Proxy vote

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Proxy vote

Vote cast by one person or entity on behalf of another.

Proxy Vote

At the annual meeting of a publicly-traded company, a vote that a shareholder allows to be cast by another on his/her/its behalf. Proxy votes are relatively common, especially when a shareholder cannot personally attend the annual meeting. Generally, but far from always, a shareholder allows the company's management to have his/her/its proxy vote. This gives the management greater control of the company. See also: Beneficial ownership.
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The new policy memorandum clarifies that when proxy votes are a determining factor in establishing control, the petitioner must now show the proxy votes are irrevocable from the time of filing through the time USCIS adjudicates the petition, along with evidence the relationship will continue during the approval period requested.
At the time of the meeting, pick up your proxy votes at Registration.
The fear is we have five or six people that hold many proxy votes so they could control the chamber," Mashal Group chairman Dr Yousef Mashal told the GDN.
Mr Keeling said Munir had used the names of real people and filled in forms to get them on the electoral register and then apply for proxy votes, but had used false details and forged signatures.
CalSTRS now makes its individual proxy votes publicly available online through a partnership with ProxyDemocracy.
The allegations relate to applications for proxy votes and do not relate to postal voting in any way.
The pair submitted more than 160 proxy votes to the town hall, he added.
Registered management investment companies must file with the Commission and make available to shareholders the specific proxy votes cast in shareholder meetings.
Every year since that time, gay and progressive groups, such as the Human Rights Campaign and the Equality Project, joined more recently by representatives of New York City's five pension funds, have challenged the company to change its policy by submitting shareholder resolutions to a proxy vote.
GAO found that (1) the rule would require registered management investment companies to provide disclosure about the policies and procedures they use to determine how to vote proxies relating to portfolio securities they hold, (2) the rule would also require registered management investment companies to file with the SEC and to make available to shareholders the specific proxy votes that they cast in shareholder meetings of issuers of portfolio securities, and (3) SEC complied the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.
New postal vote applications, amendments to or cancellation to existing postal or proxy votes for the May 3 local election must be with the electoral registration office at Kudos House, 3 Ednam Road, Dudley, by 5pm on April 18.
Eurotunnel said maverick financier Nicolas Miguet, a leading rebel, had secured proxy votes representing 17.