Ms. Chiu is counsel in Davis Polk’s Capital Markets Group with an emphasis on advising public companies and their boards of directors on corporate governance, securities law and regulatory requirements. Her representative matters include advising boards and companies on board and disclosure issues, including director independence, board and committee structure, securities law compliance, board leadership structures, board composition, proxy disclosure, listing standards, shareholder proposals, shareholder engagement and relationships, annual meetings, committee charters, listing standards and the impact of proxy advisory firms. Her practice focuses on new developments and changing best practices in governance matters.
Ms. Chiu contributes regularly with insights on emerging topics for Davis Polk’s Governance Briefings, and has written numerous articles and commentary in other publications. She is a frequent speaker on governance issues and active in the corporate governance community, including at events sponsored by the ABA, Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals, TheCorporateCounsel.net’s Women’s 100, the NACD and the NASPP. Her recent speaking topics include shareholder engagement practices, shareholder proposal developments, director nomination and composition trends, proxy access, annual meeting developments, executive compensation, institutional investor policies and governance concerns at public companies.
As a corporate and securities counsel at GE, she advised on corporate governance, securities law disclosure compliance, shareholder outreach and shareholder proposals. She has also represented both issuers and underwriters on a number of significant securities transactions, including one of the largest IPOs in U.S. history and advising newly public companies.
- Speaker and Moderator, Society of Corporate Governance National Conference
- Counsel, Davis Polk, 2007-present
- Corporate and Securities Counsel, General Electric Company, 2005-2007
- Associate, Davis Polk, 1995-1996; 1998-2005
- J.P. Morgan Securities, 1996-1998
Articles and Books
SEC Proposes Long-Awaited Hedging Disclosure Rule: What Does It Mean and What Should You Do Now?
Corporate Law & Accountability Report, 13 CARE 10, 03/06/15, Bloomberg BNA | Corporate Law & Accountability Report, 13 CARE 10, 03/06/15, Bloomberg BNA
New ISS Policy Updates: Tougher Standards for 2011
The Corporate Governance Advisor