06 Nov 2012

Client Memorandum 2013

For the fifth year in a row, we are proud to send you a memorandum written by our Chairman, John Wilcox, anticipating some of the trends for the year to come

The emergence of factors that are fundamentally reshaping the way in which companies relate to their shareholders and the persistence of elements of confrontation, exacerbated by the effects of the financial crisis, is challenging companies and practitioners to rethink the Annual General Meeting, to avoid being surprised or forced into a defensive posture or losing control of the event.

Topics

Succession Planning ESG Mergers and Acquisitions IR Convergence Shareholder Activism Shareholder Engagement Directors General Meetings / Proxy solicitation Regulation / Reform Governance Remuneration Shareholder Communication Bonds Family Owned / Non listed companies IPO Latin America Spain Belgium Greece Middle East Germany UK France Asia Nordic region Africa Italy Netherlands Europe Brazil USA