CHARLOTTE, N.C.On January 25, Womble Bond Dickinson and CamberView Partners joined forces to discuss the latest developments in corporate governance and highlight key issues and best practices for corporate boards and their advisers as they head into the 2018 proxy season.
This most recent edition of Womble Bond Dickinson's Corporate Governance Summit and Proxy Season Outlook was held at Wake Forest Charlotte Center; a live webcast helped the transatlantic law firm reach a broad audience.
A panel of Womble Bond Dickinson partners Chris Gyves, Jane Jeffries Jones and Sid Shenoy, associate Janet Lowder, and CamberView partner Bob McCormick discussed:
Shareholder proposals and proxy access; Key disclosure topics and trends; Tax reform considerations and its impact on executive compensation; Board composition, tenure, and diversity; Recent changes in proxy advisor policies; and Insights for boards of directors regarding engagement, activism, and M&A. Jones said, "With the conference's coverage of current developments in the proxy, governance and compensation areas, we believe that our team provided attendees with useful insights as public companies face a new year of legal challenges."
Shenoy added that "Bob's comments, drawing on his experience at CamberView and prior roles at Glass Lewis and Fidelity, provided an invaluable perspective for everyone who joined us at Wake Forest Charlotte Center...