Foreign Private Issuers:
Maintaining Compliance; Dodd Frank Considerations; and Raising Capital

BNA Webcast:

10/21/2011 12:30 p.m. - 02:00 p.m. EDT

Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, Equity Offerings, and Global Offerings


Katie Koropey
(212) 336-4048

This webinar will focus on developments relevant to foreign issuers, including the SEC's Foreign Issuer Reporting Enhancements; accounting developments; and corporate governance considerations arising from the Dodd-Frank Act. Capital-raising approaches for foreign issuers will be discussed. Foreign issuers that do not wish to become subject to US reporting requirements have a number of alternatives, including private placements of debt securities and Rule 144A offerings as well as 3(a)(2) offerings for foreign banks.

Webinar highlights include:

  • Recent developments affecting the institutional debt private placement market and the 144A market;
  • Qualifying as a foreign private issuer;
  • Important benefits available to foreign private issuers;
  • Exchange Act reporting developments for foreign private issuers;
  • Deregistration;
  • Corporate governance and executive compensation developments applicable to foreign issuers;
  • Financing alternatives for foreign issuers seeking to access U.S. investors, including private placements, 144A offerings, 3(a)(2) programs, registration and ADR programs;
  • Considerations related to ADR programs;
  • Establishing a continuous issuance program specifically designed for issuances into the United States, as well as issuing into the United States through an existing program;
  • Documentation requirements for foreign issuers;
  • The merits of 3(a)(2) versus 144A programs, including bank regulatory implications;
  • Disclosure issues for foreign issuers;
  • Liability concerns; and
  • Use of ratings in light of changes brought about by Dodd-Frank


  • Anna Pinedo, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • James Tanenbaum, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Nilene Evans, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP

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The webcast will be available for replay after the live session at the same link.

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