The SEC is holding its Roundtable on the Federal Proxy Rules and State Corporation Law today. Topics include:

  1. the federal role in upholding shareholders’ state law rights;
  2. the purpose and effect of the federal proxy rules;
  3. non-binding proposals under the proxy rules; and
  4. binding proposals under the proxy rules.

Panelists include:

  • Stephen Bainbridge (UCLA School of Law)
  • R. Franklin Balotti (Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.)
  • John C. Coffee (Columbia Law School)
  • Richard J. Daly (BroadRidge Financial Solutions, Inc.)
  • Jill E. Fisch (Fordham University School of Law)
  • Amy L. Goodman (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP)
  • Joseph A. Grundfest (Stanford Law School)
  • James J. Hanks, Jr. (Venable LLP)
  • Stanley Keller (Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP)
  • Cary Klafter (Intel Corporation)
  • Stephen P. Lamb (Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware)
  • Donald C. Langevoort (Georgetown University Law Center)
  • Paul M. Neuhauser (University of Iowa College of Law)
  • Larry E. Ribstein (University of Illinois College of Law)
  • Roberta Romano (Yale Law School)
  • Leo E. Strine, Jr. (Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware)
  • William Underhill (Slaughter and May)
  • Ted White (Knight Vinke Asset Management)
  • John C. Wilcox (TIAA-CREF)
  • Ann Yerger (Council of Institutional Investors)