Shareholder Activism Defense: What Companies Need to Know About Advance Notice Bylaws

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September 25, 2019

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Please join Morgan Lewis corporate partner and shareholder activism defense practice leader Keith E. Gottfried and Morgan Lewis securities litigation partner Michael D. Blanchard for our latest shareholder activism defense webinar, "Shareholder Activism Defense: What Companies Need to Know About Advance Notice Bylaws.”

This 60-minute webinar will provide an overview of advance notice bylaws, including the purposes of advance notice bylaws, how advance notice bylaw requirements are distinct from Rule 14a-8 shareholder proposal requirements, the legal basis of advance notice bylaws, the key components of advance notice bylaws, applicable proxy advisory firm policies, and some of the significant court decisions related to advance notice bylaws. This webinar is the latest installment of our webinar series on shareholder activism defense. In case you missed any of our earlier shareholder activism defense webinars, they are all available on-demand.

About the Morgan Lewis shareholder activism defense practice

Morgan Lewis’s nationally recognized shareholder activism defense practice advises public companies in a wide array of industries with respect to preparing for and/or responding to high-profile proxy contests, special meeting demands, consent solicitations, withhold and vote-no campaigns, shareholder proposals, and other activist shareholder campaigns as well as contests for corporate control and contested M&A situations. Our shareholder activism defense practice also advises on strategies for lessening a company’s vulnerability to activist shareholders, strategic communications, shareholder engagement, board composition enhancement, and board advisory and corporate governance matters. More information on our shareholder activism defense practice can be found here.

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