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Client Advisory: SEC Proposes to Add Flexibility to E-Proxy Rules to Increase Voter Response

In this client advisory, Partners Jerry J. Burgdoerfer, William L. Tolbert, Elaine Wolff and Associate Michael L. Demarino examine the proposed amendments and a new rule published by the SEC on October 14, 2009 that aim to increase shareholder response to proxy solicitations. The authors discuss how the proposed revisions and new rule would affect issuers and contestants using the “notice-only option” under the “notice and access model.” See link below for client advisory.