Preparing for the 2010 Proxy Season

Northern Virginia Presentation


Morrison & Foerster
1650 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 400
McLean, VA 22102
Jennifer Martin

The 2010 proxy and reporting season promises to be a watershed event for corporate governance and disclosure. What issues should you be familiar with and what steps should you be taking to prepare for a potentially tumultuous annual meeting season?

Join Morrison & Foerster and a panel of experts who will address these topics:

  • Impact of amended NYSE Rule 452 on director elections
  • Implementing the SEC’s new proxy enhancement rules
  • The new focus on risk
  • Board structure and qualifications
  • Compensation consultants
  • Executive compensation
  • CD&A under scrutiny (again)
  • The SEC’s comment policy
  • Latest trends – wealth accumulation, hold until retirement, clawbacks, and walkaway numbers
  • Developments with “Say on Pay”
  • Shareholder proposal trends
  • Shareholder voting policy hot topics in 2010
  • Effective communications with shareholders

Who should attend: Chief Financial Officers; Members of Audit, Compensation, and Governance Committees; General Counsels and other Inside Counsel; Corporate Compliance Officers; Corporate Secretaries, and Investor Relations Officers


Carol Bowie, Head of the Governance Institute, RiskMetrics Group
David Lynn, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
Lawrence Bard, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
Jim O'Reilly, Associate General Counsel and Secretary, Danaher Corporation
Ken Altman, President, The Altman Group

This invitation is transferable and open to colleagues and guests. There is no charge to attend this seminar.

 Virginia MCLE is pending.



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