Latest From Skadden

  • Recent Trends in Shareholder Activism
    Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
    Richard J. Grossman, Alexander J. Berg
    Partner Richard Grossman and associate Alex Berg look at recent trends in shareholder activism, including the increasing focus on M&A activity, the merging of activism and private equity transactions, the rise in "reluctivists" and the global expansion of activism.
  • DOJ Invokes Arbitration Option For Merger Review
    New York Law Journal
    Karen Hoffman Lent, Kenneth B. Schwartz
    Partners Karen Hoffman Lent and Kenneth Schwartz take a look at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice's recent announcement that it will use arbitration, for the first time in more than 20 years, to settle its challenge of the proposed merger of two aluminum producers.
  • ISS Proposes Benchmark Policy Changes for 2020
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Brian V. Breheny, Marc S. Gerber, Andrew J. Brady, Hagen J. Ganem, Josh LaGrange, Ryan J. Adams, Blake M. Grady, Caroline S. Kim, Justin A. Kisner, Ariana M. Taylor
    Proxy advisory firm ISS has proposed changes to its benchmark voting policies to be applied for upcoming shareholder meetings. ISS is accepting comments on the proposed changes through October 18, 2019.