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Preparing for the Annual Shareholders Meeting: Five Practical Matters US Public Companies Should Consider Now

28 January 2016
Mayer Brown Legal Update
By now, public companies should be actively engaged in preparing for their upcoming annual meeting of shareholders. Significant corporate resources are typically devoted to the preparation of the proxy statement and the solicitation and tabulation of votes. However, while considerations regarding the conduct of the meeting itself are equally as important, they frequently are not given as much attention. We discuss five areas in which advance planning can facilitate a smooth meeting process.


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