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Regulation of Proxy Solicitations

Recorded on: Jul. 18, 2017
Running Time: 01:00:05

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Taken from the Web Program Understanding the Securities Laws 2017 recorded July, 2017 in New York.

Regulation of Proxy Solicitations [01:00:05]
  • Review of the regulatory scheme and SEC requirements for proxy solicitations
  • Recent developments in shareholder proposals and how to handle them
  • Proxy contests and shareholder activism
  • Proxy statements as communications tools: an update on formatting and presentation
  • Corporate governance disclosures
  • Will executive compensation disclosure practices change during 2017?
  • New disclosure requirements

The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

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  • Shearman & Sterling LLP, Client Publication, Compensation, Governance & ERISA, The Re-Proposed Rule on Incentive-Based Compensation at Financial Institutions: Overview and Observations (May 5, 2016)
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  • Shearman & Sterling LLP, Client Publication, Compensation, Governance & ERISA, The SEC’s Final Pay Ratio Rules: What You Need to Know (August 10, 2015)
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  • Anne C. Meyer, Georgeson Report—Proxy Season Preparedness: Strategies for the “On” Season (March 27, 2017)
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  • Anne C. Meyer, Georgeson Report—Proxy Advisory Firms’ 2017 Policy Updates (December 5, 2016)
    Christopher M. Hayden
  • Rajeev Kumar, CFA, Georgeson 2016 Annual Corporate Governance Review Executive Summary (November 18, 2016)
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  • Anne C. Meyer, Georgeson Report: SEC Proposes Universal Proxy Cards (November 16, 2016)
    Christopher M. Hayden
  • Practical Considerations for Your First Annual Meeting (July 2014)
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Presentation Material

  • Regulation of Proxy Solicitation
    David K. Boston
  • Executive and Director Compensation Disclosure, Say-on-Pay and Related Governance Topics
    Linda E. Rappaport
David K Boston ~ Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Linda E Rappaport ~ Shearman & Sterling LLP
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