Tag Archives: Proposals

ACTEC Foundation 2019-2020 Academic Symposium Request for Proposals

The Legal Education Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) requests proposals for a $20,000 grant to host an academic symposium on trust and estate law during the 2019-2020 academic year. The ACTEC Foundation Symposium is… … Continue reading

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Boeing is unsuccessful in attempts to omit ‘lap dog’ references from shareholder proposals

By Jacquelyn LumbBoeing Company was unable to convince the Division of Corporation Finance that it could omit portions of three separate shareholder proposals from its proxy materials—one seeking a requirement that the chairman be an independent member of the board, … Continue reading

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Statement to Congress: Oppose Proposals To End Independent Federal Reserve Funding

Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) sent a statement to the House Financial Services Committee regarding proposals to end independent funding for Federal Reserve bank regulation and supervision. “On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), we are writing to stateour … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice

The Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice is currently planning a symposium to be held on April 17, 2018 at Berkeley Law. Please see the above call for contributions. Activist Ai-jen Poo will be delivering a keynote. KJ Related… … Continue reading

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SEC provides guidance on shareholder proposals and expands boards’ responsibilities

On November 1, 2017, the staff of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) provided important guidance to companies and shareholders on how Staff will evaluate arguments to exclude shareholder proposals from proxy materials. Among other … Continue reading

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