Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2018

Shareholder Activism & Engagement 2018

Pages: 96

ISBN: 2397-4656

  • £300.00

Charting the latest regulatory developments affecting activist investors and the companies affected by them across 16 jurisdictions, Shareholder Activism & Engagement provides the comprehensive international overview necessary to navigate this fast-growing field. Topics covered include: industries prone to shareholder activism; typical characteristics of shareholder activists; the operational, governance and sociopolitical focus of shareholder activists; strategies and tactics used by activist shareholders; strategies and tactics used by companies in response; disclosure and transparency requirements; and fiduciary duties of directors and shareholder activists.

Published in January 2018, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Introduction
    • Arthur F Golden, Thomas J Reid, Laura C Turano and Thomas D Malinowsky, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP


  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Arthur F Golden, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Mr Golden is the most senior Davis Polk partner and for nine years was a member of our Management Committee. He is also the senior independent member of the Board of Directors of Emerson Electric, where he sits on the Executive and Finance Committees and chaired the Corporate Governance Committee. He regularly represents large multinational companies with respect to consensual and contested acquisition-related   transactions, advises clients on corporate governance, shareholder activism and defensive matters, and is the senior partner in the firm’s practice in competition and antitrust matters. He acted as one of the two lead negotiators for the US tobacco industry in the effort to resolve, through legislation and settlements, the legal issues facing that industry.

Mr Golden joined the firm in 1969 and become a partner in 1978. He received his BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1966 and his JD from New York University School of Law in 1969.

Thomas J Reid, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Laura C Turano, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Ms Turano is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practising in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Her practice includes advising clients on US and international mergers and acquisitions, including public and private company transactions, and on corporate governance, shareholder activism and defensive matters.

Ms Turano joined the firm in 2012. She is admitted to the Bar of New York.

She received her B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Betta Kappa, from the University of Miami in 2007. Ms.Turano received her JD, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, in 2011 and her LLM, Taxation, in 2012, both from New York University School of Law.

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