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proxy

1. a person authorized to act on behalf of someone else; agent
2. the authority, esp in the form of a document, given to a person to act on behalf of someone else
3. Computing short for proxy server

proxy

(networking)
A process that accepts requests for some service and passes them on to the real server. A proxy may run on dedicated hardware or may be purely software. It may transform the request in some way or provide some additional layer of functionality such as caching or remote access. A proxy may be intended to increase security, e.g. a web proxy that allows multiple clients inside an organisation to access the Internet through a single secure, shared connection.

proxy

To function as an agent who works on behalf of someone else or to perform a process that acts on behalf of another. See proxy server and ghost blog.
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- The Securities and Exchange Commission today provided guidance to assist investment advisers in fulfilling their proxy voting responsibilities.
“Voting is a key component of shareholder engagement and investing more generally,” said SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.0x20 “I’d like to thank Commissioner Elad Roisman for his leadership on our efforts to consider improvements to the proxy process, and for helping to develop this important guidance that, among other things, will provide clarity to investment advisers regarding proxy voting responsibilities, and ultimately benefit their clients.”0x200x200x200x200x200x200x20
Appointed on community basis, Khasadar hand over their duties to other men of their family who man the area as proxy Khasadar.
Bemis Company Inc (NYSE:BMS) filed definitive proxy materials with the US Securities and Exchange Commission related to the company's pending merger with Amcor Limited (ASX:AMC), it disclosed on Thursday.
A proxy is a written statement authorizing a person to vote on behalf of another person at a meeting.
(a) A proxy that nominates as proxy holder a person who is not a member of the Association must be deposited with the Secretary at least 20 business days prior to the meeting in question; i.e.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has published its 2019 preliminary proxy statement and announced the date for the company's virtual annual meeting.
There is a common misconception as to the role of a proxy.
Senior faculty member of the Department of Government and Public Policy, NUST, Prof Rifaat Hussain said the term 'proxy wars' was a contested notion.
New York, NY, October 19, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael Fein, EVP, Head of US Operations with Kingsdale Advisors, US, will speak at The Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "Preparing for the 2019 Proxy Season: Noteworthy Updates and Developments." This event is scheduled for November 8, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Eastern Time.
In these situations, the proxy is effectively substituting for what would be an otherwise unavailable patient response.