July 29, 2015

Proxy Disclosure Awards: The Winners!

We have the winners in the 12 categories for our “Proxy Disclosure Awards”! Congrats to them & all the nominees! As promised, the voting was transparent as here are the results of the final tallies. Thanks to the 500+ of you who voted! The winners are:

1. Best Overall Proxy (Combined Online & Print) – Coca-Cola
2. Best Print Proxy – Large Cap – ConocoPhillips
3. Best Print Proxy – Mid-to-Small Cap – KBR
4. Best Online Proxy – Coca-Cola
5. Most Improved Print Proxy – Hologic
6. Most Improved Online Annual Meeting Information – UPS
7. Most Persuasive Supplemental Letter/Additional Soliciting Materials – DuPont
8. Best Executive Summary – Nasdaq (huge surge at end to overtake American Express!)
9. Best CD&A – Merck
10. Best CD&A Summary – Staples
11. Best Shareholders Letter – Target
12. Best Director Bios – CVS Health

Still in the voting mood? Take a moment to participate in our “Quick Survey on What is a Perk?” and our “Quick Survey on Annual Meeting Conduct.”

Corp Fin’s Michele Anderson Promoted to Associate Director

Congrats to Michele Anderson for the much-deserved promotion to Associate Director in Corp Fin. Michele is the long-standing head of Corp Fin’s Office of Mergers & Acquisitions, which she will continue to run – but she will now oversee the Office of International Corporate Finance too…

Here’s the latest about the rumors of who might become a SEC Commissioner when Aguilar and Gallagher depart…

Transcript: “Nasdaq Speaks ’15 – Latest Developments and Interpretations”

We have posted the transcript for our recent webcast: “Nasdaq Speaks ’15: Latest Developments and Interpretations.”

– Broc Romanek