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"Universal Proxy: Preparing for the New Regime"

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

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Course Materials:

Will the SEC's recent adoption of rules mandating the use of universal proxies change the game when it comes to proxy contests? What should companies do in advance of the August 31, 2022 compliance date to prepare for the new regime? Join us for insights on these and other issues relating to the universal proxy rules from our panel of experts:

  • Sean Donahue, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Eduardo Gallardo, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Kai Liekefett, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Tiffany Posil, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP

This program will cover:

  • Overview of the Universal Proxy Requirement
  • Proxy Contests Under the New Regime
  • Universal Proxy's Influence on Activist Strategies and Tactics
  • Proxy Access Bylaws in a Post-Universal Proxy World
  • Other Rule Changes and Implications for Disclosure Controls & Procedures
  • What Should Companies Do In Advance of the Compliance Date?

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