Keith Gottfried presents regularly on shareholder activism trends and developments. Below is a listing of events that Keith has spoken at or will be speaking at in the near future:
On April 6, 2023, Keith Gottfried spoke on a panel at a NACD New England virtual program, "Stakeholder Activism / Capitalism: Latest Trends and the Role of the Board,” that discussed the growing acceptance of stakeholder capitalism and how companies that do not thoughtfully navigate the competing interests presented by stakeholder capitalism can be easy targets for activist investors. More information on this event can be found by clicking here.
On February 23, 2022, Keith Gottfried spoke on a panel at a Strafford Publications virtual program, "The SEC’s New Universal Proxy Rules for Contested Director Elections: Implications for Shareholder Activism,” that discussed the SEC's newly-adopted rules mandating the use of a universal proxy card in contested director elections and their implications for shareholder activism. More information on this event can be found by clicking here.
On January 13, 2022, Keith Gottfried spoke on a panel at a NIRI Twin Cities virtual program, "How the SEC's New Universal Proxy Rules Will Make Companies More Vulnerable to Activist Investors," that discussed the SEC's new rules mandating the use of a universal proxy card in contested director elections, how the rules impact more than just contested director elections, and their potential "game-changing" impact on shareholder activism.
National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Summit 2021 – Ask the Experts: Shareholder Activism
On October 7, 2021, Keith Gottfried spoke on a panel of shareholder activism thought leaders, titled “Ask the Experts: Shareholder Activism,” at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Summit 2021.