Top Issues at 2018 Shareholder Meetings According to BDO

Chicago-based BDO USA (FY17 net revenue of $1.4 billion) has compiled a list of topics that corporate management and boards of directors should be prepared to address in 2018 annual shareholder meetings:

  • Tax Reform
  • M&A Opportunities, including buy and sell side
  • Global Economic Concerns
  • Cybersecurity, including cyber-breach response plans
  • Executive Misconduct
  • Board Refreshment and Diversity, including:
    • Tenure Limits
    • Skill Set Reviews
    • Limits on Board Seats
    • Composition Reviews
  • New GAAP
  • Sustainability
  • Deregulation
  • CEO and Median Employee Pay Ratio

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