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Shareholder Activism in the COVID-19 Era

July 21, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges for businesses and their boards of directors. One of the critical matters boards always contend with is the threat of shareholder activism. Now, there is increased scrutiny of how well boards are managing the COVID-19 crisis. How are activists responding, and how can companies plan and react effectively? […]

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June 22, 2020

PANELISTS DR. PANAGIOTIS BEHRAKIS, DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH, THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GREECE Dr. Behrakis is a pulmonologist and leading Public Health expert in respiratory physiology and tobacco control. He is the Director and Founder of the Institute of Public Health at the American College of Greece, Director of the George D. Behrakis Research Lab of […]

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U.S. Amb. Pyatt says Greece’s Successful COVID Response is a ‘Moment of National Pride’

June 19, 2020

My talk with U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, June 18, 2020 Ambassador says response was guided by scientific advice. Such U.S. companies as Microsoft, Google and Cisco aided with technology. Silver lining of effort was the progress Greece made in digital governance. The interview is an excerpt from the NHSTalks presentation by the National […]

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An Analysis of the 2020 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Report

June 16, 2020

Panelists Hon. B. Theodore Bozonelis, Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou, Piero Tozzi and Moderator John Metaxas analyze the 2020 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Report and its implication for the Ecumenical Patriarchate and religious freedom in Turkey. Presented by the American Hellenic Institute. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

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June 15, 2020

PANELISTS HIS EMINENCE, METROPOLITAN GERASIMOS OF SAN FRANCISCO His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos has been overseeing the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco since his enthronement in April 2005. This region includes 67 parishes in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. He has served as a clergyman in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America for […]

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We’ve shifted The Sidley Podcast to Remote Recording

June 12, 2020

For the past three months during the stay at home orders, we’ve shifted The Sidley Podcast to remote recording technologies. The Sidley Podcast has not missed a beat as the firm has pushed out numerous updates on the impact of the COVID crisis on the legal landscape. The lawyers have recorded the podcasts from their […]

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COVID-19 Places Corporate Social Responsibility in Sharp Relief

June 12, 2020 Two distinct and important trends have emerged in the COVID-19 era for businesses and their boards. Corporate social responsibility and expanding concerns about social justice have become amplified amid the pandemic. Added to this is that investors and Delaware courts are focusing on the role of boards of directors in oversight. The courts are […]

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NY CD17 Democratic Primary Candidate Forum 2020

June 11, 2020

CD17 Democratic Primary Candidate Forum held on June 4th, 2020. Sponsored by Westchester Activists. Hosted by John Metaxas of CBS News Radio 880. Produced by Indivisible Westchester. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

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Expanding into ‘Zoominars’ during the shutdown

June 10, 2020

From March through June 2020, during the Covid shutdown, many clients approached us to help moderate and produce their “Zoominars” to take the place of live programs that they had planned. Click our Video tab to see these efforts, including the weekly NHS Talks series and two candidate debates that I moderated for local political […]

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June 10, 2020

PANELISTS: SEAN HEMINGWAY, JOHN A. AND CAROLE O. MORAN CURATOR IN CHARGE, GREEK & ROMAN ART, METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART Dr. Hemingway serves as Curator of one of the world’s most treasured collections of Greek & Roman Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.  Dr. Hemingway is a celebrated archaeologist that has excavated prehistoric, classical […]

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