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Jonathan E. Salzberger, Director with Innisfree M&A Incorporated to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís The 2017 Proxy Season: Trending Issues and Significant Considerations


New York, NY, February 25, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jonathan E. Salzberger, Director with Innisfree M&A Incorporated will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The 2017 Proxy Season: Trending Issues and Significant Considerations.” This event is scheduled for April 20, 2017 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/the-2017-proxy-season-trending-issues-and-significant-considerations-live-webcast/

About Jonathan Salzberger

Jonathan Salzberger is a Director of Innisfree M&A Incorporated. Mr. Salzberger advises companies and investors on shareholder engagement, corporate governance, activism and proxy solicitation, with an emphasis on merger solicitations and proxy contests.

Prior to joining Innisfree, Mr. Salzberger was a corporate attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Mr. Salzberger earned B.A. degrees in Economics and History, summa cum laude, from New York University, and a J.D. from the New York University School of Law, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the NYU Journal of Law and Business.

About Innisfree M&A Incorporated

Innisfree is a full service shareholder engagement firm providing clients with sound tactical and strategic advice and results-oriented implementation in proxy and consent solicitations (whether friendly or contested), tender and exchange offers, mergers, rights offerings, strategic restructurings and other domestic and cross-border transactions requiring action by public security-holders. Innisfree provides expert consulting services on a wide range of matters, including shareholder activism, executive compensation proposals, corporate governance issues and investor relations

Abstract

Proxy access was the preeminent theme of 2016 proxy season. More than 200 shareholder proposals were submitted on that topic, twice the number submitted in 2015. Companies' responses to these proposals had also been significantly different than those submitted during the 2015 proxy season, implementing a proxy access bylaws.

Proxy access is still expected in 2017. This and a range of other significant considerations for the 2017 proxy season will be discussed by a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group in this two-hour live Webcast.

Key topics that will be covered in this course are:

- Proxy Access Update and Other Shareholder Proposals
- Developments on Executive Compensation
- Dodd-Frank Compensation-Related Rulemaking
- Other Key Disclosure and Specialized Disclosure Topics
- Nasdaq Rule Requirements
- Shareholder Engagement and Activism Developments

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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www.theknowledgegroup.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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