Davis Polk is pleased to announce the release of Episode 4 of Before the Board: Universal Proxy.
In this episode, we will discuss the Securities and Exchange Commission’s pending proposal on the use of universal proxy cards and what this means for companies.
Our guest is Joseph Hall, head of Davis Polk’s corporate governance practice and former Managing Executive for Policy under Chairman William H. Donaldson at the SEC (2003-2005). As a member of Chairman Donaldson’s senior management team, Mr. Hall assisted in directing the SEC’s policy-making and enforcement activities. His current practice at Davis Polk concentrates on advising public companies, underwriters and regulated entities on capital raising, corporate governance and regulatory compliance.
The host for this episode is Rebecca E. Crosby, an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Ms. Crosby has advised companies on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and corporate governance matters. She currently advises the Mergers and Acquisitions Group on new developments in the law and market trends.