Survey Results: Drafting Proxy Statements, Glossy Annual Reports & Form 10-Ks

1. At our company, the lead for drafting our proxy statement is (ie. running the master): (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
Corporate secretary’s department 17 19.8%
Legal department 60 69.8%
Accounting department 2 2.3%
IR department 0 0.0%
Outside counsel 7 8.1%
None of the above 0 0.0%

2. At our company, the lead for drafting our glossy annual report is: (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
Corporate secretary’s department 3 3.5%
Legal department 6 7.1%
Accounting department 5 5.9%
IR department 39 45.9%
Outside counsel 2 2.4%
None of the above 30 35.3%

3. At our company, the lead for drafting our 10-K is: (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
Corporate secretary’s department 2 2.3%
Legal department 5 5.8%
Accounting department 77 89.5%
IR department 0 0.0%
Outside counsel 1 1.2%
None of the above 1 1.2%

4. At our company, the lead group for conducting our disclosure committee meetings for our proxy statement is: (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
Corporate secretary’s department 12 14.1%
Legal department 41 48.2%
Accounting department 15 17.6%
IR department 0 0.0%
Outside counsel 3 3.5%
None of the above 14 16.5%

5. At our company, the lead group for conducting our disclosure committee meetings for our 10-K and 10-Q is: (select only one)
  Answer Responses Percent  
Corporate secretary’s department 2 2.4%
Legal department 14 16.5%
Accounting department 62 72.9%
IR department 1 1.2%
Outside counsel 1 1.2%
None of the above 5 5.9%