Events

2017 Proxy Season Roundtable

October 5, 2017 | Boston, Massachusetts

Location:

  • WilmerHale
    60 State Street
    Boston, Massachusetts 02109

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This roundtable breakfast program, hosted by CamberView Partners, Computershare | Georgeson and WilmerHale, provided an in-depth analysis of the 2017 proxy season, and included a practical discussion on key governance and disclosure trends and considerations as companies head into the 2018 proxy season. Topics included:

  • how to establish effective shareholder engagement and communication;
  • the increased focus by investors on environmental and social issues, as well as board refreshment;
  • the pros and cons of holding virtual shareholder meetings;
  • the new pay ratio disclosure requirements; and
  • recent regulatory changes and SEC developments.

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