Preparing for the 2011 Proxy Season: Proxy Access, Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance under the Dodd-Frank (Wall Street Reform) Act

Friday, October 15 04:00 AM BST to 04:00 AM BST

Paul Hastings, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Citadel Securities, RR Donnelley and MacKenzie Partners present a complimentary in-depth briefing on proxy access, executive compensation and corporate governance under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The 2,400 page Act, signed into law by President Obama in July 2010, imposes the most extensive compliance and reporting obligations on U.S. public companies since the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

You will hear the perspectives of legal, accounting and finance professionals on the governance and executive compensation changes affecting all public companies, trends in executive compensation and how to manage shareholder activism in a proxy access world. The 2011 proxy season is fast approaching and public companies must start preparing for these changes now.

Discussion topics will include:• Key executive compensation and corporate governance changes implemented under the Dodd-Frank Act, including clawbacks, and how they will impact you and your company• What are the recent trends in executive compensation and how are they likely to change under the Dodd-Frank Act?• What is proxy access and how will it work?• Navigating shareholder proposals in 2011• Impact on hostile M&A activity and defense strategies

FEATURED SPEAKERSRob Claassen, Partner, Paul Hastings (Moderator)Mark H. Harnett, President, MacKenzie PartnersJeff Hartlin, Partner, Paul HastingsJohn Rhine, Managing Director and Co-Head of Technology Investment Banking, Citadel SecuritiesJay Seliber, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopersPete Stone, Partner, Paul HastingsStavros Tsibiridis, Managing Director and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Citadel Securities DATE AND TIMEThursday, October 14, 2010Registration and Breakfast  8:00 am - 8:30 amBriefing  8:30 am - 10:00 am

LOCATIONHyatt Regency Santa Clara5101 Great America ParkwaySanta Clara, CA 95054

ATTIREBusiness casual

Please register by Friday, October 8th, with Mindy Kim at mindykim@paulhastings.com.

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