New York, NY, October 12, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gillian Emmett Moldowan, Counsel with Shearman & Sterling, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Preparing for the 2019 Proxy Season: Noteworthy Updates and Developments.” This event is scheduled for November 8, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Eastern Time.
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/preparing-for-the-2019-proxy-season/
About Gillian Emmett Moldowan
Gillian Emmett Moldowan is counsel in Shearman & Sterling’s Compensation, Governance & ERISA practice. She advises companies, boards of directors, executives and investors on compensation and benefit matters, including equity-based incentives, deferred compensation programs and employment, retention and severance arrangements. Her practice focuses in particular on issues that arise in securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions transactions. She regularly counsels clients on disclosure, corporate governance, trading rules (including Section 16) and the negotiation of executive employment arrangements. Ms. Moldowan also advises on the applicability of federal securities law, tax law and general employment-related legal issues.
About Shearman & Sterling
From complex cross-border transactions to exclusively local deals, clients rely on Shearman & Sterling’s vast international network to help accomplish their business goals. The firm has approximately 850 lawyers in 21 offices around the world, and its lawyers come from some 80 countries, speak more than 60 languages and practice US, English, EU, French, German, Italian, Hong Kong, OHADA and Saudi law. They also practice Dubai International Financial Centre law and Abu Dhabi Global Market law.
This year's proxy season remained focused on the shifting investor priorities, with environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues at the forefront of engagement discussions and shareholder resolutions. The developments and trends brought by the 2018 proxy season are expected to create a significant impact on the legal and regulatory aspects of next year’s proxy season.
Thus, managers and directors should carefully examine and understand the 2018 trends and developments, in order to prepare for and be ready of the upcoming season.
This live Webcast brought by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the regulatory developments and institutional investor guidance updates in the 2018 proxy season. They will provide an outlook of what to expect in 2019, while presenting key strategies and practices to avoid risks in this rapidly evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
- The 2019 Proxy Season: An Outlook
- Significant Developments and Trends in 2018
- Common Risks and Pitfalls
- Common Red flags
- What Lies Ahead
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/