Title

2014 Proxy Season: Early Indications
Client Memorandum

Created date

4/21/2014

While we are still in early days of the 2014 proxy season, trends are starting to emerge. The following update summarizes these developments:

  • Institutional investors promote governance reforms and engagement efforts.
  • Different forms of activism start to converge.
  • Negotiating with activist shareholders.
  • Board tenure is starting to draw attention.
  • Say-on-pay trends.
  • SEC agenda on governance matters grows.