Shareholder Activism: Current Trends & Tactics
Morris Nichols partner Patricia O. Vella will join a panel discussion on public company shareholder activism on Oct. 14, 2014. The program titled “Shareholder Activism: Current Trends & Tactics” will be hosted by Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. in Minneapolis, MN.
Vella—along with fellow panelists David A. Katz (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz), James E. Rossman (Lazard) and Richard H. Grubaugh (D.F. King & Co, Inc.), moderated by John Houston (Fredrikson & Byron)—will explore activist tactics, responses by companies and preparations directors and officers may implement. Takeaways include:
- Review of activist profiles and common tactics they use
- Outline of what companies can do to prepare for activist attacks
- Examination of prevalence of activism and the types of companies where it takes place
- Review of the legal considerations for boards