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    1. An Introduction to Activist Stewardship

      An Introduction to Activist Stewardship

      The time has come for “activist stewardship.” Simply put, this means putting the skills and techniques of activist hedge funds to work where a company’s financial performance is deteriorating and traditional engagement tools have failed to produce meaningful results to protect value and mitigate long-term risks, including recognizing the importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks...

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    2. The ‘Glass Cliff’ Challenge For Corporate Governance

      The ‘Glass Cliff’ Challenge For Corporate Governance

      Most corporate directors are familiar with the term “glass ceiling”—as they should be. Fewer directors are familiar with the term “glass cliff”— but they should be. For their ability to recognize the distinction between the two, and respond to the related challenges, will be critical to a company’s efforts to assure gender equality within its workforce...

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    3. Herbalife CFO Looks to Change Investor Views After Years of Activist Pressure

      Herbalife CFO Looks to Change Investor Views After Years of Activist Pressure

      Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. 's new finance chief is working to change investors' view of the business after years of activist pressure, which abated in January when Carl Icahn —once its largest shareholder—sold a large chunk of his stake and relinquished his board seats. ... Shares rose 1.8% over the course of 2020...

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      Mentions: CFO Herbalife stake
    4. 2021 Compensation Committee Handbook

      2021 Compensation Committee Handbook

      The duties imposed on compensation committees of publicly traded companies have evolved and grown over time. This seventh edition of the Compensation Committee Handbook from the lawyers of the Executive Compensation and Benefits group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates is intended to help compensation committee members understand and comply with the duties imposed upon them...

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    5. GE’s Immelt-Down: Harsh Light on in-the-Dark CEO’s Failure

      GE’s Immelt-Down: Harsh Light on in-the-Dark CEO’s Failure

      In March of 2017, Jeff Immelt was in his 16th year as CEO of General Electric and — at least in his head — he was remaking the iconic conglomerate into the very model of the modern industrial company. He was expanding the old — GE’s historic footprint in power and aviation — while embracing a new world of clean ­energy and software analytics...

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    6. Time To Dump The ‘Eat What You Kill’ Compensation Model

      Time To Dump The ‘Eat What You Kill’ Compensation Model

      It’s surprising how often we see professional services firms get in their own way when it comes to driving new business and deepening partnerships with existing clients. A primary culprit for this is outdated compensation practices that reward individuals over the team. This approach may have worked well 10 or 20 years ago but is no longer aligned with the need for services firms to harness all of their internal resources to better serve their increasingly global and complex clientele...

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    7. A Preview of ESG Regulation under the Biden Administration

      A Preview of ESG Regulation under the Biden Administration

      As the Biden Administration settles in and begins to appoint its designees to key executive and administrative agencies, a series of policy objectives are coming into focus. Chief among them is expanded attention and regulation in the ESG space regarding environmental, social and governance issues at American businesses...

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    8. Carl Icahn Discloses a Stake in Bausch Health Stock. What It Means.

      Carl Icahn Discloses a Stake in Bausch Health Stock. What It Means.

      Carl Icahn, billionaire activist investor, disclosed a stake in Bausch Health. Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg Bausch Health stock got an added boost Friday after billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed a 7.8% stake in the pharmaceutical and medical device company. Shares advanced more than 6% in early trading Friday, pushing the stock above a 13-month high. In a regulatory filing, Icahn said he believes Bausch (ticker: BHC) shares are “undervalued” and that he may seek seats on Bausch’s board...

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