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PLI presents Hot Issues in Securities Law 2010: Disclosure Topics and Trends & How to Prepare for the Upcoming Proxy Season

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Wednesday, December 15, 2010

06:00 AM BST - 06:00 AM BST

Paul Hastings partner Thaddeus Malik is a featured speaker at this PLI conference.

Receive the latest information on topics affecting disclosure documents. Hear from the SEC staff and our faculty on the preparation of disclosure documents, with an emphasis on current hot issues, best practices and practice pointers. 2010 continues to be a year of significant trends, events and uncertainties covering a wide spectrum of matters including, for example, U.S. and global economic conditions and the expected slow and uneven recovery in the U.S. and other countries; government trade, banking, monetary and fiscal policies, including financial regulatory reform; continued stress in the financial markets; legislative and regulatory initiatives; weather patterns, climate change and accounting standards, each of which has affected and will continue to affect public company disclosure documents. Compliance with ethical requirements imposes even further challenges on both in-house and outside counsel.

Hot Issues in Securities Laws 2010: Disclosure Documents and Trends

  • FASB and SEC staff developments regarding financial statement disclosures

  • Tips on dealing with current disclosure rules and pointers on dealing with the SEC staff

  • Disclosure developments at the SEC

  • Practical how-to guidance on drafting disclosure documents

  • Pending legislative and regulatory developments that will affect future disclosures

How to Prepare for Proxy Season 2010

  • Updates on current hot topic executive compensation disclosures and requirements

  • Shareholder proposals

  • Shareholder activism, shareholder access and proxy solicitation updates

  • New proxy disclosure rules

  • Annual meeting mechanics

Dec. 13 - 14, 2010University of Chicago - Gleacher Center450 N. Cityfront Plaza DriveChicago, Illinois 60611(312) 464-8787

For additional information, visit the PLI site here.

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