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Key Issues Facing Boards of Directors:
New SEC Enforcement Initiatives and Corporate Governance Risks

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
8:30 – 10:30 A.M. (8:00 A.M. Registration)

Santa Clara Marriott, 2700 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara

There is no fee to attend and continental breakfast will be served.
Two hours of California MCLE credits will be provided.

Agenda

A heightened SEC focus on issues like trading plans; vigorous insider trading enforcement; and new rules governing companies’ uses of social media to communicate with the investing public will be among the topics explored by the SEC and other Distinguished Speakers. The topics will also include the decline in private securities class actions; the increasing significance (at least in terms of legal costs) of derivative actions; the rise of FCPA claims; and an analysis of key D&O insurance issues for public companies and their Boards of Directors.

The Directors Roundtable Institute is a not-for-profit which organizes worldwide programming for Directors and their advisors.Directors Roundtable is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This activity has been approved for 2.0 hours of general MCLE credit.

Directors Roundtable is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This activity has been approved for 2.0 hours of general MCLE credit.

 

Distinguished Speakers

  • Michael Dicke, Associate Regional Director, Head of Enforcement
    (San Francisco) U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Kristin Feitzinger, Vice President, Cornerstone Research
  • Daniel Tyukody, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Grant Fondo, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Dana Kopper, Managing Director, Lockton Companies, LLC,
    Directors & Officers’ Liability and Governance Risk Management Group

Selected Biographies and Materials