The SEC should protect the tools and resources available to shareholders to help hold publicly traded companies accountable.
The letter shares concerns about proposed changes to rule 14a-8, a regulation that spells out the rights shareholders have to raise substantive issues of concern at the annual meetings of the companies in which they invest.
We welcome this bill as an important contribution to what we hope will ultimately be a broad approach to disclosure by the US Senate.
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