Jan 10 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Womble  Bond Dickinson attorneys Chris Gyves, Jane Jeffries Jones and Sid Shenoy join  CamberView Partners’ Bob McCormick to present the annual Governance Summit and Proxy Season Outlook. 

The panel will provide insights into the latest developments in corporate governance and an analysis of the most important issues facing this proxy season, including:

  • Shareholder Proposals and Proxy Access
  • Key Disclosure Topics and Trends
  • Tax Reform Impact on Executive Compensation
  • Board Composition, Tenure and Diversity
  • Recent Changes in Proxy Advisor Policies
  • Insights for Boards of Directors
  • Other Updates.

The CLE breakfast event takes place at Wake Forest Charlotte Center on Thursday, Jan. 25. The free event also will be offered via live webinar. Contact Ashley Laney at ashley.laney@wbd-us.com for more information or to register.

Chris Gyves and Sid Shenoy are partners in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group and serve as Co-Chairs of the Firm's Public Company Advisors Team (PCAT), a multi-office team consisting of corporate, capital markets and tax attorneys who service the firm's public company clients.  PCAT members advise and assist public companies on market communication and reporting, corporate governance, corporate finance, executive compensation, strategic transactions, tax strategies, securities and other business litigation, and government investigations. 

Jane Jeffries Jones, a partner in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group and a member of PCAT, focuses her practice primarily on executive compensation and corporate governance matters. 

Bob McCormick is a partner at CamberView and previously served as Chief Policy Officer of Glass Lewis, where he oversaw the analysis, voting recommendations and report writing on management and shareholder proposals on over 20,000 shareholder meetings of public companies in more than 100 countries.   Prior to that role, Mr. McCormick was Director of Investment Proxy Research at Fidelity Investments where he managed the proxy voting of 700 mutual funds and accounts holding 5,000 securities worth $1 trillion. Mr. McCormick serves on the board of the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and on the advisory board of the University of Delaware’s Weinberg Center on Corporate Governance.