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Activism

Activist Spotlight: Share Lending Under Fire

By Ronald Orol
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Published: December 17th, 2021
A regulatory proposal requiring big index fund managers and other institutional investors to disclose share lending programs could upend short-selling activism and drive an uptick in ESG voting.
Activism

Drinks With The Deal: Eduardo Gallardo of Gibson Dunn

By David Marcus
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Published: December 16th, 2021
Eduardo Gallardo, co-chair of M&A and chair of the activist defense group at Gibson Dunn, discusses the universal proxy, the Williams case and more on this week's Drinks With The Deal podcast.
Activism

Drinks With The Deal: Willkie's Tariq Mundiya

By David Marcus
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Published: December 2nd, 2021
Willkie head of litigation Tariq Mundiya discusses the Williams poison pill case from earlier this year as well as the CytoDyn decision and the evolution of Delaware's Caremark doctrine in this week's Drinks With The Deal podcast.
Activism

CorpGov: Barshay Says Lina Khan Can't Sue Everybody

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: October 1st, 2021
The powerhouse corporate attorney handed out some advice to companies, ESG investors and the broader investment community at The Deal's Corporate Governance 2021 conference.
Activism

Greenmail Under Microscope in Ohio

By Ronald Orol
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Published: September 1st, 2021
A pension fund’s complaint targeting two activist investors who settled with discount retailer Big Lots last year could have far-reaching implications for insurgent fund campaigns at companies in the state and beyond.