How to Handle Hostile Attacks

July 16, 2019



Cleary Gottlieb partner James Langston participated in, “How to Handle Hostile Attacks,” hosted by 

James discussed the following topics:

  • What steps can companies take to prepare in advance for hostile attacks, including how to prepare the board?
  • What type of responses are required - or recommended - with those that mount an attack, including the litigation perspective?
  • What do activists look for in a potential target, including both financial and governance characteristics?
  • What can companies do now to improve their relations with activists and be proactive?

For more information about the event, visit the website.