2016 January Special Supplement
The Weirdest Events To Cross Our Desk During The Spring Meeting Season
What To Do If The Power Goes Off At Your Shareholder Meeting… While The Fire Alarms Shriek Alarmingly
Virtual Meetings Gain Traction
Huge News On The Abandoned Property Front
Carl Hagberg's Comments to the SEC - Transfer Agency IndustryAfter almost 30 years of no action, the SEC asked for comments on a "mega-list" of proposed initiatives to regulate the transfer agency industry, which has changed beyond recognition, and in numerous ways, since their last real rule-making. Read Carl Hagberg's, sometimes contrarian comments - based on 32 years of experience in and 23 around the transfer agency business.
Hot Issues for Your Annual MeetingA transcript of TheCorporateCounsel.net's March 2nd webcast, with experts Keith Bishop, Partner, Allen Matkins LLP, Carl Hagberg, Independent Inspector of Elections and Editor of The Shareholder Service Optimizer, Roxanne Houtman, Partner, Potter Anderson Corroon LLP, and Jill Whitney, VP - Client Services, Broadridge.
COMING SOON: "VOTES HAVE VALUE"A plain-English primer on exactly HOW shareholder votes have value...on WHY individual investors should make time to cast their votes.... on how to read a proxy statement and make up your mind on how to vote...and on ways to make proxy voting EASY - and habitual.
Why Companies & Investors Are Embracing Real Online Annual ReportsWill U.S. Companies Take a Cue from Their European Counterparts & Jump on This Rising Trend?
Transfer Agent Pays An Extra Nickel To Every ShareholderTransfer Agent Pays An Extra Five-Cents Per Share To Every Stockholder Of A Major Us Company: 158 Million Nickels Too Many!
Coporate Governance: A 20 Year OverviewA Quick Look-Back At “Shareholder Service”, “Shareholder Relations” - And The Securities Industry As A Whole Over 20 Fast-Changing Years – All Leading Up To Today’s “Glorious Days Of The Corporate Governance Movement”
Unclaimed Property And The Real James Brown“Ah Feel Gooood!” – Finding The Real James Brown, And Reuniting Him With Almost A Half-Million Dollars In Unclaimed Property…A Nifty Story – And One That’s Still Contains A Valuable Takeaway On Abandoned Property
How Independent Inspectors Of Election Came To Be...With Special Thanks To Mister Smith... And Mister Jones. Another Fun Story For Our “History” Section.
Tales From The CryptHorror Stories About The Perils Of Holding Abandoned Property From The Optimizer’s Story Vault… All Of Them Absolutely True.
Harry Of Hanover Square, And What We Can And Should Learn From Him TodayThe SSA – And We – honor Harry Poulakakos –Owner Of the World-Famous Harry’s Bar Of Hanover Square… “Wall Street’s Favorite Watering Hole” For Over 36 Years. What Valuable Lessons There Are To Be Learned Here!
An Interview With James Kristie On Corporate Govenance Trends
Computershare's Jay McHale Reviews Issuer...
An Interview with Mike O’Donnell and Melissa McCarthy