2013 Proxy Season Marked By Supersize Targets, Novel Tactics

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 5:18 PM EDT) -- What the 2013 proxy season has lacked in numbers — its 75 battles so far are just a little over half the all-time high set in 2009, according to Factset — it has more than made up for in drama, with activists taking aim at multibillion-dollar companies and adding innovative moves to the proxy playbook.

Activist campaigns are getting more sophisticated. For proof, one need look no further than the slide presentations put together by Greenlight Capital LLC's David Einhorn on Apple Inc. or Elliot Management...
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