On October 16, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission issued Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14K to provide additional guidance on shareholder proposals submitted pursuant to Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. This Legal Update describes this recent staff guidance and provides related practical considerations for companies that are, or may soon be, in the process of responding to shareholder proposals for the 2020 proxy season.

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