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Legal Update

Preparing for the 2017 US Proxy and Annual Reporting Season

19 September 2016
Mayer Brown Legal Update

With autumn just beginning, the proxy and annual reporting season may seem a long way off. However, in light of the amount of work and planning that goes into the proxy statement, annual report and annual meeting of shareholders, this is the ideal time to begin preparations. This Legal Update provides an overview of key issues that companies should consider as they get ready for the upcoming 2017 proxy and annual reporting season.

We discuss the following six topics:

  • Say-on-Pay and Related Compensation Matters
  • Shareholder Proposals (Including Proxy Access)
  • Dodd-Frank Compensation-Related Rulemaking
  • Other Key Disclosure Topics for the 2017 Proxy and Annual Reporting Season
  • Specialized Disclosure
  • Annual Meeting Mechanics


  • Laura D. Richman
    T +1 312 701 7304

Related People

  • Robert F. Gray, Jr.
    T +1 713 238 2600
  • William T. Heller IV
    T +1 713 238 2684
  • Michael L. Hermsen
    T +1 312 701 7960
  • Andrew J. Stanger
    Professional Support Lawyer
    T +1 713 238 2702
  • David A. Schuette
    T +1 312 701 7363

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