Lorenzo Olgiati: ABA International Section Spring Meeting, New York 2014
02 April 2014
was a speaker at the American Bar Associations' Spring Meeting 2014 (Section of International Law) in New York in a panel session titled "Made in the U.S.A. – Cross-Border Shareholder Activism". The panel consisting of lawyers from the U.S., Canada, Japan and Switzerland discussed the extent to which activism is affecting non-U.S.-based companies, the factors that promote or inhibit activist activity in Canada, Europe and Asia, the role of the board of companies in those jurisdictions in responding to activist activity, the role of proxy advisory firms, and potential developments in cross-border activism.
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