1. Is That You, Bobby Axelrod? Pop Culture Proxy Fights

    Is That You, Bobby Axelrod? Pop Culture Proxy Fights

    In the 1987 film “Wall Street”, Michael Douglas’ character Gordon Gekko gave the famous “Greed is Good” speech during a hostile takeover of his target, Teldar Paper. This scene is arguably still the most well-known portrayal of an activist shareholder. Recently, however, shareholder activism has returned in dramatic fashion to Billions on ViacomCBS Inc.’s Showtime and Succession on AT&T Inc.’s HBO...

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