"Proxy Access: A New World of Private Ordering"

Monday, December 8, 2014

2:00 - 2:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

Podcast: NY Comptroller's Mike Garland on Proxy Access Shareholder Proposals


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With the New York City pension funds kicking off its "Boardroom Accountability Project" by submitting shareholder proposals seeking proxy access to 75 companies, you should be gearing up for a wild proxy season. This webcast will analyze how companies are responding to this new breed of shareholder proposals, what proxy access shareholder proposals might look like going forward - and provide a list of the tasks you need to perform now to prepare.

Join these experts:

  • Tom Ball, Senior Managing Director, Morrow & Co.
  • Ning Chiu, Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Rick Hansen, Assistant Secretary and Managing Counsel, Chevron
  • Beth Ising, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Among the topics of this program are:

  • What issues should companies consider when receiving a shareholder proposal seeking proxy access? How might Corp Fin treat different types of exclusion arguments?
  • How does the process work if the company intends to place its own proxy access proposal on the ballot?
  • What issues may arise during shareholder engagement if you have a proponent who submits a shareholder proposal seeking proxy access?


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