Shearman And Sterling

Event July 15, 2022

Practising Law Institute (PLI) Forum: Understanding the Securities Laws 2022

  • New York

Partner Gillian Emmett Moldowan participated as a speaker at PLI’s Understanding the Securities Laws 2022 conference in New York. Her discussion is titled “Proxy Solicitations in an Age of Corporate Activism,” and she shared insights relating to:

  • Review of the regulatory scheme for proxy solicitations
  • Contents of the annual meeting proxy statement
  • Revised eligibility requirements and resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals
  • Proxy contests and shareholder activism
  • The implications of the adoption of the universal proxy rule
  • Proxy statements as communications tools
  • Developments in compensation and corporate governance disclosures
  • Regulation of proxy advisors