Preparing for the New E-Proxy Rules

02/01/2008

The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted amendments to its proxy rules that will require companies to offer Internet delivery of proxy materials to their shareholders. The rules became effective on January 1, 2008, for most “large accelerated filers” (generally, companies with a public float of at least $700 million) and will become effective on January 1, 2009, for all others, although other filers can voluntarily comply with the new rules at any time.

To view a PDF of the complete article, click on "Preparing for the New E-Proxy Rules" below. To view the article on the Dallas Bar Assocation's web site, click on "Dallas Bar Association, February 2008" below.

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