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The SEC’s New Guidance on Shareholder Proposals: Implications Explored

Live Webcast Date: Monday, October 28, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
Corporate Law (CLE)SEC CLE & CPESecurities Law (CLE)Live Webcast
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Add to Calendar 10/28/2019 12:00 pm 10/28/2019 1:30 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: The SEC’s New Guidance on Shareholder Proposals: Implications Explored If you haven’t registered for this event please click here:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=108009\r\n The past years have seen a continuous shift in the proxy season landscape along with the developments in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) regulatory paradigm. With the SEC’s recently released guidance on shareholder proposals, which provides guidance and outlook for the upcoming 2019 proxy season, its impact and the future of proxy season landscape remains uncertain. Thus, it is necessary for companies to keep themselves abreast of the updates that may arise. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the implications of the SEC's new guidance on shareholder proposals to the 2019 proxy season. Speakers will also discuss best compliance practices as well as the red flags to avoid for the upcoming 2019 proxy season. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n The 2018 SEC’s Proxy Season: A Lookback \n The SEC’s New Shareholder Proposals Guidance: A Primer \n Best Compliance Strategies \n Other Updates and New Developments \n Red Flags \n 2019 Proxy Season Outlook \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/secs-new-guidance-on-shareholder-proposals/

Online CLE Proxy Season

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Proxy Season Webinar. The past years have seen a continuous shift in the proxy season landscape along with the developments in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) regulatory paradigm. With the SEC’s recently released guidance on shareholder proposals, which provides guidance and outlook for the upcoming 2019 proxy season, its impact and the future of proxy season landscape remains uncertain. Thus, it is necessary for companies to keep themselves abreast of the updates that may arise.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the implications of the SEC's new guidance on shareholder proposals to the 2019 proxy season. Speakers will also discuss best compliance practices as well as the red flags to avoid for the upcoming 2019 proxy season.

Key topics include:

  • The 2018 SEC’s Proxy Season: A Lookback
  • The SEC’s New Shareholder Proposals Guidance: A Primer
  • Best Compliance Strategies
  • Other Updates and New Developments
  • Red Flags
  • 2019 Proxy Season Outlook

Agenda

Gillian Emmett Moldowan, Counsel, Compensation, Governance & ERISA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Edward G. Olifer, Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Who Should Attend

  • Corporate Governance/Proxy Advisory Professionals
  • Shareholders
  • Institutional Investors
  • HR and Compensation Officers/Professionals
  • General Counsel
  • In-house Counsel
  • Board of Directors
  • Public Companies

Online CLE Proxy Season

Gillian Emmett Moldowan, Counsel, Compensation, Governance & ERISA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Edward G. Olifer, Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Online CLE Proxy Season

Online CLE Proxy Season

Gillian Emmett MoldowanCounsel, Compensation, Governance & ERISAShearman & Sterling LLP

Gillian Emmett Moldowan is counsel in the Compensation, Governance & ERISA practice.  

She advises companies, boards of directors, executives and investors on compensation and benefit matters, including equity-based incentives, deferred compensation programs and employment, retention and severance arrangements. Her practice focuses in particular on issues that arise in securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions transactions. She regularly counsels clients on disclosure, corporate governance, trading rules (including Section 16) and the negotiation of executive employment arrangements. Gillian also advises on the applicability of federal securities law, tax law and general employment-related legal issues.

Online CLE Proxy Season

Edward G. OliferPartnerKilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Ed Olifer is the Managing Partner of Kilpatrick Townsend's Washington, D.C. office. He advises companies and their boards on a broad range of SEC disclosure compliance matters, mergers and acquisitions, capital formation transactions, and complex corporate governance issues. He advises public companies on SEC reporting and proxy disclosures. He also helps clients strategically prepare for their annual meetings of shareholders, including with respect to shareholder engagement and responding to shareholder proposals. In addition, he advises on corporate governance matters and best practices, including board independence issues and governing documents, such as bylaws, committee charters and board policies.

Mr. Olifer regularly represents a variety of companies in the financial services industry, including publicly and privately owned financial institutions, mutual member-based financial institutions, credit unions, start-up/de novo entities and investment banking firms. He has extensive experience in counseling clients on financial institution regulatory and compliance matters, and advises clients regarding federal and state charter selection and conversion options and procedures.


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Online CLE Proxy Season

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of securities law

Course Code:
   148028

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    1.5 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

From complex cross-border transactions to exclusively local deals, clients rely on Shearman & Sterling’s vast international network to help accomplish their business goals. The firm has approximately 850 lawyers in 21 offices around the world, and its lawyers come from some 80 countries, speak more than 60 languages and practice US, English, EU, French, German, Italian, Hong Kong, OHADA and Saudi law. They also practice Dubai International Financial Centre law and Abu Dhabi Global Market law.

Website: http://www.shearman.com/

With more than 600 attorneys worldwide, Kilpatrick Townsend serves clients throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia, bringing expertise in intellectual property, litigation, and corporate transactional matters. Our integrated connectivity gives us the accessibility required to successfully handle our clients’ complex national and international interests, while creating the best solutions worldwide.

Kilpatrick Townsend’s lawyers are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. A passionate focus on client service is the foundation of our success – from hiring multinational, cross-industry, and cross-practice area talent to meeting existing and anticipated client needs, to instilling in every employee a commitment to exceptional client service.

Website: https://www.kilpatricktownsend.com/

Gillian Emmett Moldowan is counsel in the Compensation, Governance & ERISA practice.  

She advises companies, boards of directors, executives and investors on compensation and benefit matters, including equity-based incentives, deferred compensation programs and employment, retention and severance arrangements. Her practice focuses in particular on issues that arise in securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions transactions. She regularly counsels clients on disclosure, corporate governance, trading rules (including Section 16) and the negotiation of executive employment arrangements. Gillian also advises on the applicability of federal securities law, tax law and general employment-related legal issues.

Ed Olifer is the Managing Partner of Kilpatrick Townsend's Washington, D.C. office. He advises companies and their boards on a broad range of SEC disclosure compliance matters, mergers and acquisitions, capital formation transactions, and complex corporate governance issues. He advises public companies on SEC reporting and proxy disclosures. He also helps clients strategically prepare for their annual meetings of shareholders, including with respect to shareholder engagement and responding to shareholder proposals. In addition, he advises on corporate governance matters and best practices, including board independence issues and governing documents, such as bylaws, committee charters and board policies.

Mr. Olifer regularly represents a variety of companies in the financial services industry, including publicly and privately owned financial institutions, mutual member-based financial institutions, credit unions, start-up/de novo entities and investment banking firms. He has extensive experience in counseling clients on financial institution regulatory and compliance matters, and advises clients regarding federal and state charter selection and conversion options and procedures.

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