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Unlocking 2024 Shareholder Activism Trends with Patrick Gadson

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Patrick Gadson, co-head of Vinson & Elkins’ Shareholder Activism practice, joined Evan Epstein on Boardroom Governance to discuss the evolving dynamics of Shareholder Activism in 2024. They explored the evolving dynamics of shareholder activism, the impact of universal proxy rules, and ESG activism, including the distinction between E and S campaigns as seen in cases like Exxon and Starbucks.

Additionally, they discussed the variations in activist campaigns across large, mid, and small caps, and offered insights into how boards should have prepared for them.

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