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Shareholder Activism: Will 2018 Be a Record-breaking Year for Activism?
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2018

Driven by the momentum of a robust year in 2017, shareholder activism reached record highs in the first half of 2018. Globally, 610 companies were


Inbound Japanese tech M&A rides the shareholder activism wave
  • White & Case LLP
  • Japan
  • September 5 2018

A powerful mix of political, economic and demographic factors has resulted in a record level of inbound M&A activity targeting Japan’s tech sector


Japan’s 2018 Proxy Season Results Announced (Shareholder Activism Update (2))
  • White & Case LLP
  • Japan
  • July 18 2018

The number of shareholder proposals made by activist shareholders and the number of public companies facing shareholder proposals in general both


Advance Notice Bylaws: A Key Defense Against Shareholder Activists
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

A highlight from the 2018 proxy season was a Washington state court's enforcement of an advance notice bylaw against an activist hedge fund. Although


Department of Labor Issues New Guidance on ESG Investing
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2018

On April 23, 2018, the Department of Labor ("DOL") released Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01 (the "FAB"). The FAB has particular significance for


Shareholder activism: How can companies protect themselves?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 10 2018

Glaucus' recent attack on Blue Sky Alternative Investments demonstrates the devastating effect an activist short seller can have on a company's share


Spotlight on the Gender Pay Gap in the US
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

In the US, pay equity is a hot button issue for employers for a number of reasons: reputational concerns are triggered with increasing shareholder


Department of Labor Warns about Socially Responsible Investing and Shareholder Activism
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

On April 23, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued Field Assistance Bulletin 2018-01 (FAB 2018-1) warning its national and regional offices that


Federal Court decision deals setback to rising Shareholder Activism in Australia
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 26 2018

Shareholder activism has been growing in popularity in Australia. It is a means by which minority shareholders can band together to pressure boards to


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