Two-Day Seminar: Understanding The Securities Laws 2008

Monday, September 1, 2008 - 01:00

Knowledge of securities law is essential for helping clients avoid crippling and time-consuming litigation. The PLI has scheduled a seminar, titled Understanding the Securities Laws 2008, to give the audience an understanding of the interplay of the basic underpinnings of the Securities Act of 1933, the Exchange Act of 1934, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and related SEC regulations. It will be held in the PLI New York Center, 810 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street, New York City on Thursday and Friday, September 4 and 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days.

The faculty will be made up of experienced securities lawyers and SEC staff including

David K. Boston, Willkie Farr & Gallagher, LLP; Gene A. Capello, assistant general counsel, Pfizer Inc.; Benjamin E. Sherwin, director and senior counsel, Global Origination, Merrill Lynch & Co.; Jill M. Wallach, director and counsel, Legal and Compliance Investment Banking Division, Credit Suisse First Boston.

They will cover issues including registering securities under the Securities Act of 1933, securities act exemptions and private placements, resales of securities, alternatives to traditional public offerings, reporting under the exchange act, regulation of proxy solicitations, ethics and professionalism in securities law, liabilities, securities law aspects of mergers and acquisitions and recent developments in securities laws.

For additional details and available CLE credits, visit The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel at

To register, call (800) 260-4754 or visit