Webinar: Roadmap for Overcoming Unbalanced Short-Termism

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The panelist of presenters in this webinar examined how evolving corporate law could help resolve the current challenges that short-termism presents for both companies and investors.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Implications of the Business Roundtable Statement on Purpose of the Corporation
  • Evolution of Delaware corporate law regarding ESG and company compliance functions under the Caremark line of cases
  • The relationship between ESG factors and how companies make money
  • Research on performance results of managing companies to a long-term strategic plan
  • Behavioral dynamics that influence the effectiveness of communications between investors and companies
  • An investor roadmap for driving culture change in boardrooms to improve long-term performance
  • The continuum of investor strategies for overcoming current regulatory roadblocks to engaging companies on ESG risks and opportunities
  • Conflicts between short-term interests of fiduciary agents in the investor service provider chain and the long-term financial interests of a fund’s beneficiaries

About Our Speakers:

The Honorable Leo E. Strine, Jr., - Counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and previously Delaware’s Chief Justice

Keith Johnson - Shareholder at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren

Ken McNeil - Partner at Susman Godfrey L.L.P.

Tiffany Reeves - Shareholder at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren

Alison Taylor - Executive Director of Ethical Systems, NYU Stern School of Business

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