2020 Proxy season hot topics

Webcast insights report

Webcast overview

Original webcast date: Thursday, June 18, 2020

The latest quarterly webcast covered results of this proxy season.  Topic discussed included the initial impact of new voting guidelines of some of the largest institutional investors and investor approaches during the COVID-19 situation, including:

  • Responses to shift to virtual-only annual meetings
  • SEC guidance and rulemaking
  • Board refreshment
  • Board and senior management diversity
  • Environmental, Socal, Governance (ESG) and Human Capital Managment (HCM) 

An update on key financial reporting, accounting, and auditing developments impacting audit committee and board oversight was provided.

Featured speakers

Stephen L. Brown

Stephen L. Brown

Senior Advisor, Board Leadership Center, KPMG US

Pamela L. Marcogliese

Pamela L. Marcogliese

Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP

Philip Smith

Philip Smith

Partner, Audit, KPMG US


Continuing professional education (CPE) credit is not available for webcast replay.

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