Business / Taxes / Proxy: If you own common stock in a US corporation, you have the right to vote on certain company policies and elect the board of directors by casting a proxy, or vote. You may vote in person at the annual meeting, by phone, or online.

Other Words for Proxy

Proxy Verb Synonyms: substitute, agent, delegate, surrogate, representative, factor

Proxy Statement

Business / Finance / Proxy Statement: Document intended to provide shareholders with information necessary to vote in an informed manner on matters to be brought up at a stockholders' meeting. Includes information on closely held shares. MORE

Proxy Contest

Business / Finance / Proxy Contest: A battle for the control of a firm in which a dissident group seeks, from the firm's other shareholders, the right to vote those shareholders' shares in favor of the dissident group's slate of directo MORE

Proxy Server

Technology / Computers / Proxy Server: A server that acts as an intermediary between a workstation user and the internet so that the enterprise can ensure security, administrative control, and caching service. A proxy server is associated MORE

Open Proxy

Technology / Email / Open Proxy: Software that exists on a server that allows the third-party relay of e-mail messages through ports other than port 25. MORE

Proxy Fight

Business / Finance / Proxy Fight: Often used in risk arbitrage. Technique used by an acquiring company to attempt to gain control of a takeover target. The acquirer tries to persuade the shareholders of the target company that the pre MORE

Proxy Vote

Business / Finance / Proxy Vote: Vote cast by one person or entity on behalf of another. MORE