Partner Lawrence Levin will speak on "Shareholder Proposals and Corporate Governance" at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, January 12.

Topics of the conference include:

  • The Division of Corporation Finance organizational structure and processes
  • SEC staff review practices, priorities and initiatives
  • Hot-button disclosure items
  • Lessons learned after the second year of the new executive compensation disclosure requirements
  • Corporate governance hot topics
  • Compliance topics faced by auditors, audit committees, and independent directors
  • Forecast for the 2009 shareholder proposal season
  • How to understand and work with a public company's investor base
  • Hot-button accounting issues affecting financial disclosures
  • The lawyer's ethical responsibilities
  • The nuts and bolts of planning the annual meeting
  • Practice points from the faculty

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