Morgan Stanley (INDEXNYSEGIS:CMR) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Morgan Stanley (the “Company”), shareholders voted on proposals to: (i) elect directors to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), (ii) ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent auditor and (iii) approve the compensation of executives as disclosed in the proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 5, 2019 for the Annual Meeting (the “2019 Proxy”) (a non-binding advisory vote). Shareholders also voted on a shareholder proposal regarding an annual report on lobbying expenses.
All nominees for election to the Board were elected for a term that will continue until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until the director’s successor has been duly elected and qualified or the director’s earlier resignation, death or removal. The shareholders’ vote ratified the appointment of the independent auditor. The proposal to approve the compensation of executives as disclosed in the 2019 Proxy, through an advisory vote, was approved. The shareholder proposal regarding an annual report on lobbying expenses was not approved.
The number of votes cast for or against and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each proposal, as applicable, is set forth below. The Company’s independent inspector of election reported the final vote of the shareholders as follows:
* Not applicable.