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Stephen Halperin and Sheldon Freeman at Lexpert’s “Winning the vote when it is required most”

June-8-2011

Lawyer Sheldon Freeman, Stephen Halperin
Area Corporate Finance and Securities, Shareholder Rights and Activism

Details

Wednesday June 8, 2011
St. Andrew's Club and Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario
 

11:30 am - 12:30 pm:  The Activist Strategy

Speaker:  Stephen Halperin, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Developing a share accumulation strategy
  • Legal and tactical issues related to disclosure
  • Board/Management and shareholder engagement


3:45 - 4:45 pm:  Managing and Timing the Vote

Speaker:  Sheldon Freeman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Requisitioned meeting – Management’s response on when to hold
    the meeting
  • When to/when not to disclose the vote results (tabulation review)
  • Ballot process and factoring in appointments
  • Withhold votes, not necessarily a “casting” vote
  • Proxy cut-off (waiving)
  • Adjournments

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