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Preparing for the 2021 Proxy Season: CorpGov and ICR to Host 3rd Event in 2020 Governance Series on September 30

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CorpGov, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Profile Advisors, and Nasdaq are pleased to invite you to the third event in the 2020 Governance Series on Wednesday, September 30, at 11am ET: Shareholder Outreach: Preparing for the 2021 Proxy Season. Event partners include JPMorgan Chase & Co., ICR, Morrow Sodali, BlackRock, Inc., and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association.

To register, please click here.

The Webinar will last approximately 90 minutes, including a live Q&A session with the audience.

Topics will include:

  • Pent-up activism from the 2020 proxy season emerging in 2021

  • Companies "getting a pass" from activists on COVID-related underperformance

  • The outlook for M&A/consolidation-focused activism

  • The broadening definition of ESG following the pandemic

  • The convergence of ESG with proxy/governance issues

  • Planning appropriate ESG disclosures

The event will be divided into two panels:


  • Lawrence S. Elbaum, Partner and Co-Head of Shareholder Activism, Vinson & Elkins

  • Greg Marose, Co-Founder, Profile Advisors

  • Benjamin Wilson, Head of North America Shareholder Engagement and M&A Capital Markets, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • Michael Verrechia, Managing Director, Co-Head of M&A and Activism Advisory Group, Morrow Sodali


Moderator: John Jannarone, Editor-in-Chief, CorpGov

Links to Prior 2020 Governance Series Events:

1st Webinar in 2020 Governance Series: Best Corporate Governance Practices During the Coronavirus and Beyond

2nd Webinar in 2020 Governance Series: Activism and ESG

We look forward to you joining us.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200924005828/en/


Twitter: @CorpGovernor

Brian Ruby, ICR, brian.ruby@icrinc.com