proxy contest

noun

: a shareholder's challenge to an action or the control of corporate management accomplished through the solicitation of proxies from other shareholders

called also proxy fight

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“Proxy contest.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/proxy%20contest. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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