Analysis

Activism Clear Area Of Concern, Intrigue For M&A Attys

Law360, New Orleans (March 18, 2019, 8:58 PM EDT) -- The topic of shareholder activism emerged repeatedly during Tulane Law School’s 31st Corporate Law Institute, as mergers and acquisitions practitioners grapple with the numerous effects it has had on major deals and corporate life generally.

Here, Law360 recaps the major activism-related takeaways from last week’s conference for anyone who may have had a little too much fun while in the Big Easy.

The Risks of Taking a Public Stance

So-called reluctant activists need to fully understand the risks associated with taking their demands for a company public, as there can be real consequences for funds that usually take a passive shareholder...

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