The increasing number of hostile attacks warrants preparation in advance. Careful planning is critical, as some attacks are designed to facilitate a takeover or force a sale of the target. Learn the art of responding to an attack from this team of experts:
Ian Foster, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Jim Langston, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Scott Winter, Managing Director, Innisfree
Among the topics of this program are:
What steps can companies take to prepare in advance for a hostile attacks, including how to prepare the board?
What type of responses are required – or recommended – with those that mount an attack, including the litigation perspective?
What do activists look for in a potential target, including both financial & governance characteristics?
What can companies do now to improve their relations with activists and be proactive?