McGuireWoods' SEC practice group held a discussion of
securities law developments, as well as guidance on compliance matters.
Proxy Access Update
L. Daniel Bidwell, Associate
Daniel provided an update on the 2016 proxy season and significant shareholder proposals, with an emphasis on discussing recent developments concerning
proxy access updates.
Bryan P. Bylica, Associate
Bryan discussed Regulation Crowdfunding, a method for using the Internet to raise capital.
VAALCO Energy, Board Removal Issues
Brian D. Sorkin, Partner
Brian focused his discussion on Delaware's director removal rules as they relate to non-classified boards.
Washington Legislative Update
Frank J. Donatelli, Partner
Frank discussed legislation passed by the House which would change the accredited investor definition (HR 2187) and change the registration requirements for private M&A brokers, change how emerging growth companies file financial statements, increase the extent to which stock options can be granted without additional disclosure and require the SEC to revisit its major rules (HR 1675).
The program was moderated by Anitra T. Cassas, Partner.