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Critical Insights – Recent Developments Regarding Virtual Shareholder Meetings

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights podcast series, Melissa Sawyer, co-head of S&C’s Corporate Governance & Activism practice, discusses recent developments in legal requirements regarding the implementation of virtual shareholder meetings.

 

 

Critical Insights – Disclosure Considerations for Senior Executive Illness Due to COVID-19

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights podcast series, Melissa Sawyer, co-head of S&C’s Corporate Governance & Activism practice, addresses a question that unfortunately more and more U.S. public companies are facing in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: whether to disclose that a senior executive is experiencing a serious health issue.

 

Critical Insights – Using Rights Plans to Preserve Net Operating Losses Under COVID-19

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights podcast series, Eric Krautheimer, one of the Firm’s leading M&A partners, and Melissa Sawyer, co-head of S&C’s Corporate Governance & Activism practice, discuss how boards can take appropriate steps to protect valuable net operating losses (NOLs) during COVID-19.

 

How boards can prepare for post-pandemic activism

Periods of equity market turmoil often lead to increased activity. Frank Aquila and Melissa Sawyer offer advice for boards on making sure they are ready.