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"Deciphering 'Corporate Purpose'"

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

2:00 - 2:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

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Recent developments, including increasing attention to human capital management, corporate reputation and a slew of other E&S issues - and the Business Roundtable's "Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation" - have led to a huge debate about whether the "shareholder primacy" model is changing. What does this mean for directors' fiduciary duties and corporate accountability, and how should companies effectively set & communicate "stakeholder" commitments?

Join these experts:

  • John Wilcox, Chair, Morrow Sodali
  • Pam Marcogliese, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Tricia Vella, Partner, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Among the topics of this program are:

  • Shareholder reactions to BRT Statement
  • Fiduciary duty considerations
  • Impact on shareholder proposal trends
  • Incorporating "stakeholder" focus in proxies & sustainability reports


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