8 - 9 a.m., Networking breakfast
9 - 10:30 a.m., Discussion
CLE credit pending
The Conference Board Governance Center, Northwestern Law and McGuireWoods are
co-hosting a Director Roundtable focusing on preparation for and response to
investor activism, and the implications of activism for corporate America and
the economy. Our panel will also consider recent investor requests and board
responses regarding “proxy access” bylaws.
- Steve Odland, Committee for Economic Development (CED) of The
Conference Board – Mr. Odland is the president of the CED, a current
public company director and the former chairman and CEO at several other
public companies. He will share his personal experience with activist
investors and his thoughts on the effects of today’s activism on corporate
decision-making and policy.
- Chris Wightman, CamberView Partners – Mr. Wightman will offer
guidance based on his experience advising management and boards on preparing
for and reacting to activist interest.
- Professor Allan Horwich, Northwestern University School of Law –
Professor Horwich will analyze and lead discussion of proxy access bylaws
being proposed by shareholders and voluntarily adopted by U.S. public
Who Should Attend
Board members, C-level executives, institutional shareholders, proxy vote
advisors, general counsel, securities attorneys, corporate secretaries,
governance professionals, investor relations professionals
For more information please contact
Andrew Brennan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our programs are intended for the benefit of our clients and contacts and we reserve the right to refuse any registration at our sole discretion.