Mayer Brown - Corporate Governance SeminarLouis Barbier joined a discussion hosted by Mayer Brown to discuss governance of listed companies. 18 January 2019
- Major changes to anticipate under the Pact Law,
- Key takeaways from recent governance crises; and
- Evolving shareholder expectations of companies’ governance practices and disclosures.
Activist investors are expected to launch more and bolder campaigns for change among European companies in the year ahead, advisers told Reuters, after a record number in 2023.
AQTION, a subsidiary of SquareWell Partners, published its inaugural study – ‘Stewardship in AQTION’ – which details how the world’s largest 65 asset managers and owners steward their portfolio companies and how they incorporate extra-financial considerations into their investment decision-making processes.
Carl Icahn is preparing for a second board battle at gene-sequencing company Illumina after shareholders elected his candidate, Andrew Teno, to the company’s board and ousted the chairman, John Thompson, in May. Icahn then successfully pushed out former CEO Frances DeSouza in June.