Frank Aquila’s Column on Issues When Considering Adoption of a Poison Pill Published in Practical Law The JournalApril 19, 2016
The April issue of Practical Law The Journal included Mr. Aquila’s column titled “Adopting a Poison Pill in Response to Shareholder Activism.” The column is structured as a memorandum to a board of directors outlining considerations regarding poison pill adoption. The considerations included legal support for poison pill adoption, the message sent by adopting a poison pill, customizations to increase poison pill effectiveness and other defense options. Ms. Hu provided invaluable assistance in the preparation of this column. Mr. Aquila’s column, In The Boardroom, appears every other month in Practical Law The Journal and focuses on shareholder activism, corporate governance matters, takeover defense and other issues of importance to corporate directors and the lawyers who advise them.