Shareholder Activists at Public Companies: How Do you Deal with the Uninvited Guest? | Women in the Boardroom

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Shareholder Activists at Public Companies: How Do you Deal with the Uninvited Guest?

A board is, without a doubt, impacted when a shareholder activist joins with the goal to influence a company’s behavior. During this webinar with activism expert Greg Taxin, we will discuss:

  • Trends & prevalence of shareholder activism in today’s public markets
  • Should you consider being on an activist’s slate of directors?
  • How do you deal with an activist that approaches a board you sit on?
  • How do you deal with a fellow director that was put on the board by an activist & has a different agenda than the other directors?


Greg Taxin

Date & Time

May 17, 2019
12:00 PM


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About the Speaker

Greg Taxin

Managing Director at Spotlight Advisors, LLC

Greg Taxin is the Managing Member of Spotlight Advisors, LLC, which assists companies and investors in shareholder activist engagements. Prior to forming Spotlight Advisors, Mr. Taxin was President of the Clinton Group, a multi-strategy activist hedge fund, where he led more than 40 activist investments. Previously, Mr. Taxin was the co-founder and CEO of Glass, Lewis & Co., one of the world’s leading proxy advisory and corporate governance research firms. There, Mr. Taxin led teams that advised more than 350 institutional investors on proxy voting matters, corporate governance, activism, executive compensation and short sellers. Mr. Taxin was previously a Managing Director of Banc of America Securities and a Vice President in the investment banking department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Taxin was also a corporate litigator at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Mr. Taxin has served on several private and public company Boards. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School.

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