Robert A. Profusek



  • Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    The 2013 proxy season has ended, and many public companies are in a period of relative calm on the governance front before the season for shareholder proposal submissions begins in a few months. This article reflects on some of the highlights of the past proxy season and a few events and trends that may shape the 2014 season.
  • Saturday, December 1, 2007
    Many lawyers no longer add real value to dealmaking. That's perhaps a startling and somewhat harsh allegation - especially from a couple of M&A lawyers - but we're afraid it's true. Let us explain Although the investment banks, private equity players, and M&A boutiques have kept pace with the fundamental technological and corporate governance...
  • Thursday, March 1, 2007
    Editor: Mr. Profusek, would you tell our readers something about your professional experience? Profusek: I have spent my entire career with Jones Day, and like other so-called corporate lawyers in the late 1970s and early 1980s, transformed into a more specialized M&A and corporate governance practitioner with the advent of hostile takeovers and...