Global investors warn against erosion of shareholder rights

2024-02-13T23:07:29+00:00February 13th, 2024|

Woodsford co-signs International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) letter to UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, the FCA, the FRC and the LSE cautioning against proposals to roll back UK corporate governance standards and shareholder protection. 

Woodsford is at the forefront of assisting institutional investors in collective and escalated […]

Shareholder Litigation: The Tool of Last Resort (Interview with ESG Investor)

2023-04-03T11:14:49+00:00March 30th, 2023|

Shareholder Litigation

Our CEO, Steven Friel, was interviewed recently by Aaran Fronda of ESG Investor.

Steven explained why investors must actively engage with investee firms to make the downside of bad activity outweigh the upside for potential corporate wrongdoers.

“There is a growing […]

Woodsford’s Public Submission to the Treasury in respect draft Corporations Amendment (Litigation Funding) Regulations 2022

2022-10-31T09:55:06+00:00October 4th, 2022|

Yesterday, 3rd October 2022 ,Woodsford submitted our considered response to the Australian Treasury, in respect of the draft Corporations Amendment (Litigation Funding) Regulations 2022.

“Woodsford is in favour of the proposal that an explicit exemption be provided for litigation funding schemes from the definition of a […]

The Case For Company-Directed Offensive ESG Litigation

2022-10-04T10:38:34+00:00July 12th, 2022|

The Case For Company-Directed Offensive ESG Litigation

In a provocative article published in Law360, Woodsford’s Bob Koneck argues that there is an opportunity for the legal industry to benefit from an ESG paradigm shift — rather than treat ESG litigation as a mere source of liability, companies […]

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