Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Get Ready For A Red-Hot Proxy Season

If the 2006 proxy season felt dramatic, just wait until spring. The folks with their fingers on the pulse of big shareholder groups have already identified the top five areas of activity this year: majority voting, executive compensation, board declassification, poison pill elimination and activist hedge funds.
Many boards grappled with one or more of these issues last season, but that doesn't mean they've gone away. If anything, shareholders feel empowered by their progress.

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