Crisis Management Workshop

Managing Special Situations From The Issuer Perspective

JANUARY 30, 2020
9AM – 12PM
WACHTELL, LIPTON, ROSEN & KATZ
51 W 52ND STREET
28TH FLOOR ROOM F1
NEW YORK, NY

Managing an Activist Engagement: A Workshop From the Issuer Perspective

Company boards and management will go behind closed doors, to examine how to effectively engage with activists. This issuer-focused workshop will explore various aspects and approaches to activist engagements at the board level.

  • How to Stay Off an Activist’s Radar

  • How to Keep an Activist Engagement Private

  • When to Settle or Not to Settle an Activist Engagement

  • How to Deal with an Activist on Your Board

This program will operate under Chatham House Rule.

Register to PARTICIPATE

Who Can Participate

Public Company Executives including:

  • Investor Relations
  • General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers
  • Corporate Secretaries
  • Governance
  • Board Directors

 Space is limited to 25 participants. All applicants will be notified of registration within 2 business days. Please note: This workshop is for public company executives only.

Session Leaders

Managing Director
Alvarez & Marsal
New York, NY

Founding Partner
Reevemark
New York, NY

Managing Director
MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
New York, NY

Managing Partner, Investment Banking Division
Morgan Stanley
New York, NY

Time PROGRAM AGENDA
8:30-9:00 AM Arrival and Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome Remarks
9:05-9:45 AM The Expected Surprise: Why Corporate Executives Look Past Needed Change, The Cost of Complacency
9:45-10:25 AM The Proxy Battle: Managing Through Shareholder Challenges, Strategic and Operational Considerations
10:25-10:40 AM Networking Break
10:40-11:20 AM The Need for a Crisis Management Plan: A Legal View of How to Plan for an Effective Defense
11:20-12:00 PM Boards: How to Properly Engage a Board through a Crisis
Getting In Front of the Story: Communications Strategy and Moving a Company from Reactive to Proactive in Managing Change
Action Plan: Building Your Defense Plan
12:00 PM Closing Remarks
12:05 PM Program Adjourns

CONFIRMED ATTENDEES

  1. Joseph Berardino
    Managing Director
    Alvarez & Marsal
    New York, NY
  2. Paul Caminiti
    Founding Partner
    Reevemark
    New York, NY
  3. Alexander Fudukidis
    Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
    Syneos Health
    New York, NY
  4. David Katz
    Partner
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    New York, NY
  5. Bob Marese
    Managing Director
    MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
    New York, NY
  6. Christine Pellizzari
    Chief Legal Officer
    Insmed Incorporated
    Bridgewater, NJ
  7. David Rosewater
    Managing Director
    Investment Banking Division
    Morgan Stanley

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