21st Annual All Hands Meeting: Recent Corporate Governance and Securities Compliance Developments



*Elimination of broker discretionary votes for directors (Rule 452)

* Reform initiatives in the works:

*Proposed Federal Legislation

*Shareholder say-on-pay vote

*Majority voting for directors

*Compensation committee and advisor independence

*Chairman independence

*SEC Proposals

*Proxy disclosures

*Shareholder access to proxy

*Governance disclosures

*Amplified Influence of Institutional Investors and Proxy Advisors

*Enhanced SEC Enforcement Efforts

*IPO Window

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