Replay Available: V&E, Profile, Nasdaq Host 3rd Event in 2020 Governance Series – Preparing for the 2021 Proxy Season – CorpGov
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Replay Available: V&E, Profile, Nasdaq Host 3rd Event in 2020 Governance Series – Preparing for the 2021 Proxy Season
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Replay Available: V&E, Profile, Nasdaq Host 3rd Event in 2020 Governance Series – Preparing for the 2021 Proxy Season

CorpGovVinson & Elkins LLPProfile Advisors, and Nasdaq hosted the third event in the 2020 Governance Series on Wednesday, September 30, at 11am EST: Shareholder Outreach: Preparing for the 2021 Proxy Season. Event partners included JPMorgan Chase & Co.ICRMorrow SodaliBlackRock, Inc., and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association.

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The Webinar ran 90 minutes, including a live Q&A session.

Highlights included:

  • Pent-up activism from the 2020 proxy season emerging in 2021
  • Companies “getting a pass” from activists on COVID-related underperformance
  • The outlook for M&A/consolidation-focused activism
  • The broadening definition of ESG following the pandemic
  • The convergence of ESG with proxy/governance issues
  • Planning appropriate ESG disclosures

The event included two panels:

Activism

  • Lawrence S. Elbaum, Partner and Co-Head of Shareholder Activism, Vinson & Elkins
  • Greg Marose, Co-Founder, Profile Advisors
  • Benjamin Wilson, Head of North America Shareholder Engagement and M&A Capital Markets, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Michael Verrechia, Managing Director, Co-Head of M&A and Activism Advisory Group, Morrow Sodali

ESG

Moderators: John Jannarone, Editor-in-Chief, CorpGov and Hope King, Multimedia Editor, CorpGov

Links to Prior 2020 Governance Series Events:

1st Webinar in 2020 Governance Series: Best Corporate Governance Practices During the Coronavirus and Beyond

2nd Webinar in 2020 Governance Series: Activism and ESG

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Twitter: @CorpGovernor

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