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April 2017

Activism, Short-Termism and Corporate Governance: Issues for Silicon Valley Companies

April 20 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
@ SLS: Room 190,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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The Rock Center and SVDX present Coping with Uncertainties of a Networked World

7:30 – 8:00am – Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30am – Program Room 190, Stanford Law School Register Now Silicon Valley companies continue to be the leading target for shareholder activists. Directors of some Silicon Valley companies believe these activists are too short-term focused, while some institutional investors believe the activists create value for all shareholders. One response to the growth of activism has been the adoption by some high-profile tech companies of multi-class stock, as seen in Snap’s recent IPO.…

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May 2017

Restructuring Sovereign Debt in the 21st Century

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 190,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Student Lunch with Judge Rakoff

May 11 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
@ SLS: Room 190,
Crown Quadrangle 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
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Judge Jed Saul Rakoff is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the court in 1996 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton and assumed senior status on December 31, 2010. Judge Rakoff is a leading authority on the securities laws and the law of white collar crime, and has authored many articles on the topic, as well as leading treatises on RICO and corporate sentencing. He was noted in…

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June 2017

Rock Center Program for Journalists

June 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP,
Four Times Square
New York, NY 10036 United States
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The Rock Center Program for Journalists: A Primer in Corporate Governance brings together a small group of media fellows, selected from leading writers in business and finance, to attend an educational event in New York City on June 8, 2017. Media fellows will gain a deeper understanding of corporate governance, accounting, and finance while learning from some of most distinguished faculty in the country. A panel of judges will review the entries and select the media fellows. Past Rock Center…

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Directors’ College 2017

June 25 - June 27
@ SLS: Multiple Rooms,
Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610 United States
Directors' College 2017

DIRECTORS’ COLLEGE is the nation’s premier executive education program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded firms. At Directors’ College, you will engage with leading CEOs, directors, regulators, jurists, and scholars on a rigorous and balanced examination of a broad range of issues that confront modern boards, including: · Board’s role in setting business strategy, · CEO succession, · Techniques for controlling legal liability, · Challenges posed by activist investors, · Boardroom dynamics, · Corporate strategy in the global…

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