Webinar – Shareholder activism after Covid-19

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Corporate Secretary, IR Magazine and Computershare

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Public company leaders and boards have in recent months been focused on managing Covid-19-related issues. But now is also the time to think about and prepare for potential proxy fights, hostile or unsolicited takeover efforts and activist demands so you won’t be caught off guard in the aftermath of the pandemic. Many activist investors seem to have scaled back their activities or refrained from targeting companies during the Covid-19 crisis. However, companies should expect to see an increase in activism and M&A activity in the coming months and activists may focus on how companies performed during the crisis and the impact that the pandemic has had on employees. Our panel of experts will discuss how general counsel, corporate secretaries and IROs can best prepare for the latest and coming developments in activism, answering questions such as: • What trends are expected in post-pandemic activism and M&A? • What might make a company vulnerable and how can the board avoid this? • How can the board respond to an activist with Covid-19-related concerns? • What are the challenges of and best practices for investor engagement post-pandemic? IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary have partnered with Computershare to deliver you this webinar. IR Magazine, Corporate Secretary and Computershare will process your personal data for purposes connected with your attendance at the webinar and may send you marketing communications and information that may be of interest to you, as permitted under applicable law. You may choose to unsubscribe at any time by email with ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line or by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in any email from us or Computershare. Your data will be processed in accordance with IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary's privacy policy: www.irmagazine.com/privacy and Computershare’s privacy policy: www.computershare.com/privacy-policy
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