Corporate Governance, Disclosure and Shareholder Activism in Turbulent Times (Palo Alto Presentation)

1/14/2009

Corporate, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, Mergers + Acquisitions, and Securities Enforcement

Palo Alto

Jackie LiuBrandon C. ParrisDavid M. Lynn, and Michael G. O'Bryan

Michael G. O'BryanJackie LiuBrandon C. Parris, and David M. Lynn

Seminar

Hear panels of experts discuss new corporate governance threats and the latest shareholder activism tactics and how boards can defend against them, as well as the renewed scrutiny relating to executive compensation, tips for dealing with shareholder proposals and proxy access, and trends for proxy and Form 10-K disclosure in light of the current economic conditions. The experts will include the SEC's former Chief Counsel of the Division of Corporate Finance; the president of Georgeson, a prominent proxy solicitor firm; special counsel from RiskMetrics Group, the leading provider of risk management and corporate governance products and services; and Sard Verbinnen, a top investor relations advisor; as well as Morrison & Foerster leaders in Corporate Governance, M&A, Executive Compensation, and Corporate Finance.

Guest Speakers:
David Drake, President, Georgeson & Co.
Patrick McGurn, Special Counsel, RiskMetrics Group
Paul Kranhold, Managing Director, Sard Verbinnen

Session I - Shareholder Activism and Hostile Takeovers:
Tips for the New Environment: 10:00 am - Noon

Luncheon: Noon - 1:00 pm
David Lynn Presentation: During Luncheon

Session II - 2009 Proxy Season: Preparing for the Storm: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

We are also presenting this seminar in San Francisco.

California MCLE credit will be provided for this seminar. Registrants will be notified of the total credit hours before the seminar.

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