Katten partners Lawrence Levin, Elliot Press and Mark Wood joined Dan Gary from Ernst & Young LLP and Rhonda Brauer from Georgeson Inc. for this webcast discussion of key developments and trends impacting public companies in the 2013 annual report and proxy season.

Discussion topics included:

  • Dodd-Frank rulemaking developments, including conflict minerals disclosure
  • NYSE and NASDAQ proposed rules on compensation committee and advisor independence
  • Say-on-pay developments and the impact on CD&A
  • Proxy advisory firm policy updates
  • Shareholder activism and "hot" shareholder proposals for 2013
  • SEC legal and accounting review hot buttons
  • Financial reporting developments

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