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CAS Proxy Seminar
SIFMA Corporate Actions Section’s Proxy Seminar will bring you current updates on the latest regulatory issues surrounding Proxy processing and Shareholder communications. We are excited to welcome Keir Gumbs from Covington & Burling LLP who will provide a Washington viewpoint on the most current regulatory topics. Lyell Dampeer from Broadridge Financial Solutions will discuss new distributed ledger technologies like Blockchain and the impact this can have on proxy processing. A panel of industry experts will discuss current operational proxy issues and impact to your investors and clients.
8:30am – 9:00am
8:30am – 12:00pm
9:00am – 9:15am
9:15am – 10:00am
Keir Gumbs, as a leading authority on securities regulation and corporate governance will provide an overview of the key players in Washington and the regulatory agenda. He will focus on the key themes to watch in Shareholder Communications, review the hot button items, and recent corporate governance developments.
Keir D. Gumbs
10:00am – 10:15am
10:15am – 11:00am
Our panel of subject matter experts will debate impacts to Broker Dealers and the industry on a variety of topics, including contested votes and activism, virtual shareholder meetings, over voting, and other trends to expect in 2018.
Elizabeth Rolwes, Wes Colbert, James F. Duffy, John O’Day, Charles (Chip) Pasfield
11:00am – 11:45am
Lyell Dampeer will provide a presentation on the practical application of Distributed Ledger technology (DLT) in the US proxy system, reviewing the current efforts to prove the viability in a full production platform for all facets of Proxy processing.
11:45am – 12:00pm
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New York, NY 10271
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