Archive Materials




Corporate Counsel Institute

47th Annual (San Francisco)
Thursday, December 4, 2008
"Building an Effective Privacy Compliance Program"
By Chad A. Fentress, Accenture, LLP, San Jose

"Current Developments: Employment Law & Labor Relations"
By Joan B. Tucker Fife, Winston & Strawn LLP, San Francisco

"Current Credit Environment Legal Issues and Financing Conditions"
By Francesco Penati, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, San Francisco and Steven Macko, Wells Fargo Foothill, San Francisco

"Hot Topics in Data Security Breaches"
By Heidi C. Salow, DLA Piper US LLP, Washington, D.C.

"International Privacy Laws"
By Heidi C. Salow, DLA Piper US LLP, Washington, D.C.

"Foreseeing the Risks of Doing Business in Non-U.S. Jurisdictions"
By Elaine Carey, Control Risks, Los Angeles and Robert W. Tarun and John F. McKenzie, Baker & McKenzie LLP, San Francisco

Friday, December 5, 2008
"Advising Management and the Board Regarding Corporate Governance"
By Martin P. Dunn, O'Melveny & Meyers LLP, Washington, D.C. and Keir D. Gumbs, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C.

"SEC Developments Affecting Corporations"
By Sharon R. Flanagan and Lisa J. Reategui, Sidley Austin LLP, San Francisco

47th Annual (Chicago)
Friday, September 26, 2008
"Advising Management and the Board Regarding Corporate Governance"
By Martin P. Dunn and Amy B. Freed, O'Melveny & Meyers LLP, Washington, D.C.

"Criminal Enforcement of the FCPA: Structure, Recent Activity and What to Expect in 2009"
By William B. Jacobson, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

46th Annual (Chicago)
Friday, September 28, 2007
"Labor and Employment Law 2007: The Year in Review"
By Joseph E. Tilson, Meckler Bulger & Tilson LLP, Chicago

"Recent SEC Enforcement Actions against In-house Lawyers: An Ominous Trend for the Legal Profession"
By David B. Bayless and Tammy Albarrán, Covington & Burling LLP, San Francisco


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Securities Regulation Institute

36th Annual
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
"Markets Update"
By Jon A. Woodruff, Goldman Sachs & Co., Los Angeles
Presented as part of the Securities Practice in the Current Market Environment panel

"Securities Practice in the Current Market Environment"
By Alan L. Beller, John T. Bostelman, Patricia A. Vlahakis, and Jon A. Woodruff

"Changes in Corporate Governance and Board Concerns"
By Thomas A. Cole, D. Cameron Findlay, and A. Gilchrist Sparks III

"Financial Regulation: A Framework for Crafting and Assessing Proposals to Modernize the Outdated U.S. Financial Regulatory System"
A Report to Congressional Addresses by the United States Government Accountability Office
Presented as part of The SEC in Transition panel

"Financial Reform: A Framework for Financial Stability"
Presented as part of The SEC in Transition panel

"Demands for More, Better, Faster Disclosure: Practical Guidance for Public Companies and their Advisors"
By Meredith B. Cross, Frank H. Brod, Keith F. Higgins, and Thomas J. Kim

"Top 10 New Disclosure CD&I'S"
By Meredith B. Cross, Frank H. Brod, Keith F. Higgins, and Thomas J. Kim

Thursday, January 29, 2009
"Accounting in the Limelight"
By John W. White, Vincent P. Colman, Linda L. Griggs, and Robert H. Herz

"Loss Contingencies - How Will They Be Disclosed in the Future?"
Presented as part of the Accounting in the Limelight panel

"Securities Disclosure"
Presented as part of the Accounting in the Limelight panel

"Global Capital Market Developments"
By Steven E. Bochner, Edward F. Greene, Stanley Keller, Shelley E. Parratt, and Alan Schoenbaum

"Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Securities Law but Were Never Given the Chance to Ask..."
By Martin P. Dunn, Brian V. Breheny, Wayne Carnall, Meredith B. Cross, and John F. Olson

"M&A Trends and Developments"
By Richard E. Climan, Brian J. McCarthy, Leo E. Strine Jr., and Leigh Walton

"It's Tough in the Middle for Corporate Counsel: Navigating CEO - Board Tensions While Avoiding Ethical and Liability Landmines"
By Dixie L. Johnson, E. Norman Veasey, Dorian Daley, and Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.

"Corporate Governance Update with Focus on the Board's Reliance on Corporate Counsel"
Presented as part of the Ethical and Liability Landmines panel

"Product Integrity, Inc. Hypothetical"
Presented as part of the Ethical and Liability Landmines panel

Friday, January 30, 2009
"Developments in Enforcement and Criminal Investigation"
By Mary Jo White, Linda Chatman Thomsen, Randall R. Lee, Steven Tyrrell, and Richard H. Walker

"Developments in Enforcement and Criminal Investigation - FCPA Practice Scenario"
Presented as part of the Developments in Enforcement and Criminal Investigation panel

35th Annual
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
"Welcome and SEC Division of Finance Overview"
By John W. White, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.

"Challenges Facing the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Year 2008 and Beyond"
By David S. Ruder, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago

"U.S. Capital Market Developments"
By Steven E. Bochner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto

"Securities Act of 1933 and Short Sales"
By Alan L. Beller, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York City

"SEC Roundtables on Using IFRS in the U.S."
By Mary B. Tokar, KPMG IFRG Limited International Financial Reporting Group, London

"International Financial Reporting Standards"
By John W. White , U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington , D.C.

Thursday, January 24, 2008
"M&A Trends and Developments"
By Richard E. Climan, Larry W. Sonsini, Leo E. Strine, Jr., and Leigh Walton

"Purchase Price Adjustments, Earnouts and Other Purchase Price Provisions"
By Leigh Walton, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, Nashville

"Hedge Funds in the Current M&A Environment"
By Brian J. McCarthy, Patricia A. Vlahakis, Brian V. Breheny, Joele Frank, Peter C. Harkins, and Harvey L. Pitt

Friday, January 25, 2008
"Fifty Ways to Minimize Errors in Document Productions for Government Investigations"
By Dixie L. Johnson, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Washington , D.C.


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Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate and Securities Law Institute

29th Annual (2009)
"Developments in the Capital Markets Following the Financial Crisis"
By Ivan Ross, Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York City

"2009 Developments in M&A"
By Rick Alexander, James Cole, Keith Crow, and Bob Wall

"What Securities Counsel Need to Understand About Accounting Today"
By John W. White, Michael R. McAlevey, and Joseph B. Ucuzoglu

Additional submissions by John W. White, Session Chair, What Securities Counsel Need to Understand...
Fair Value Accounting

SEC, "Report and Recommendations Pursuant to Section 133 of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008: Study on Mark–To–Market Accounting"

Contingencies
"Proposed Statement of Financial Accounting Standards: Disclosure of Certain Loss Contingencies"

FASB STAFF POSITION No. FAS 141(R)-1, "Accounting for Assets Acquired and Liabilities Assumed in a Business Combination That Arise from Contingencies"

"Financial Accounting Standards Board: Summary of Board Decisions"

International Financial Reporting Standards
November 14, 2008-SEC Proposed Rulemaking Release, "Roadmap for the Potential Use of Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards by U.S. Issuers"

Off-Balance Sheet Accounting
"Financial Accounting Standards Board Project Updates: Reconsideration of FIN 46(R) Consolidation of Variable Interest Entities"

FASB STAFF POSITION No. FAS 140-4 and FIN 46(R)-8, "Disclosures by Public Entities (Enterprises) about Transfers of Financial Assets and Interests in Variable Interest Entities"

Complimentary Whitepaper
"The Obama Administration's Proposal to Reform the U.S. Financial Regulatory System"
By James Hamilton, J.D., LLM., CCH Principal Analyst; published by Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

28th Annual
Thursday, May 1, 2008
"The Changing Dynamic between Strategic and Private Equity Bidders"
By R. Scott Falk, Michael S. Canmann, Charles W. Mulaney Jr., Mark B. Tresnowski

"M&A Trends"
By Cary A. Kochman, UBS, Chicago

"Majority Voting and the 2008 Proxy Season"
By Claudia H. Allen, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP, Chicago

Friday, May 2, 2008
"Amendments to Rule 144"
By Richard D. Buchband, Accenture, Ltd., Chicago

"Rule 144 Practices Corporate Counsel Survey: April 2008"
By Richard D. Buchband

"Restructuring High Yield Bonds"
By John J. Huber, Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, D.C.

"Acquiring Companies and Businesses in Europe"
By Baker & McKenzie

"Cross-Border Transactions Handbook"
By Baker & McKenzie

"International Joint Ventures Handbook"
By Baker & McKenzie

"Case Studies Addressing Ethics and Malpractice in Corporate Transactions"
By Timothy J. Melton, Lori S. Gordon, Pamela Phillips, Michael S. Shakman

"Conflicts of Interest-What Are The Typical Triggers?"
By Pamela Phillips, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, San Francisco


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Short Courses for Prosecuting Attorneys and Defense Lawyers in Criminal Cases

2008 Short Course
Monday, July 21, 2008
"Developments in Evidence Law and Procedure"
By Cathryn S. Crawford, Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago

Tuesday, July 22, 2008
"A Loss of Innocence: When children and lawyers prepare for court"
By Lillian Salcines Bright, Office of the District Attorney, Wilmington, North Carolina

Wednesday, July 23, 2008
"Forensic Pathology"
By Dr. Nancy L. Jones, MD, Office of Cook County Medical Examiner, Chicago

"CSI: Eyewitness Memory"
By James M. Doyle and Mark R. Larson