Defending your Company from Activist Shareholders


We invite you to attend a roundtable discussion led by Stewart L. Muglich of Clark Wilson LLP and David Salmon of Laurel Hill Advisory Group. Our speakers will provide you with valuable information on how to defend your company from activist shareholders.

Stewart L. Muglich and David Salmon have been involved in numerous contested meetings over the years and have assisted many companies in defending themselves from activist investors.

Key topics include:
Recent Trends
Defensive measures
Avoiding a proxy battle

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
7:30 a.m. – Registration and Continental  Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Seminar

Clark Wilson LLP
900-885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver BC

Space is limited! Email to register and a confirmation will be sent to you.


SLMwebStewart L. Muglich is a Partner with Clark Wilson LLP, BC’s law firm for business. Mr. Muglich has a broad range of experience in corporate finance and securities, acting in corporate acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and going private transactions. He also acts in public and private offerings and other financings on behalf of issuers and investment bankers. He provides strategic advice on proxy contests as well as hostile and negotiated takeover bids. Mr. Muglich is also well-experienced in cross-border offerings, acquisitions and regulatory compliance, including corporate governance under the regulatory framework of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange, NASDAQ, the Provinces of Canada, the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Mr. Muglich is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and New York State Bar.

SalmonDavid Salmon is a Senior Vice President at Laurel Hill Advisory Group. He has national responsibilities for business development and client management of Laurel Hill’s strategic shareholder solutions and corporate governance consulting services.  Mr. Salmon advises clients on shareholder strategies related to hostile and friendly acquisitions, proxy contests, and corporate governance issues. Mr. Salmon has directly provided consulting and insight on contentious and non-contentious shareholder meetings, solicited and unsolicited tender offers, and corporate governance issues, including such notable transactions as the Osisko in the unsolicited offer from Goldcorp, TELUS’s proxy battle against Mason Capital,  Partner’s REIT in the board battle against Orange Capital, including   Loblaw acquisition of Shoppers, and Nexen acquisition by CNOOC.

We look forward to seeing you there!