January 14, 2016
2-3 p.m. (ET)
Get key insights on current developments on regulatory forces impacting the boardroom and a look ahead at how companies are beginning to prepare for CEO pay ratio disclosure and an update on the proposed clawback listing standards rule, the pay versus performance disclosure rule, and the hedging disclosure rule. Hear perspectives from leading experts in the field on what board members should be thinking about and the impact of regulatory changes on the 2016 proxy season and beyond.
Keir D. Gumbs is a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, based in Washington, DC. He advises public and private companies, nonprofit organizations, institutional investors, and other clients on corporate governance, securities regulation, and transactional matters. Prior to joining C&B, Gumbs served for six years at the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he advised companies and investors on matters related to federal securities law, including corporate finance issues under the Securities Act of 1933, reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, shareholder proposals, corporate governance developments, and SEC enforcement actions. In 2014 Gumbs was named by the National Bar Association as one of its “Trailblazers Under 40” and by the National Law Journal as a “D.C. Rising Star.”
Scott Zdrazil is Director of Strategy and Corporate Engagement at the Office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. The New York City Comptroller serves as investment advisor, custodian, and a trustee to the City’s five public pension funds, which have over $160 billion in assets and include the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, the Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York, the New York City Police Pension Fund, the New York City Fire Department Pension Fund, and the New York City Board of Education Retirement System. Mr. Zdrazil develops and implements strategic initiatives on behalf of the Funds, including portfolio company engagements, policy development, and regulatory advocacy, to protect and promote the long-term value for the Funds and their approximately 700,000 active and retired beneficiaries. Mr. Zdrazil was previously First Vice President and Director of Corporate Governance at Amalgamated Bank. In that role, he led shareholder initiatives on a broad range of issues, including board accountability, executive compensation and sustainable business practices, and was responsible for oversight of all securities litigation, including several securities settlements featuring innovative governance reforms. Mr. Zdrazil holds a B.A. with honors from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a M.A. from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He also has served on the Advisory Council of the Council of Institutional Investors.
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