All shareholder proxy articles

  • Blog post

    SEC plans roundtable on proxy access


    The Securities and Exchange Commission will host a roundtable later this year to hear from investors, issuers, and other market participants about whether its proxy rules should be refined.

  • Blog post

    Corp Fin issues new guidance on shareholder proposals


    The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance has issued a new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation addressing rules requiring that the proxy “identify clearly and impartially each separate matter intended to be acted upon.” The question it answers: How specifically must a registrant describe a Rule 14a-8 shareholder proposal on its proxy ...

  • Article

    Companies Face New Twists in Shareholder Proposals


    What the SEC giveth, the courts may taketh away—a point made clear lately by two conflicting messages for companies seeking to keep shareholder proposals off the proxy statement. At the SEC, a victory for Whole Foods suggests the agency might be more business-friendly in granting no-action letters this coming proxy ...