BDO Shareholder Meeting Alert - March 2016

March 2016

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Mergers & Acquisitions, Currency Risk, Cybersecurity, Board Compensation and Executive Compensation Among Top Issues at 2016 Shareholder Meetings


A highly volatile stock market, stagnant wages, global economic challenges, a strong U.S. dollar and a presidential election like no other are just a few of the factors contributing to a growing feeling of uncertainty in corporate board rooms around the country. This unsettled climate should make for an interesting annual meeting season this spring.
 
The following thought leadership piece covers those topics that corporate management and boards of directors may want to be prepared to address in connection with their 2016 annual meetings. These reflect individual as well as inter-related areas of corporate financial and operational risk and strategy that may require significant time and attention by boards and management teams of companies of all sizes and across all industries. Where appropriate, topics have been aligned with additional pieces of thought leadership and/or learning opportunities for further consideration.