July 2, 2010
Participant Questions and Comments
A brief pre-holiday report:
We are sending you this shortened report with our best wishes for an
enjoyable holiday weekend.
What arrangements are available
for electronic participation in the Forum’s July 13 meeting?
Details are still being worked out, but
it appears that the webcast access to the
open meeting will be similar to what is provided in a typical
quarterly conference call for analysts, as described in our
recent report, "What We Can Learn from Real Marketplace-Tested
Practices." We will provide participants with access information
when it becomes available.
Please remember that
advance registration is required for either electronic or
in-person participation in the meeting.
Numerous news reports appeared in the
past week on the passage of the financial reform bill. Parts of the bill,
such as proxy access rules and say on pay, relate to our program in that
they are expected to generate a need for more effective investor
last week, Broadridge has provided an
archived webcast of its "behind-the-scenes" view of the Best Buy
shareholder meeting, showing how a company’s manager actually administers
the controls for electronic participation. The demonstration covers the
meeting from start to finish including the pre-meeting communications and
the voting and questions during the meeting. If you get the timing
synchronized, you can watch this manager’s view in one window and the
public view webcast, available
here, in another.
Considering Your Inalienable Rights
your celebration of independence.
Avital Louria Hahn
a Shareholder Forum project
© 2010 The Shareholder Forum