Schedule

The 2024 Garrett Institute is a two-day, in-person conference hosted by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. All sessions are in Central Daylight Time. Session details and registration information coming soon.

Thursday, September 26, 2024

7:15 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15–8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Overview

8:30–9:30 a.m. - Current Issues and Trends in M&A*

9:30–9:45 a.m. - Break

9:45–10:45 a.m. - A Brave New World: Living with ESG and Its Implications*

10:45–11 a.m. - Break

11 a.m.–12 p.m. - 2024 Election Impacts: Regulatory and Judicial*

12–1:15 p.m. - Lunch (Provided)

1:15–1:45 p.m. - New SEC Rulemaking Developments: Remarks & A Conversation with Director Erik Gerding

1:45–1:50 p.m. - Transition Break

1:50–2:50 p.m. - SEC Disclosure Developments*

2:50–3:20 p.m. - Networking Break

3:20–3:50 p.m. - SEC Enforcement: Remarks & A Conversation with Director Gurbir Grewal

3:50–4 p.m. - Break

4–5:15 p.m. - Enforcement Trends*

5:15–6:15 p.m. - Reception

*Session will be available on demand for 30 days following the live Institute


Friday, September 27, 2024

7:45 a.m. - Continental Breakfast

8:30–9:30 a.m. - Delaware Law Developments

9:30–9:45 a.m. - Break

9:45–10:45 a.m. - Rights and Duties of Controlling Shareholders: Recent Developments

10:45–11 a.m. - Break

11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. - Mock Argument & A Conversation with Magistrate Bonnie David

12:15–12:35 p.m. - Boxed Lunch Break

12:35–1:50 p.m. - Activism Preparedness: A Tabletop Exercise

1:50–2 p.m. - Break

2–3 p.m. - Ethical Issues Practicing Law in an AI Environment

Session will be sumitted for Illinois Ethics Credit, and for similar credit in other states as applicable.

3 p.m. - Institute Concludes