Now, You're Talking: Tools for Communicating to Shareholders

Posted by Angie Goertz on Nov 8, 2017 3:16:42 PM

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.

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Topics: Social Media, corporate communications, Shareholders, Corporate Governance, Press Releases

Sports Direct Chairman Beats Activist Investors in Rematch

Posted by Angie Goertz on Sep 7, 2017 3:49:50 PM

This week, investors’ attempt to oust the chairman of a giant sporting goods retailer in England were unsuccessful — again.

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Topics: Investors, Activist Investors, Shareholders, Corporate Governance

Looser Bank Regulations Good for Shareholders?

Posted by Angie Goertz on Aug 10, 2017 9:45:05 AM

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.

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Topics: Banks, Investors, Economic Growth, Bank Regulations, Shareholders

Avon Activist Investor Calls for CEO Makeover

Posted by Angie Goertz on Aug 4, 2017 9:51:18 AM

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.

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Topics: Investors, Activist Investors, CEO, Shareholders