PLI Presents Directors' Institute On Corporate Governance

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 01:00

The Practising Law Institute in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Bar Institute is hosting its Annual Directors Institute on Corporate Governance, on Thursday, October 8, from 9:00 a.m. through 5:15 p.m. The program will be a live simultaneous groupcast to both the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's locations in Pennsylvania, the CLE Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building, Suite 1010 in Philadelphia, and video-conference to the PBI Pittsburgh Center at 339 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA.

Due to the finance crisis and the new administration, corporate governance is now one of the hottest topics in corporate law. Under the new administration there have been and will be comprehensive regulatory changes and reinvigorated enforcement efforts that will affect the corporate landscape. The Director's Institute on Corporate Counsel is presented in cooperation with the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals and aims to bring corporate directors and their advisors information and strategies to function in the current and rapidly changing environment.

A distinguished faculty includes, Chairman Ira M. Millstein, senior associate dean for corporate governance, Yale School of Management, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP who will deliver the kick-off address: Re-Examining the Board of Directors. Among the speakers are, Howard B. Dicker, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Margaret M. Foran, vice president, chief governance officer and secretary , Prudential; Kayla J. Gillian, deputy chief of staff, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and Joann S. Lublin, management news editor, The Wall Street Journal

For information about available CLE credits and fees, visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register, call (800) 260-4PLI or visit