Shareholder Engagement Series: Proxy Prep

November 29, 2017

You are cordially invited to attend our Shareholder Engagement Series session designed to brief you on what to expect with the upcoming proxy season. Our program will feature a panel discussion with industry observers, including Ropes & Gray partners in our mergers & acquisitions and shareholder engagement and activism practices.

We will explore current trends in shareholder engagement with a focus on the latest “asks” by investors and the various strategies and defenses used to handle the demands of shareholders, whether activists or not. The event will conclude with a reception.


DATE         Wednesday, November 29, 2017

TIME          4:00 – 7:30 PM

PLACE       Ropes & Gray LLP | 1211 Avenue of the Americas | 38th Floor | New York


Topics of discussion will include:

  • Resurgence of M&A Activism
  • Changing Tactics on Board Nominations (including as to Board Refreshment, Diversity/Gender Equality and the Aftermath of Election Contests)
  • Increasingly Aggressive Short-Selling Campaigns
  • Latest Updates on Activist Strategy to Seek CEO Resignations
  • More Demanding Shareholder Proposals

For more information about our mergers & acquisitions, shareholder engagement and activism and corporate & shareholder litigation practices, please reach out to the attorneys highlighted in the Attorney Profiles.

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