NACD Board Leadership Conference NACD Chapter System

Shareholder Activism Conference

March 10, 2016
Dallas, Texas



Haynes and Boone, LLP, National Association of Corporate Directors - North Texas Chapter (NACDNTX) and Women Corporate Directors (WCD) invite you to join us for our:

Shareholder Activism Conference

Thursday, March 10, 2016

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Program
6:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
2121 McKinney Avenue
Map and Directions
Complimentary Valet Parking



As the number of activist campaigns and related proxy contests and tender offers continue to increase, how can
you best prepare for the challenges your company may face? Our panel will discuss actions that a Board of Directors can take to prepare for and react to activists and share examples of lessons learned from past campaigns. In addition, Greg Taxin will provide the activist's perspective in today's market.

Jan Sharry
Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Greg Taxin
Managing Member, Spotlight Advisors and Chief Investment Officer, Luma Asset Management (former president of Clinton Group)

Rhys Best
Corporate Director, Commercial Metals Company, Trinity Industries, Inc., Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation and MRC Global, Inc., Member, NACDNTX

Barbara Smith
Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Metals Company, and Corporate Director, Minerals Technologies Inc., Member, NACDNTX

Bruce Goldfarb
President and CEO,Okapi Partners LLC



This event is ideal for CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Board Members, General Counsels and other in-house Corporate/Securities Counsels at public companies.

NACD_GIF  2 NACD collaborative credits


An application for accreditation of this program is currently pending for California, New York and Texas.


Location and Time


The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
2121 McKinney Ave
Dallas, Texas 75201

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Program
6:30 p.m. - Cocktail Reception



Question about this Event?

Contact North Texas Chapter 12900 Preston Road, Suite 1210, Dallas, TX, 75230 phone: 214-363-3284 fax: 214-692-9013 email: