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Videos feature insight from Latham’s Activism Defense lawyers at recent speaking engagements on vital issues including SEC rule changes, activism trends in the market, and preparing for and preempting activist insurgencies.


13D Monitor Active-Passive Investor Summit October 2020 – SEC Rule Changes

This panel of company and hedge fund lawyers, including Latham partner Christopher R. Drewry, discusses the 2020 amended reporting and proxy rules along with insights as they relate to the market. For more than a decade, this conference has been the most sought-after and ideal forum for the industry to meet, discuss, analyze, and shape the development of the activist investing space.

ICR Conference January 2021 – Shareholder Activism

This presentation by Latham attorneys Tiffany Campion and Josh Dubofsky discusses activism lessons from 2020 and expectations for developments in 2021. The ICR Conference is one of the largest investment conferences of the year featuring presentations by more than 170 public and private companies, with attendance by institutional investors, private equity professionals, equity research analysts and select media, approximating 2,500 in total.

The Deal’s Shareholder Activism Seminar February 2021 – Staying Ahead of the Curve

This panel, featuring Latham partner Josh Dubofsky, examines how companies prepare for and potentially preempt potential activist insurgencies, including dialoguing with institutional investors. Panelists share wisdom from the perspective of the C-suite, institutional investor and outside legal advisor. This virtual conference explored the strategies companies are employing to defend themselves amid the pandemic and how activists are approaching their campaigns during one of the biggest economic disruptions of the past century.

Women in the Boardroom May 2021 – Shareholder Activism

This panel, featuring Latham senior attorneyTiffany Campion, discusses the importance for board members to be aware of and prepare for any involvement by activists in their stock. Nearly every publicly traded company has had activists involved in their stock at one point or another and boards needs to be armed and ready.

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