Public Company Innovation Hub

Resources for forward-thinking board members and leaders of US-listed public companies

Cooley’s 2023 Activism Year in Review: Wolf Packs at the Gate

As we look ahead to the 2024 proxy season (and beyond), let’s review the key 2023 trends and developments from activism playbooks, with a sharp focus on the ever-changing landscape in the technology and healthcare sectors.

Public Companies Update – January One-Minute Reads

Learn about new securities laws affecting Form 10- K, an appeals court vacating share repurchase rules, and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s cyber incident guidance, comments on climate-related disclosures, final rules for SPACs, and denial of no-action relief on AI proposals, plus an expected increase in political contributions shareholder proposals and the Labor Department’s adoption of an independent contractor rule.

ESG Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

Tune in as Beth Sasfai, Cooley partner and head of the firm’s ESG and sustainability advisory practice, unpacks and debunks five common environmental, social and governance myths.

Comp Talks Series – Director Compensation

This monthly series will feature interactive sessions designed to update company decisionmakers about recent events in the executive compensation and employee benefits arena and prepare them for potential upcoming compensation-related hurdles. Cooley partners Alessandra Murata, Peter Adams and Ariane Andrade, will discuss various aspects of designing and implementing director compensation, including recent market trends, mitigating litigation risk, scope of policy-setting, practical considerations, and building in flexibility for the unexpected.

February 21, 2024

Cooley D+O

A powerful digital platform built by Cooley that allows companies to work collaboratively with their Cooley team and their directors and officers to manage and complete the annual D&O questionnaire process entirely online, on the same platform. Say goodbye to outdated paper forms and boost efficiency, reduce administrative overhead, and embrace a tailored experience with Cooley D+O.

SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2024

Join Cooley’s public companies group for our annual SEC Reporting Skills Workshop. This event will feature interactive sessions focused on drafting various Securities and Exchange Commission disclosures, identifying common pitfalls, and offering practical guidance for today’s dynamic reporting environment.

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