Hanne S. Birkmose is a professor at the Department of Law, University of Southern Denmark. Her research areas include Company Law – in particular International Company Law and EU Company Law – and Corporate Governance, and she has written several national and international articles within these areas. In addition, she is the editor of several international volumes on company law topics- She is also the author of Danish books on UCITS and Alternative Investment Funds. Recently, she has mainly worked with shareholder activism and the role of institutional shareholders. In 2014, she received a research grant from the Danish Independent Research Council for a project on ‘Shareholders’ Duties’. Hanne S. Birkmose is a member of the Nordic Company Law Network and the Nordic Corporate Governance Network.