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Shareholder Activism

Shareholder Activism and ESG: U.S. and European Perspectives

Bocconi University
Aula Magna Gobbl
Via Gobbi,, 5 -Milan (Italy)

Jones Day and Morrow Sodali, in collaboration with Bocconi University's BAFFI CAREFIN Research Center, will present the second edition of a conference about the US and European perspectives of shareholder activism and ESG.

AGENDA

OPENING REMARKS – Prof. Gianmario Verona, Rector, Bocconi University

KEYNOTE SPEECH – Prof. Andrea Sironi, Chairman, Borsa Italiana

PANEL 1 – ACTIVIST INVESTORS AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SRD2

MODERATOR: John Wilcox, Chairman, Morrow Sodali

PANELISTS:

  • Prof. Marco Ventoruzzo, Bocconi University
  • Prof. Gaia Balp, Bocconi University
  • Marco Alverà, CEO, Snam
  • Philip Vernardis, VP Asset Stewardship
  • State Street Global Advisors
  • Fabio Bianconi, Director, Morrow Sodali
  • Vica Irani, Head of M&A—Europe, Jones Day

PANEL 2 – ESG DISCLOSURE AND INTEGRATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

MODERATOR: James Dougherty, Head of M&A, Jones Day

PANELISTS:

  • Gabriele Galateri di Genola, Chairman, Generali
  • Prof. Paola Profeta, Bocconi University
  • Cristina Ungureanu, Head of Corporate Governance, Eurizon Asset Management
  • Anna C. Svelto, Independent Director, Enel
  • Andrea Di Segni, Managing Director, Morrow Sodali
  • Stefano Crosio, M&A Partner, Jones Day

PANEL 3 – SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM IN THE TRENCHES

MODERATOR: Iuri Struta, Senior Financial Journalist, Activist Insight

PANELISTS:

  • James Dougherty, Head of M&A, Jones Day
  • John Wilcox, Chairman, Morrow Sodali
  • Giuseppe Baldelli, Managing Director, M&A, Deutsche Bank
  • Arturo Albano, Corporate Governance Specialist, Amber Capital
  • William McDonald, M&A Partner, Jones Day

CLOSING REMARKS – Prof. Donato Masciandaro, Director, BAFFI CAREFIN Centre

RECEPTION

The discussion will be in English.

RSVP to milanevents@jonesday.com by September 20, 2019.

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS

James P. Dougherty
Practice Leader M&A
New York + 1.212.326.3409
jpdougherty@jonesday.com

Stefano Crosio
Partner
Milan + 39.02.7645.4001
scrosio@jonesday.com

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