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Developments in Shareholder Activism

Howard Brod Brownstein, Sean Donahue, and Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman

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Shareholder activism continues to play a significant role in the securities markets, with an increasing impact on company boards and management. The SEC’s universal proxy rules have affected the activism landscape, with informative results from the first year. "Short attacks", where an activist shorts the stock and criticizes the company publicly, are increasingly important. Adherence to corporate governance and securities rules becomes more challenging in an activism situation.


The content of this program does not meet requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for participating.