Corp Fin issues no-action relief for exclusion of a proxy access “fix-it” proposal (but rejects other requests)
by Cydney Posner In September, I blogged about several pending no-action requests seeking exclusion of proposals from the McRitchie/Chevedden group to revise existing proxy access bylaws on the basis that they had been “substantially implemented” under Rule 14a-8(i)(10). As I described it back then, the burning question was whether there […]
by Cydney Posner Until yesterday, there were five no-action requests regarding proxy access proposals from the McRitchie/Chevedden group awaiting responses from Corp Fin as to whether the proposals could be excluded on the basis that they had been “substantially implemented” under Rule 14a-8(i)(10). The burning question was whether there would […]
Corp Fin refuses to permit exclusion of proposal to amend proxy access bylaws under Rule 14a-8(i)(10). Who is gaming the system?
by Cydney Posner Just when we thought we had a handle on the new rules of the game for exclusion of proxy access shareholder proposals comes this new letter to H&R Block, issued on July 21. The proposal, from the prolific James McRitchie (one of the group working with John […]