Industry News & Updates

We are committed to helping you stay ahead of regulatory and compliance requirements by providing you with timely and relevant information, resources and news that you can use.  Here you will find updates, industry news, service updates and proxy tips to support your efforts during the proxy season and throughout the year.

Industry News

Stock Exchange Record Date Notification
Certain exchanges such as NYSE and AMEX require advance notification of any updates or changes to your record date in addition to Broadridge’s broker search.
Mailer ID (MID) Full Service
Broadridge is required to provide an Intelligent Mail barcode on each mail piece in order to qualify for automation pricing. In 2015 the USPS started applying assessments to mailers who don’t meet certain compliance thresholds.
Steering Committee Newsletter
The Steering Committee addressed various matters ranging from 2015 Proxy Season statistics to regulatory matters regarding universal proxies and retail voting initiatives during their annual meetings with the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Staff of the New York Stock Exchange-Euronext in October 2015.
What Retail Investors And Ohio Politics Have In Common
There’s a saying in American politics: “As Ohio goes, so goes the nation.” It’s a truism that reflects the uniquely fickle nature of U.S. presidential politics, but it also has a crucial lesson for executives in charge of shareholder elections — when it comes to hotly contested ballots, individual investors and their retail votes matter.

Service Updates

Data Security
As we expand our use of technology to communicate with clients, share sensitive information or provide access to Broadridge systems, we have taken a proactive approach to manage our data security interface.
Email Encryption
As a best practice, client sensitive information (Personally Identifiable Information) should be sent to Broadridge in an encrypted fashion to protect your proprietary information.
Federal and NYSE
Holiday Closings’ Impact on Edgar Filings and Record Dates

Proxy Tips

Proxy Season Preparedness
We’d like to share some tips and information to help your proxy campaign run smoothly and efficiently
We can save you time, money and effort by handling all the details of the proxy process for both your beneficial and registered shareholders in one place

Product Updates

Enhanced Packaging
Enhanced Packaging offers a more immediate, compelling interaction—one that engages shareholders right from the start. Enhanced Packaging drives real results, with significant improvement over standard mailings
Shareholder Data Services
Broadridge offers a new suite of analytic tools and communications capabilities that will enable corporations to identify key shareholder segments, execute targeted communications, and measure results.
Broadridge Print Solution
Large volumes, last-minute edits, and mandatory mail dates can make it challenging to get proxy statements, Edgar filings and annual reports into the hands of investors on budget, on time, year after year. Now you can streamline this process and ensure a smooth transition from printing to distribution.
Accelerated Mail Date
Our Accelerated Mail program will ensure your materials are tendered to the postal service according to your unique requirements.
Contact your Relationship Administrator for additional details on any of the above service offerings and learn how they along with a best in-class service team can support your business needs and ensure your success.
ProxyVote™ Shareholder Voting Solution

Build a stronger connection with your investors by making it easier for them to vote their shares online. The industry's leading proxy voting solution has a fresh new look and intuitive interface that promotes engagement, trust and loyalty.

Looking Ahead to Proxy Season 2016
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