S&C Hosts Podcast on Lessons from the 2013 Proxy Season and Preparing for 2014

September 12, 2013

On September 12, Ms. Geldzahler and Mr. Schleyer led a podcast discussion titled, “Maximizing the Off-Season – Lessons from the 2013 Proxy Season and Preparing for 2014.” The program included a discussion of lessons learned from the 2013 proxy season, and advance planning for 2014. Ms. Geldzahler and Mr. Schleyer covered trends in shareholder activism and shareholder engagement; the most common, and most successful, shareholder proposals in 2013 and strategies for reacting and responding to them; drivers for 2013 say-on-pay votes; common reasons for director “against” votes; and ISS developments in 2013, among other topics.