Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE:JEF) announced key outcomes from its annual meeting of shareholders held on March 28, 2024.

These outcomes reflect the company's strategic decisions to strengthen investor relations and corporate governance.

During the meeting, shareholders approved a significant amendment to the Jefferies Financial Group Equity Compensation Plan.

This amendment aims to increase the number of shares authorized for issuance by 14 million, bringing the total to 26 million shares.

Furthermore, the meeting saw the re-election of the company's director nominees, alongside advisory approval of its executive-compensation program, demonstrating shareholder support for the leadership and compensation strategies in place.

Shareholders also ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche as the independent auditors for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2024.

This decision underscores the company’s commitment to maintaining high standards of financial transparency and oversight, aligning with the best interests of its shareholders.