AGM Game Planning Webinar Series

Universal Proxy Card—What it means for issuers and activists

Watch the Replay

This past September 1 marked a sea change for proxy campaigns in the last decade with the introduction of the mandatory universal proxy card.

A panel of experts will dive into the impact the universal proxy card will have on the upcoming AGMs and how you can prepare.

We’ll discuss:

  • The impact of the new proxy card on issuers and activists
  • Changes and enhancements you’ll need to make to management campaign materials
  • How to look at the composition of your board to determine likely activist targets

Hear from our panel experts from governance, legal and advisory firms, including:

  • Mark Grothe, M&A and Contested Proxy Advisor, Glass Lewis
  • Kai Liekefett, Co-Chair Shareholder Activism & Corporate Defense Practice, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Ele Klein, Co-Head of Global Shareholder Activism Group, Head of M&A and Securities Group, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • Dottie Schindlinger, VP of Thought Leadership, Diligent