"Political Spending: What Now?"

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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

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Lobbying & political contributions have topped the list for most common shareholder proposals in the last couple of years - and with another Presidential election approaching, there will be even more scrutiny of these activities - and the related disclosure - in the coming year. Learn how to get out in front of the issue with your policies and engagement. Join these experts:

  • Zally Ahmadi, Director of Corporate Governance, DF King & Co.
  • Hagen Ganem, Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Brendan McGuire, Partner, WilmerHale

Among other topics, this program will cover:

  1. Overview of the Current Climate for Corporate Political Spending
  2. Corporate Governance/Board Oversight
  3. Key Considerations for Political Spending Policies
  4. Political Spending Disclosure
  5. Shareholder Engagement
  6. Shareholder Proposal Trends & Voting Behavior


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