NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in asset management and securities servicing, today announced the program for the annual client meeting of BNY Mellon Shareowner Services. Attracting participants from Shareowner Services' extensive client base of leading U.S. equity issuers, the event will feature presentations by industry experts speaking on a broad range of timely equity issuer concerns.
Taking place from October 27th to 29th, the 2010 event will allow Shareowner Services clients to hear from a number of noted experts from leading industry organizations speaking on a number of timely topics. Guest speakers include:
- Niels Holch, Esq., Holch & Erickson LLP, Executive Director of the Shareholder Communications Coalition (Proxy, Governance and the Impact on Business)
- Jim Cato, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young (Cost Basis Reporting: Background, Implications and Investor Communications)
- Kate Forsyth, Senior Manager, Deloitte Tax, LLP (Global Taxation and the Impact on Incentive Compensation)
- Terry Adamson, Senior Vice President, Aon Hewitt Consulting (Trends in Equity Plan Design)
"Many of our services play an important role in enabling clients to meet the challenges posed by the recent upsurge in regulatory, governance and compliance activity," said Samir Pandiri, chief executive officer of BNY Mellon Shareowner Services. "The program for this year's client event reflects the strategic priority we've attached to providing advice and counsel to our clients that's consistent with the best thinking in our industry."
The event will include participation on the part of several senior BNY Mellon executives. Bob Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer of BNY Mellon, will deliver the keynote address, and Leo Grohowksi, chief investment officer for BNY Mellon Wealth Management, will provide an overview of current economic and financial market conditions. Updates on presentations being made at the event will be available at the BNY Mellon Shareowner Services Web site.
BNY Mellon Shareowner Services is a world-class provider of corporate equity solutions for more than 2,100 institutional clients representing 35 million shareowner accounts worldwide, and administers employee stock plans with more than 2.7 million participants. BNY Mellon Shareowner Services is part of BNY Mellon's Issuer Services group, which is also a leading provider of corporate trust services, serving more than $12 trillion in outstanding debt, and is the market leader in depositary receipts, with more than 1,300 sponsored programs. More information about Shareowner Services is available at www.bnymellon.com/shareownerservices.
BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has $24.4 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $1.14 trillion in assets under management, services $12.0 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging $1.6 trillion per day. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available at www.bnymellon.com.
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