• Rule 14a-8 Amendments Permitting Shareholder Proxy Access Proposals are Now Effective
  • September 26, 2011
  • Law Firm: Vorys Sater Seymour Pease LLP - Columbus Office
  • On September 20, 2011, the SEC's amendments to Rule 14a-8 became effective upon publication in the Federal Register. The amendments will require companies to include in their proxy materials, under certain circumstances, shareholder proposals that seek to establish a procedure for the inclusion of one or more director nominees in the company's proxy materials.