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Morgan Lewis - Shareholder Activism Defense: How Board Attributes Can Make a Company Vulnerable to an Activist Investor

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June 27, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Please join Morgan Lewis corporate partner and shareholder activism defense practice leader Keith E. Gottfried and corporate partner Sean M. Donahue for the webinar, "Shareholder Activism Defense: How Board Attributes Can Make a Company Vulnerable to an Activist Investor."

This 60-minute webinar will provide an overview of how certain attributes of a company’s board of directors can make a company vulnerable to an activist investor. Among such board attributes to be discussed will be composition, lengthy average tenures, no recent refreshment, absence of key competencies and industry expertise, lack of diversity, board leadership, board compensation, perceived lack of alignment with shareholders, perceived lack of independence, perceived entrenchment, perceived lack of engagement, perceived lack of responsiveness to shareholders and/or perceived unwillingness to hold management accountable.

CLE credit: CLE credit in CA, IL, NY, PA, TX, and VA is currently pending approval. CLE credit in CT, FL, and NJ is pending approval via reciprocity.