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V&E's Shareholder Activism practice co-heads Lawrence Elbaum and Patrick Gadson will be conducting a presentation advising companies on how to prepare against the year round attacks by shareholder activists.
Vinson & Elkins LLP - New York Office
February 23, 2023
CLE Credit
Event
Event
The event will feature Vinson & Elkins' Lawrence Elbaum and Ramey Layne alongside other panelists such as activist investors, pension funds, investment bankers, advisors and other financial community members.
The Ben Hotel in West Palm Beach, FL
February 9, 2023
Event
Event
Macro forces tamped down on M&A activity in 2022, with a reduction in cross-border and strategic transactions and a number of significant developments that impacted deal valuations and closing certainty.
January 19, 2023
Insight
Insight

Not long ago, companies could reliably project when shareholder activists would strike — and ready their defenses in advance. As sure as the seasons would turn, proposals would begin to appear around the holidays, voting would follow in the spring, and proxy contests would be over by the start of the summer.

Previously Published on CorpGov.com December 20, 2022

January 5, 2023
Event Recap
Event Recap
In this program, we focus on SEC developments affecting, and practical aspects of preparing for, public companies’ annual meetings and annual reports.
November 17, 2022
Video
Insight
Insight

Planning to raise a private equity fund with your partners? It may not be your first investment vehicle, but if your new fund is larger than what you’ve worked on in the past — say, $500 million — you may find yourself navigating unfamiliar territory when dealing with institutional investors. See below for answers to what will likely be…

November 9, 2022
Event Recap
Event Recap
In this program, attorneys in the REIT Capital Markets and Activism practices discuss recent developments in activism campaigns against REITs.
October 24, 2022
Video
Event Recap
Event Recap
In this presentation, hear from V&E’s #1 ranked Shareholder Activism Defense team as they review activism data for post de-SPAC public companies over the past few years.
October 20, 2022
Video
Insight
Insight

For activist investors pursuing environmental, social, or governance (ESG) goals, 2022 has not exactly gone according to plan. Indeed, the success of activist campaigns involving demands on environmental and social issues has fallen nearly 50 percent,* and support for these proposals from the two dominant proxy advisory firms has sharply declined as well.

Published in CorpGov

September 16, 2022

For ESG activist investors, 2022 has not exactly gone according to plan. Yet the environment for ESG activism remains quite rich, and should provide activists with plenty of opportunities to advance ESG-oriented campaigns in the year ahead.

September 13, 2022
Event Recap
Event Recap
Patrick Gadson, partner and Co-Head of Vinson & Elkins' Shareholder Activism practice group, spoke at The Spring 2022 CorpGov Forum, hosted by CorpGov and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association.
June 15, 2022
Insight
Insight

Tune in to see Vinson & Elkins LLP’s Shareholder Activism practice co-head, Lawrence Elbaum, discuss 2021’s shareholder activism rebound and what to look forward to in 2022 with Bloomberg TV.

January 12, 2022
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