Events

The WilmerHale 2016 Proxy Season Roundtable

October 27, 2016 | Boston, Massachusetts

Location:

  • WilmerHale
    60 State Street
    Boston, Massachusetts 02109 Map


This roundtable breakfast program hosted by CamberView Partners, Computershare | Georgeson and WilmerHale helped companies prepare for the 2017 proxy season, with analysis of the 2016 proxy season and details on trends such as shareholder activism and engagement.

Panelists will address: 

  • lessons learned from the 2016 proxy season;
  • trends heading into the 2017 proxy season;
  • how to prepare for the 2017 proxy season; and
  • regulatory changes and SEC requirements.

Panelists included WilmerHale Partner Meredith Cross, former director of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC; Partners Lillian Brown, Jay Bothwick, Knute Salhus and Jonathan Wolfman; and speakers from CamberView Partners and Georgeson.

Agenda

8–8:30 a.m.
Registration and Networking

8:30–8:35 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Jonathan Wolfman—Public Company Counseling Group Co-Chair and Partner, WilmerHale

8:35–8:50 a.m.
2016 Proxy Season Review
William Fiske—Senior Managing Director, Georgeson

8:50–9:20 a.m.
Governance
Krystal Berrini—Principal, CamberView Partners
Lillian Brown—Partner, WilmerHale
William Fiske—Senior Managing Director, Georgeson

9:20–9:50 a.m.
Activism & Engagement
Jay Bothwick—Mergers & Acquisitions Group Co-Chair and Partner, WilmerHale
Christopher Hayden—Senior Managing Director, Georgeson
Peter Michelson—Partner, CamberView Partners

9:50–10:20 a.m.
Disclosure
Meredith Cross—Partner, WilmerHale
David Martin—Principal, CamberView Partners
Knute Salhus— Public Company Counseling Group Co-Chair and Partner, WilmerHale

10:20–10:30 a.m.
Closing Remarks
Jonathan Wolfman—Public Company Counseling Group Co-Chair and Partner, WilmerHale