Webcast: Considerations for Preparing Your 2024 Proxy Statement

December 14, 2023

This 60-minute webcast covers key developments to be aware of as you prepare your 2024 proxy statement, including:

  • Proxy season trends
  • Recent and upcoming SEC rulemaking
  • Investor and proxy advisor updates

Please join us for a discussion of these topics and questions provided by the audience.

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Aaron K. Briggs is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s San Francisco, CA office, where he works in the firm’s securities regulation and corporate governance and ESG practice groups. Mr. Briggs’ practice focuses on advising public companies, with a focus on technology and life sciences companies, on a wide range of corporate governance, securities and ESG matters, including in going-public transactions. Before rejoining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Briggs served as Executive Counsel at General Electric Company. His in-house experience— which included responsibility for SEC reporting and compliance, board governance, proxy and annual meeting, investor outreach and executive compensation matters, and included driving GE’s redesign of its full suite of investor communications provides a unique insight and practical perspective on the issues that his clients face every day. Mr. Briggs is a frequent speaker on securities and ESG matters.

Julia Lapitskaya is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s New York office. She is a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance and its ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) practices. Ms. Lapitskaya’s practice focuses on SEC, NYSE/Nasdaq and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 compliance, securities and corporate governance disclosure issues, corporate governance best practices, state corporate laws, the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, SEC regulations, shareholder activism matters, ESG and sustainability matters and executive compensation disclosure issues, including as part of initial public offerings and spin-off transactions. Ms. Lapitskaya is a frequent author and speaker on securities law and ESG issues and is a member of the Society for Corporate Governance.

Based in Gibson Dunn’s Orange County office, Lauren Assaf-Holmes advises public companies across industries on a variety of ESG, compliance and related corporate law matters as a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Group. Lauren advises clients throughout the year on financial reporting and compliance matters in connection with Securities and Exchange Act reporting (including Section 16 and Schedule 13G/D reports), as well as beginning or expanding ESG-related reporting. She has contributed to the publication Legal Risks and ESG Disclosures: What Corporate Secretaries Should Know and presents on these and related topics.


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