October 29, 2003

Wildest Proxy Season Ever Our

Our “Wildest Proxy Season Ever” webcast last week with Pat McGurn and Charles Elson was one of our most popular – and the transcript is now posted for members of

During the program, Pat noted that ISS would be making its annual adjustments to both its proxy voting guidelines and CGQ criteria by mid-November – and then apply them on January 1st (typically, ISS doesn’t apply them until March 1st). Like last proxy season, we will provide you details of these modfications as soon as ISS makes them.

More Microsoft

Yesterday, Microsoft filed its 424(b) prospectus with the SEC regarding its arrangement with JP Morgan to exchange options. I particularly enjoyed reading the “risk factors.”