Start Date: 10/29/2018 3:30 PM EDT
End Date: 10/29/2018 5:00 PM EDT
Venue Name: The Conference Board Offices Location:
845 3rd Ave
New York, NY United States 10022
The Conference Board
The Conference Board Governance Center and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton are hosting a discussion among a panel of distinguished speakers:
- Yvan Allaire, executive chair of the board of directors, Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations and Emeritus Professor of Strategy at L'Université du Québec à Montréal.
- Ken Bertsch, executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors.
- Charles M. Elson, Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair in Corporate Governance and director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware.
- Neil Q. Whoriskey, partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
The panelists will discuss current academic, investor and corporate views concerning the long-term effects on corporate performance of hedge fund activism. They will review historical findings and provide updated data regarding empirical research on the long-term impact of activism on shareholder value. They will also discuss the meaning and significance of the data for corporate governance, including the decline in the use of staggered boards.
Questions may be addressed to Michael Mahoney, program manager, Governance Center, The Conference Board at firstname.lastname@example.org