Good or bad? The different views of activists

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There’s a huge divide in how different countries view shareholder activism which can have important regulatory consequences, says the University of Sydney’s Law School Professor Jennifer Hill.

In a working paper entitled Good Activist/Bad Activist: the rise of international stewardship codes, 25/9/2017, she notes that the idea that activist shareholders are short-termist and that activism is dangerous to corporations and society as a whole is a powerful theme in the US.

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