As part of the firm's Corporate Governance Series, Skadden presented on January 14 a New York seminar and webinar on "Shareholder Activism and Engagement." The program focused on the latest developments and trends concerning governance and economic shareholder activism. Our panelists analyzed those developments and discussed steps companies can take to be prepared for activist approaches, including proactive shareholder engagement strategies. Panelists included Stephen L. Brown, senior director of corporate governance at TIAA-CREF; Joele Frank, managing partner at Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher; Abe M. Friedman, managing partner at CamberView Partners; and Skadden M&A partners Marc Gerber and Richard Grossman.
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