Director FAQs and Essentials

Preparing the Board for Shareholder Activism

By NACD Staff


Proxy Season Shareholder Activism

In brief: As year-round shareholder activism continues in the American boardroom, directors are called upon to prepare for and respond to any possible activist challenges. To equip directors with the knowledge and tools they need to address this challenge, this updated guide in the Director Essentials series includes information on trends in activist campaigns, types of investors and their methods of influence, and the board’s role in preparing for and responding to an activist challenge.

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