Should an activist be allowed to address the board?
In Directors & Boards magazine, Managing Director Jeremy Jacobs addresses the perennial question of whether corporate boards should meet with shareholder activists. Not every activist requesting a meeting should get one, but in certain instances, directors should keep their friends close and their activists closer.
Shareholder Engagement: An evolving landscape
In today’s environment, you can’t wait until an activist investor is knocking on your door; by then it’s already too late.Abernathy MacGregor CEO Tom Johnson provides guidance in this month’s Ethical Boardroom magazine.
Cash Tsunami Communications
With a corporate tax overhaul expected under the new administration, a wave of overseas cash is expected to be repatriated. We offer our advice on how boards and management teams should be communicating their capital allocation plans ahead of the cash tsunami
The Bully Tweet: What to do when called out by the next Commander-in-Chief
The President-elect is redefining the bully pulpit through unpredictable tweets aimed directly at American businesses. Here are some steps corporate leaders should take to prepare for and handle a provocative tweet from the next leader of the free world.
The Rise of Trump: Lessons for Corporate Communications
Uncertainty abounds now that Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. We do have clear thoughts on some corporate communications lessons that can be learned from the contentious campaign.