Proxy 2010: A Season of Change for Your Business


Kerry E. Berchem - Partner, Akin Gump


Jessica Cherry - Partner, Akin Gump
Lucas F. Torres - Partner, Akin Gump
Samuel Wolff - Partner, Akin Gump

Pending legislation and recently adopted SEC amendments to the proxy rules are intended to enhance compensation and corporate governance disclosure, increase shareholder access to management’s proxy statement, and make other reforms to corporate governance and the proxy solicitation process. These provisions are significant and complex, making it advisable for company leadership to understand the impact of these changes well before the proxy filing deadline. This timely panel discussion focuses on these changes, the effect these changes may have on your business, and specific action items for you to consider in order to prepare for this proxy season.