Look Who Crashed the 2015 Proxy Season! Proxy Access, SEC Uncertainty, and Related IssuesDownload
While proxy access did not garner significant attention over the past two proxy seasons, it has struck 2015 with a vengeance and is one of the most notable early developments of this proxy season. It has been reported that shareholders have submitted approximately 100 proxy access proposals to U.S. companies, a considerable number of which will be voted upon by shareholders over the next several months. Proxy access will very likely be one of the most contentious corporate governance issues this proxy season.