January 14, 2014

Navigating the 2014 Annual Report and Proxy Season

Des Moines, IA


Please join us for our 2014 proxy season seminar on Tuesday, January 14, to discuss developments and trends affecting the upcoming year-end process and annual meeting season for public companies.

During the seminar, we will:

  • Discuss recent developments on executive compensation governance practices, including advisor independence and pay for performance
  • Discuss shareholder proposal trends and provide a refresher on analyzing and responding to shareholder proposals
  • Survey how companies are responding to developments regarding exclusive forum bylaws and outline considerations for companies thinking about adopting such provisions
  • Highlight common practices in SEC comment letters and outline protocol for responding to comment letters
  • Provide an overview of the conflict minerals rules and expectations for the first conflict minerals reports coming due in 2014
  • Preview proposed compensation pay ratio disclosure rules
  • Summarize recent changes to ISS and Glass Lewis voting policies
  • Provide reminders and best practices for enhancing proxy statement disclosures
  • Outline other governance and compliance reminders applicable to the 2014 proxy season
  • Provide examples of disclosures reflecting current trends
  • Provide compliance checklists

An application for CLE credit will be submitted.

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
801 Grand Avenue, 33rd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309

Services and Industries


11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST | Registration and lunch
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CST | Presentation
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