The Future of Shareholder Activism: Navigating the Increasingly Complex Landscape

Production Date: Monday, December 09, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET)
Jeffery Burton Floyd
Michael D. Mabry


About Vinson & Elkins LLP

With 13 offices worldwide, Vinson & Elkins is committed to excellence in client service, offering clients experience in handling their transactions, investments, projects and disputes across the globe. Established in 1917, the firm’s time-tested role as trusted advisor has made V&E a go-to law firm for many of the world’s leading businesses. The firms Shareholder Activism practice has been ranked first for company defense by SharkRepellent and Refinitiv/Thomson Reuters for Q2 2019, 2018 and 2017, as well as Activist Insight for 2018 and 2017.


About Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

Stradley Ronon’s nationally recognized Investment Management Group represents investment company clients with more than 1,500 separate series/funds and assets under management exceeding $2 trillion. The Investment Management Group represents closed-end funds (CEFs), their sponsors, investment advisers and boards of directors in connection with securities offerings, structuring leverage, periodic disclosure requirements, compliance matters and related topics, and represents CEFs in marketing their shares via offerings registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Securities Act of 1933, on national stock exchanges and through private placements. The group also serves as special counsel to CEFs, investors, industry trade groups and other law firms regarding complex issues arising under the 1940 Act, the 1933 Act, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the rules and regulations of national stock exchanges and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.