"Hot Issues for Your Annual Meeting"

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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

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This year, holding an annual meeting of shareholders has more risks than ever before. Investors are becoming increasingly vocal at meetings and asking tougher questions - meetings have become real shareholder events as more shareholder proposals gain majority support and "vote no" campaigns grow. Finally, there are many thorny issues regarding how to count votes.

Join our experts:

  • Keith Bishop, Partner, Allen Matkins LLP
  • Carl Hagberg, Independent Inspector of Elections and Editor of The Shareholder Service Optimizer
  • Roxanne Houtman, Partner, Potter Anderson Corroon LLP
  • Jill Whitney, VP - Client Services, Broadridge

Among other topics, this program will cover:

  • What are the top "hot issues" for annual meetings this year
  • How to handle common & troublesome tabulation issues
  • What are the laws that govern how to handle meeting attendees that act inappropriately
  • What are the laws that govern how to hold an annual meeting
  • What are the logistics for Broadridge collecting VIFs, including developments in end-to-end confirmation and online voting platforms

 

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