Shearman And Sterling

Event July 19, 2018

Practice Law Institute (PLI) Forum: Understanding the Securities Laws 2018

  • New York

Counsel Gillian Emmett Moldowan (New York–Compensation, Governance & ERISA) presented on the topic of “Proxy Solicitations in the Age of Corporate Activism” at the PLI Forum on July 19 in New York. This presentation included:

  • Review of the regulatory scheme and SEC requirements for proxy solicitations
  • Recent developments in shareholder proposals and how to handle them
  • Proxy contests and shareholder activism
  • Proxy statements as communications tools: an update on formatting and presentation
  • Corporate governance disclosures
  • Takeaways from initial pay ratio disclosures
  • New disclosure requirements