Activist investors: persuasion and pressure

The recent AGM of Barclays plc on 2 May 2019 attracted considerable press attention. A resolution had been requisitioned for the appointment as a director of a so-called activist investor. In the event, the resolution achieved less than 13% support, but the incident provides an interesting case study for other public companies to reflect on …

A CPD revolution

According to a report published the previous year by the research firm Outsell, the estimated value of the UK legal CPD market in 2016 was £21m. In a piece in the September 2016 issue of Counsel magazine, Stephen Honey, Head of Learning at LexisNexis UK, outlined the benefits which the changing face of CPD could …