Jenner & Block

Client Advisory: SEC Publishes Proposed Rules on Stockholder Proxy Access

In this client advisory, Partners Jerry J. Burgdoerfer and Elaine Wolff and Associates Brandon J. Dodgen and Matthew R. Kopp discuss proposed rules on stockholder proxy access, published by the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 10, 2009.  The advisory sets forth highlights of the proposed rules, a summary of key additions to and elaborations on the proposals, as well as an overview of the controversies and concerns surrounding the proposed rules and the debate over proxy access.