This year, holding an annual meeting of shareholders has more risks than ever before. Investors are becoming increasingly vocal at meetings and asking tougher questions – meetings have become real shareholder events as more shareholder proposals gain majority support and “vote no” campaigns grow. Finally, there are many thorny issues regarding how to count votes.
Join our experts:
Greg Belliston, Assistant General Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary, Nu Skin Enterprises
Lindsay Blackwood, Assistant General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, The Brink’s Company
Sheilagh Clarke, SVP, General Counsel & Secretary, Foot Locker
Carl Hagberg, Independent Inspector of Elections and Editor of The Shareholder Service Optimizer
Rick Hansen, Assistant General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, General Motors
Among other topics, this program will cover:
How to handle common and troublesome tabulation issues
How to handle meeting attendees that act inappropriately
How to deal with the press
What types of special logistics should you consider before the meeting
How to prepare your officers and directors for tough questions raised during the meeting
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