In 2012, James D.C. Barrall, of counsel and retired partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, wrote a commentary on corporate governance entitled “Building Relationships with Your Shareholders Through Effective Communication.” In it, he discussed the paradigm shift of shareholders demanding engagement with management.
This week, investors’ attempt to oust the chairman of a giant sporting goods retailer in England were unsuccessful — again.
When the Trump administration announced its intention to roll back banking regulations, which they believe slows economic growth, the reaction was delight and disappointment. How will shareholders fare? Not very well, says one economics and financial expert.
Surely, all the Skin So Soft couldn’t prevent the sting the Avon CEO must have felt when activist investors Barington Capital Group LP and NuOrion Partners AG called for her removal.