Now's the Time to Start on Your Annual Meeting Briefing Book, as Ethics and Compliance Issues Jump...
Back when the Volkswagen scandals first began to break - which seems like ages ago now - we warned readers that ethics and compliance issues were certain to move to the top-of-mind where shareholders of every stripe are concerned.
A Quick Overview Of The Big Spring Meeting Season…Plus Our Bets On Next Year’s Hottest Meeting Issues
The Weirdest Events To Cross Our Desk During The Spring Meeting Season
What To Do If The Power Goes Off At Your Shareholder Meeting… While The Fire Alarms Shriek Alarmingly
Virtual Meetings Gain Traction
Some Early Returns from The Shareholder Meeting Scene: What’s Hot - And What’s Not
What’s the hottest thing for corporate citizens to be worried about as we head into the big spring meeting season? It’s making sure that all your directors get elected with comfortable margins, we opined in a recent webcast.
More “Hot Issues for Your Annual Meeting”
There is still time to bone up - and maybe right now is the very best time to do so - to be sure you are up to snuff on what really IS hot on the shareholder meeting scene - and potentially dangerous to your careers - including topics like notice provisions and “floor votes,” issues that may require a “majority of the minority” to safely approve them, how to deal with potentially disruptive attendees - and to put limits on their ‘floor time’ if not to exclude them altogether - plus a wide variety of “proxy plumbing issues” that can trip up the unprepared.
Hot Issues for Your Annual Meeting
A transcript of TheCorporateCounsel.net's March 2nd webcast, with experts Keith Bishop, Partner, Allen Matkins LLP, Carl Hagberg, Independent Inspector of Elections and Editor of The Shareholder Service Optimizer, Roxanne Houtman, Partner, Potter Anderson Corroon LLP, and Jill Whitney, VP - Client Services, Broadridge.
COMING SOON: "VOTES HAVE VALUE"
A plain-English primer on exactly HOW shareholder votes have value...on WHY individual investors should make time to cast their votes.... on how to read a proxy statement and make up your mind on how to vote...and on ways to make proxy voting EASY - and habitual.
Why Companies & Investors Are Embracing Real Online Annual Reports
Will U.S. Companies Take a Cue from Their European Counterparts & Jump on This Rising Trend?
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