How to Prepare for the Upcoming Proxy Season


Tuesday, December 13, 2011


Michael L. Hermsen, Mayer Brown LLP; Keir D. Gumbs, Covington & Burling LLP; Anne T. Larin, compliance and disclosure, General Motors Corporation


University of Chicago
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
United States





9 am-5 pm

CLE Credits:



The Practising Law Institute is offering How to Prepare for the Upcoming Proxy Season on Tuesday, December 13, at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive in Chicago.

The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.

This past year introduced mandatory say-on-pay to the matters that now must be addressed at an annual meeting of shareholders. The seminar will analyze the say-on-pay experience for 2011 and look ahead to developments that may arise in 2012. Participants will be given practical guidance on topics that impact proxy statements and annual meeting preparations. The faculty will examine the issue of disclosure of executive compensation and will explore the issue from all aspects. There will be a discussion of the new obligations and case studies on having a successful proxy solicitation and annual meeting. The seminar will also offer updates on shareholder activism and voting, executive compensation disclosures and say-on-pay issues that may arise in the future.

Among the faculty are Michael L. Hermsen, Mayer Brown LLP; Pamela A. Long, assistant director, Division of Corporation finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Marc Goldstein, head of research engagement, Institutional Shareholder Services; and Anne T. Larin, attorney, SEC Compliance and Disclosure, General Motors Corporation.

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