Governance Watch is a new program from The Conference Board that helps senior legal and compliance professionals keep abreast of developments in corporate governance. It offers summaries and concise perspectives on developments affecting corporate governance. It focuses on issues that would be of interest to directors and senior business and finance executives, including issues affecting corporate democracy, shareholder communications and relationships, fiduciary obligations of directors, disclosure, compensation and insider trading.
16 December, 2011 | (01 hr)
Join our panel of governance and disclosure experts for their advice about the upcoming proxy season:
- Tips on responding to the most expected common shareholder proposals in 2012, including governance proposals such as majority voting, corporate political spending, auditor rotation
- New developments and practical guidance on drafting proxy statements, including the CD&A, disclosure of risk assessment processes, director qualifications and pros and cons of summaries
- Preparing for proxy advisory firm recommendations
Shelley Dropkin is the Deputy Corporate Secretary and General Counsel, Corporate Governance, and a Managing Director, of Citigroup Inc. She also serves as General Counsel of the Citi Foundation. Ms. Dropkin has been with Citigroup since 1993 ... Full Bio
Rhonda L. Brauer
Rhonda L. Brauer is a Senior Managing Director – Corporate Governance at Georgeson, the proxy solicitation firm, which she joined in May 2008. She focuses on helping companies to enhance communications with their shareholders and third-party... Full Bio
Susan Ellen Wolf
Susan Ellen Wolf is the founder and CEO of Global Governance Consulting. She also serves as a board member of the Temple University School of Medicine.
Through Global Governance Consulting, Ms. Wolf provides independent advice concer... Full Bio
David C. Lopez is a partner based in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Mr. Lopez's practice focuses on corporate finance and liability management transactions, securities law, and corporate governance matters. He has... Full Bio