8/27/10

Securities Alert: SEC Adopts Final Proxy Access Rules

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Attorneys & Professionals

On August 25, 2010, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final "proxy access" rules and related amendments under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, to facilitate greater shareholder access to a company’s proxy materials for the nomination of director candidates. The final rules are based on rules proposed by the Commission on June 10, 2009, with several significant changes.

Click on the link below to download the Securities Alert which discusses how the final rules impact publicly-traded companies.