Course Objectives

This program is ideal for boards of directors of publicly traded companies, institutional investors and those interested in enhancing and improving their governance, communications and engagement practices between boards and shareholders. It will provide participants with the strategies, ideas and practical tools for engaging shareholders, activists, and potential investors to enhance dialogue and proactively manage shareholder relations. 

Through informative presentations, cases studies and interactive panel discussions, participants will be provided with real-world guidance from distinguished directors, legal experts and institutional investors.

Important topics to be discussed on the program include:
  • Learn the implications of the complex legal duties and responsibilities of directors and shareholders during the engagement process.
  • Understand how to enhance dialogue as part of ongoing communications.
  • Discuss how the changing nature of ESG is bringing new challenges for boardrooms and management.
  • Learn how to prepare for and what to expect in an activist campaign.