Jenner & Block

“Managing D&O Risks: Shareholder Activists Driving Litigation," Risk & Compliance

Jenner & Block Partners Matthew L. Jacobs and Howard S. Suskin participated in a roundtable discussion to be published in the January 2018 edition of Risk & Compliance, a publication of Financier Worldwide.  The roundtable’s topic is “Managing D&O Risks: Shareholder Activists Driving Litigation” and addresses current trends in shareholder demands and litigation against corporate management and boards of directors. Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Suskin provided recommendations for how directors and officers can best respond to shareholder activism manifested in demands and lawsuits and offered suggestions for enhancing insurance coverage for such circumstances.