Events

Webinar: 2018 Proxy Season Success

Events / Thursday, February 8, 2018

On Thursday, February 8, 2018, BakerHostetler, AON Hewitt and D.F. King hosted a complimentary webinar discussing key developments and issues facing public companies and investors, as well as items impacting the 2018 proxy season.

Topics Included:
  • Overview of 2018 proxy preparation
  • Discussion of the evolving shareholder proposal landscape
  • Effective shareholder engagement and communication
  • Key aspects of ISS’s equity plan scorecard for companies seeking shareholder approval of equity incentive plan proposals
  • Executive compensation developments, including CEO pay ratio disclosure and communication
  • Recent regulatory changes and SEC developments
Speakers:
  • Zally Ahmadi – Director, Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation at D.F. King & Co. Inc., a leading provider of corporate governance consulting, proxy solicitation and M&A services to leading companies in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Karla Bos – Director, Corporate Governance Consulting at AON Hewitt, former managing director in the governance team at global advisory firm Teneo Holdings, former director of investment proxy research at Fidelity Investments, and former vice president of proxy voting at ING U.S. Investment Management (now Voya Investment Management).
  • Laura Wanlass – Partner and Corporate Governance Practice Leader at AON Hewitt, specializing in proxy ballot items such as equity incentive plan proposals, say-on- pay and shareholder proposals.
  • Jason Zachary – Attorney, BakerHostetler, member of Securities and Corporate Governance and Private Equity practice teams, and former securities and corporate governance counsel for Vail Resorts, Inc.

Similar topics also were covered during a November 14, 2017 webinar titled “Preparing for the 2018 Proxy Season.” Our February 8 webinar is an ideal opportunity to obtain real-time information for those who missed the previous webinar, or would like a refresher of the issues our November 14 presenters discussed.

Presentation Materials >>

Recorded Webinar

Questions? Contact Marcie Valerio.