Securities and Exchange Commission
July 14, 2010

SEC Concept Release on the U.S. Proxy System - July 2010

On July 14, 2010, the SEC issued a Concept Release on the U.S. Proxy System, seeking public comment on a wide range of shareholder communications and proxy voting issues: http://www.sec.gov/rules/concept/2010/34-62495fr.pdf

Comment letter submitted by the Shareholder Communications Coalition on October 20, 2010: http://www.sec.gov/comments/s7-14-10/s71410-206.pdf

Comment Letter submitted by Business Roundtable on October 20, 2010: http://www.sec.gov/comments/s7-14-10/s71410-152.pdf

Comment letter submitted by the National Investor Relations Institute on October 20, 2010: http://www.sec.gov/comments/s7-14-10/s71410-211.pdf

Comment letter submitted by the Securities Transfer Association on October 19, 2010: http://www.sec.gov/comments/s7-14-10/s71410-141.pdf

Comment letter by Computershare, Ltd. submitted on November 2, 2010: http://www.sec.gov/comments/s7-14-10/s71410-257.pdf

Other comments by firms and individuals interested in reforms to the proxy system can be accessed via the SEC's comment letter file for this Concept Release: http://www.sec.gov/comments/s7-14-10/s71410.shtml