We knew someone would do this for us if we just waited long enough. A summary of early trends in proxy access responses suggests most are including the shareholder proposal and recommending a no vote. See here. Only a single...more
It's difficult to discern “trends” from reactions to date on proxy access proposals, but here are some data points:
Three companies, including two on the NY Comptroller’s 75-company target list have adopted...more
It’s still the case that commentators have said nothing revelationary about “proxy access ,” the recent private-ordering push, and the SEC’s flip-floppery on its Whole Foods no-action letter. “Proxy access” is short hand for...more
1.As the year moves to a close, expect lots of chatter about the upcoming 2015 proxy season. Including from us beginning right now.
2.Almost certainly because good corporate governance practices just change so darn...more
The SEC reminded everyone that, yes, it cares whether you timely file your Section 16 reports, by announcing enforcement actions against 28 Section 16 filers and six public companies here. Some tie the unprecedented...more
The Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, Keith Higgins, recently gave the keynote address, here, at the 2014 Angel Capital Association Summit. He focused on the following three items on the SEC rulemaking...more