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Harvard Corporate Governance Roundtable

Speaking engagements | November 6, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cambridge, MA

Corporate partner Steven Epstein will be attending the Harvard Corporate Governance Roundtable at Harvard Law School.

The Roundtable will focus on current issues in corporate governance. The Roundtable will begin with a keynote session on index fund stewardship with Ms. Barbara G. Novick, Vice Chairman & Co-Founder of BlackRock. Subsequently, depending on the interests of Roundtable participants, subjects that the Roundtable may discuss are: (i) current discussions of stakeholders and corporate purpose, including the recent statement of the Business Roundtable and the broader debate on corporate purpose and stakeholder interests; (ii) engagement between issuers and investors, including topics such as the 2020 proxy season, share buybacks, emerging consensus on governance arrangements, virtual meetings, and the SEC’s new guidance on proxy advisors; and (iii) compensation issues, including current compensation practices and proposals for aligning compensation with corporate purpose.

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