation of large reporting companies. Mr. Grabar plays a primary role in the firm’s work for clients including leading Mexican...Full Bio

David Jackson

David Jackson
Company Secretary
BP p.l.c.

David Jackson is Company Secretary at BP p.l.c., and has held that position since July 2003.  He is actively involved with the Board and its Committees in the development of corporate governance.  Previously he was General Counsel and Company Secretary at PowerGen from 1989 to 2002 were...Full Bio

Sung Kang

Sung Kang
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP


  • Corporate and financial transactions, including debt and equity securities offerings and acquisition finance.
  • Advice on corporate governance to multinational corporations, including preparation of codes ...Full Bio
Daniel Summerfield

Daniel Summerfield
Co-Head of Responsible Investment
USS Investment

Daniel joined USS in 2002 and co-heads the Responsible Investment Team of USS Investment Management in London. He is responsible for leading USS’s work to improve corporate governance performance of companies, hedge funds and markets in which USS invests through the development and implemen...Full Bio

Sophie L'Helias

Sophie L'Helias (Moderator)
Founder, LeaderXXchange™
ESG Center Fellow

Sophie L’Helias is a senior fellow for The Conference Board ESG Center. She began her career as an M&A attorney in New York and Paris. She later joined an event-driven hedge fund in New York as Managing Director and founded a strategic corporate governance advisory firm. An expert ...Full Bio

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