ALI-ABA Program In DC To Focus On Securities Law

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 00:00

The American Law Institute-American Bar Association will present a two-day live course, the Fundamentals of Securities Law, on Thursday and Friday, May 13 and 14, at the AED Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave, NW, in Washington, DC.

The schedule for Thursday is registration at 8:00 a.m. and sessions that run until 5:15 p.m. On Friday, the seminar begins at 8:00 a.m. and adjourns at 4:00 p.m.

Lawyers will learn the basic structure and concepts of federal securities laws. Securities law is an intensely complex field with enormous influence on the law and the economy. Participants will learn of the minefields laid by Sarbanes-Oxley and the new and proposed regulatory enhancements.

The key topics will include the structure of the federal securities regulatory system; regulation of public and private offerings; corporate disclosure and conduct requirements; transactions by corporate insiders; liability under antifraud provisions; and recent revisions and expansions of federal oversight of the securities markets.

Speakers and presenters include Alan J. Berkeley, K&L Gates LLP; Martin P. Dunn, O'Melveny & Meyers LLP; Amy Bowerman Freed, Hogan & Hartson LLP; and Thomas Lee Hazen, professor of law, University of North Carolina School of Law.

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

To register, call (800) 253-6397 or visit