June 28, 2016
During the 2016 proxy season, more than 900 shareholder proposals were submitted to companies pursuant to Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 14a-8. The season saw shareholders’ continued focus on proxy access proposals and a number of new developments in decisions from the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission on no-action requests.
This client alert provides an overview of shareholder proposals submitted to public companies for 2016 shareholder meetings, including statistics and notable decisions from the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission on no-action requests.
Shareholder Proposal Developments During the 2016 Proxy Season (click on link)
If you would like more details, please contact the Gibson Dunn lawyer with whom you usually work, or any of the following Gibson Dunn Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance partners in the firm’s Washington, D.C. and New York offices.
Elizabeth Ising – Washington, D.C. (202-955-8287, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ronald O. Mueller – Washington, D.C. (202-955-8671, email@example.com)
Lori Zyskowski – New York (212-351-2309, firstname.lastname@example.org)
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