PLI To Explore Fallout From Credit Market And Liquidity Crisis

Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 01:00

The 40th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation will be presented by the PLI from November 12 to 14 at the New York Hilton & Towers, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, NYC.The program will start at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 5:30 p.m. each day.

Co-chairs Steven E. Bochner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Stanley Keller, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP and Mary Joe White of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP have assembled a faculty of leaders in the field from the private bar, corporate law departments, investments banks, the judiciary, accounting firms, academia, and the government.

The opening pre-conference briefing will cover Lessons Learned from the Market Meltdown Life After the Age of Innocence: How to Advise on Doing Business, Managing Risk, Documenting Deals and Meeting Accounting and Disclosure Obligations. Following will be a keynote address by SEC Commission Chairman Christopher Cox and a panel discussion on the Causes and Consequences of the Credit and Liquidity Crisis.

Day two will include a review of the Division of Corporation Finance's current initiatives and staff priorities and an examination of private finance developments; the public offering process; regulatory enforcement and securities litigation environments; and SEC and U.S. DOJ enforcement.

Day three will commence with a special general counsel panel covering the most important issues on the minds of top lawyers at leading corporations and close with a discussion of the continuing internationalization of the securities markets and how this trend is impacting practitioners.

For details on registration fees and available CLE credits, see CLE events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For more detailed information and to register call (800) 260-4754 or visit