Meetings of Stockholders

Meetings of Stockholders

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In one comprehensive volume, you get all the information and guidance necessary to advise, plan, and run corporate shareholder meetings efficiently and effectively - including up-to-date coverage of the latest SEC rules and regulations, recent DOL interpretations concerning institutional investors, case law developments, and emerging trends in shareholder actions. Comprehensive, authoritative, and practical, Meetings of Stockholders covers every key topic relating to stockholder meetings, from the laws and regulations to the mechanics of running the meeting, including:Selection of the meeting locationPreparation of the chair and officersCreating an agendaMeeting notice requirementsThe right to inspect the shareholder listStatutory criteria for eligibilityProxy solicitation for the Shareholders' meetingPreparing proxy materialsProxy eligible securitiesDisclosure requirementsInstitutional investor issuesHandling shareholder proposalsPersonal claims and grievancesExceptions to Rule 14a-8, rules governing meeting conductDealing with the disorderly stockholderVoting rights of shares and stockholdersQuorum, counting and reporting the voteTabulation of proxiesAction by written consentDefensive strategies to defeat shareholder consent solicitations Meetings of Stockholders now also includes critical information, including:Preparation of Proxy MaterialsProxy Solicitation for Shareholders' MeetingThe Shareholder Proposal Rule (Rule 14a-8)Action by Written Consentaffect the value of their investments.28 The CFA Institute published a companion manual dealing with executive compensation ... 30See, e.g., a€œBloomberg Business News, Kmart Stock Plan Opposed, a€ New York Times, June 3, 1994, at D5.

Title:Meetings of Stockholders
Author:Jesse A. Finkelstein, R. Franklin Balotti, Gregory P. Williams
Publisher:Aspen Publishers Online - 1995


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