Market Changes and the Emergence of New Players Together Are Impacting Activism

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

Richard J. Grossman Neil P. Stronski Demetrius A. Warrick Alexander J. Vargas

Partners Richard Grossman, Neil Stronski and Demetrius Warrick highlight the latest features of an evolving activist environment, including:

  • New players.
  • New SEC rules.
  • A shift of focus toward capital allocation issues.
  • Activists’ increasing willingness to work with companies privately.