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

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
8:30 – 10:30 A.M. (8:00 A.M. Registration)
The City Club, 155 Sansome Street, San Francisco

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

Agenda

With a slowly recovering economy and important initiatives by the U.S. government, there are significant regulatory and enforcement challenges that Directors must address. The Distinguished Speakers will discuss the SEC’s current initiatives regarding enforcement and disclosure issues. Topics will include compliance; internal corporate investigations; whistleblowers; insider trading; audit committee best practices; shareholder activism; governance; white collar defense; and the personal liability of Directors & Officers. The Distinguished Speakers will also analyze what actions companies and their Boards should take to address these key issues.

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.

Distinguished Speakers

  • Michael Dicke, Regional Associate Director, Head of Enforcement
    (San Francisco), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • William Freeman, Partner, Jones Day
  • Christine Beliveau, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting, Inc.
  • Dana Kopper, Managing Director, Lockton Companies, LLC,
    Directors & Officers’ Liability and Governance Risk Management Group

Selected Biographies and Materials