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‘Universal’ Proxy Proposal: The View from Olshan

Proposal Could Be Dropped Under Trump Administration
January 13, 2017
Steve Wolosky, Andrew Freedman and Ron Berenblat
IR Magazine

Steve Wolosky, Andrew Freedman and Ron Berenblat of Olshan’s Activist & Equity Investment Practice wrote a three-part series featured in IR Magazine covering shareholder activism in 2016, looking ahead to 2017 and the universal proxy proposal. In the second article Wolosky, Freedman and Berenblat provided their views on the SEC’s proposal to require ‘universal’ proxy ballets in contested elections, stating that, “some are skeptical that the rules will be enacted under the new Trump administration.”