Voting in proxy fights
Voting in proxy fights
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Voting in proxy fights

Boards should understand how the technical rules governing proxy cards—and the candidates who may be listed on them—operate in practice.

The 2019 proxy season will, predictably, bring proxy contests. What is less predictable is the outcome of those contests and the impact of the often overlooked proxy card.

Boards and companies should make sure they understand how the technical rules governing proxy cards—and the candidates who may be listed on them—operate in practice.

This article looks at some considerations for boards related to:

  • competing proxy cards
  • bona fide nominees, short slates, and disenfranchising shareholders
  • universal proxies

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