January 20, 2015

Navigating the 2015 Annual Report and Proxy Season - Chicago

Chicago, IL

Overview

Join us in one of two Chicago locations for our 2015 proxy season seminar on Tuesday, January 20, to discuss developments and trends affecting the upcoming year-end process and annual meeting season for public companies. This is a complimentary program offered over breakfast in the O'Hare area and over lunch downtown.

During the seminar, we will:

  • Discuss developments affecting corporate bylaws, including trends in adoption of exclusive forum and fee-shifting bylaws
  • Summarize recent changes to ISS and Glass Lewis voting policies affecting 2015 annual meetings
  • Review the first year of conflict minerals disclosures and considerations for year two
  • Review SEC enforcement activities and shareholder lawsuits
  • Summarize best practices for equity award approvals, including review of state law considerations
  • Provide an overview of exhibit filing requirements and tips for compliance
  • Discuss shareholder proposal trends 
  • Provide reminders and best practices for enhancing proxy statement disclosures
  • Outline other governance and compliance reminders applicable to the 2015 proxy season
  • Provide examples of disclosures reflecting current trends
  • Provide compliance checklists

An application for standard Illinois CLE credit will be submitted. CPE credit will be available. For more information on CPE credit, please click here

Questions? Please contact Lindsey Merek at +1 312 212 2344 or lindsey.merek@FaegreBD.com.

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Agenda

Breakfast Program (O'Hare Area):
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. CST | Breakfast
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. CST | Program

Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5300 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018

Lunch Program (Downtown):
Noon - 12:30 p.m. CST | Lunch
12:30 - 2:30 p.m. CST | Program

Faegre Baker Daniels
311 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 4300
Chicago, IL 60606

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