Jeroen van Kwawegen Discusses Recent Attempts to Erode Investor Rights at in Skytop Strategies’ Shareholder Activism Conference

January 25, 2018

BLB&G partner Jeroen van Kwawegen was a featured speaker at the Skytop Strategies’ conference Shareholder Activism: Unlocking Shareholder Value in New York City on Thursday January 25, 2018. Mr. van Kwawegen was joined by an esteemed panel of legal, investment, financial and academic experts whose topic focused on the “Attack on Shareholder Rights: Recent Actions by the Courts, Congress and the White House.”

A senior member of the firm’s Corporate Governance Litigation team, his practice also focuses on the fiduciary duties of boards of directors and senior executives, shareholder activism, and regulatory compliance. In addition, Mr. van Kwawegen has prosecuted a variety of securities class actions on behalf of large institutional investors, including numerous matters relating to the credit crisis and disputes regarding the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities. For his professional achievements, he has been recognized as a New York Super Lawyer and a New York "Rising Star" by Thomson Reuters, and a leading practitioner in his field by Legal 500 US.