Register Now: Mock proxy fight: Preparing you to win
Shareholder activism has replaced the hostile takeover as the greatest threat to public companies. In 2016 alone, there were over 230 reported shareholder activism campaigns and 110 proxy fights in the U.S. If you’ve never faced one, you better be ready. If you have, you know the importance of planning and early action.
Register now for Mock Proxy Fight – So, You Think You’re Ready for a Fight? This 1-hour webinar, at no cost to you, will provide critical information about shareholder activism trends and tactics, and include audience participation in a “mock proxy contest” to help you prepare to win both the battle and the war.
Who should attend
CEO, CFO, General Counsel, Directors, Investor Relations Professionals, Corporate Communications
About the presenters
Kai Liekefett is the head of Vinson & Elkins’ Shareholder Activism Response Team and a corporate partner with 15 years of experience practicing law in New York, Houston, London, Germany, Hong Kong and Tokyo. V&E is the No. 1 law firm for activism defense according to The Wall Street Journal/FactSet SharkRepellent and Thomson Reuters league tables (2016 YTD) and won Activist Insight’s 2016 award for the No. 1 law firm for company defense.
Lisa Rose is president of Dix & Eaton and previously led the firm’s Investor Relations practice. She has more than 20 years of varied corporate and agency experience in investor relations, corporate communications, and accounting and finance – including working for two public companies. Dix & Eaton’s nationally recognized Investor Relations practice has been providing senior-level IR counsel to public companies around strategic messaging, shareholder activism, and has counseled on proxy contests brought by more than a dozen different activist organizations.