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Recent Developments in Activist Investing in Japan
  • White & Case LLP
  • Japan
  • April 12 2018

Activist investor Oasis Management receives 90 approval for its proposals from minority shareholders at Tokyo Stock Exchange (ticker: 9449) listed


Navigating the Current Landscape of Shareholder Activism
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2018

On March 28, 2018, Skadden hosted the webinar “Navigating the Current Landscape of Shareholder Activism,” the fifth and final program in the 2017-18


Backing corporate activists: five ‘need-to-knows’ about proposed whistleblower reforms
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 23 2018

Australian companies are on the eve of a new age of corporate activism. New protections for whistleblowers who go public about serious corporate


Where is the Line? Options for Professional Leagues and Teams Facing On-Field Player Social Activism
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA
  • February 22 2018

In July 2016, four players on the Minnesota Lynx WNBA team wore black shirts in support of the Black Lives Matter social justice movement. The WNBA


Tax Cut Could Spur Further Shareholder Activism
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) was intended principally to simplify the tax code, reduce individual and corporate tax rates, and allow for the


Shareholder Activism at Retailers in 2018
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

Once the sole province of hedge funds and special interest groups, many mainstream institutional investors have now also embraced a more activist


Newly-Appointed NLRB General Counsel Moves to Roll Back Agency Overreach and Activism
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • December 5 2017

The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) new general counsel wasted no time in issuing comprehensive guidelines to the agency unequivocally


Insuring Against Terror: Some Common Coverage Blind Spots
  • K&L Gates
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2017

In her speech at Mansion House in July earlier this year, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said that the occurrence of terror attacks


Activists at the Gate: Court of Chancery Weighs In on Claims Involving Activist Stockholders
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

Several recent decisions applying Delaware law offer helpful insight about the impact that activist investor involvement has on board decision-making


Davies Governance Insights 2017
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • October 3 2017

Now into our seventh annual edition of Davies Governance Insights, it has become clear that corporate governance remains a focus for Canadian public