S&C Critical Insights – Recent Developments Regarding Virtual Shareholder Meetings

March 19, 2020

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights podcast series, Melissa Sawyer, co-head of S&C’s Corporate Governance & Activism practice, discusses recent developments in legal requirements regarding the implementation of virtual shareholder meetings. As 2020 annual shareholder meeting dates draw closer, many companies are considering the feasibility of implementing virtual shareholder meetings due to public health concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. As companies evaluate these approaches, what considerations should companies be taking under federal regulations (particularly the latest SEC guidance), state law and internal governing documents?