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"Proxy Access: The Halftime Show"

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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

With over 100 shareholder proposals seeking proxy access submitted to companies this proxy season - and the SEC not processing any (i)(9) no-action requests - the past few months have been wild. This webcast will analyze how companies responded to this new breed of shareholder proposals so far, how shareholders might vote on the proxy access proposals that made it to the ballot (both company and proponent proposals) - and what proxy access shareholder proposals might look like going forward.

Join these experts:

  • Tom Ball, Senior Managing Director, Morrow & Co.
  • Ning Chiu, Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Keir Gumbs, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
  • Beth Ising, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Bess Joffe, Managing Director, TIAA-CREF
  • Glen Schleyer, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Among the topics of this program are:

  • What did companies receiving proxy access shareholder proposals decide to do?
  • What 'conduct of annual meeting' issues should companies consider when having a shareholder proposal seeking proxy access on the ballot?
  • How does the balloting process work if a company has placed its own proxy access proposal on the ballot along with a shareholder's proxy access proposal?


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