Preparing for the 2017 Proxy Season

Focus on Shareholder Activism, Evolving Corporate Governance Issues, and the Trump Administration

19 Jan 2017 11:30 a.m. - 01:30 p.m.

Morrison & Foerster
425 Market Street
San Francisco, California 94105
Olivia Meme
(415) 268-7201

Please join us for this program designed to help corporate counsel navigate the rapidly changing landscape for the 2017 proxy season, with a specific focus on expected areas of shareholder activism, evolving corporate governance issues, and the potential impact of the Trump administration. The program will be held in Morrison & Foerster’s Palo Alto office on January 18 and Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office on January 19.

Hot-button issues that will be covered include:

  • Potential Impact of Trump Administration on Dodd-Frank and Other SEC Rulemaking
  • Potential Impact of the Trump Administration on SEC Enforcement
  • Preparing for Shareholder Activism in 2017
  • Preparing for an Activist Nominee on Your Board
  • What to Expect with Shareholder Proposals
  • Implementing Effective Shareholder Engagement Strategies
  • Defensive Proxy Statement Drafting
  • ISS and Glass Lewis Updates for 2017
  • Preparing for CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure
  • Evolving Corporate Governance Issues, Including Proxy Access and Say-on-Pay


  • Gavin Grover, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Murray Indick, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • David Lynn, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Paul Schulman, Managing Director, MacKenzie Partners
  • Tom Johnson, CEO, Abernathy MacGregor
  • John Rafferty, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP (moderator)



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