Shareholder Activism And Defense Strategies: Part 1

Part 1 of this article discusses the continuing surge in stockholder activism in general and election contests in particular (including some of the recent trends and causes thereof), the warning signs target companies should be closely monitoring, and the steps would-be targets can take to mitigate their vulnerability to potential activist campaigns. Part 1 further discusses the current proxy access movement and the means by which companies can enhance their defenses and “shark repellent” arsenal.
 

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