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Corporate Governance Expert Eileen Cohen Joins Abernathy MacGregor as Senior Counselor

We are excited to announce that Eileen R. Cohen, an expert in corporate governance and shareholder engagement, has joined Abernathy MacGregor as a Senior Counselor. Ms. Cohen most recently served as a Managing Director at JP Morgan Asset Management, where she was the Chair of the North America Governance Committee, leading corporate engagement activities on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Abernathy MacGregor at the 2019 Tulane M&A Conference

Last week, nine members of Abernathy MacGregor made the annual trip to New Orleans for the Tulane Corporate Law Institute M&A Conference to gain valuable perspective from new and old acquaintances alike.

Wake up the Raiders: Considerations for Private Equity Going Activist

This piece was highlighted in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. Abernathy's Chuck Dohrenwend and Pat Tucker joined Pillsbury's Steve Amdur and Jarrod Murphy to examine the key risks for private equity leaders embracing the activist playbook and how to pursue this new strategy effectively.

Buybacks: Communications Considerations in the Current Environment

A recent proposal regarding corporate stock buybacks has reframed what has historically been viewed as a purely economic decision to more of a social issue, and corporate leaders and communicators may now need to grapple with the social repercussions of the financial decisions they make for capital allocation.

A communicator’s role in the changing face of cross-border M&A

Communicators play a more central role than ever before in getting cross-border deals done. Charting a path through changing regulations, new political realities and local nuances is vital to any successful transaction.

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