SEC Transactional, Enforcement & Antitrust Update

October 13, 2010

Complimentary Webinar

McGuireWoods’ SEC practice group provides informative updates on new SEC rules, enforcement and transactional matters, case law, and other changes in the securities regulatory environment as well as recent antitrust developments. 

Proxy Access Rules
Jill Misage Webb & Meredith Sanderlin Thrower
A brief overview of rules enacted by the SEC on August 25, 2010 providing for shareholder access to public company proxy materials in order to solicit votes for director candidates, the SEC’s October 4, 2010 delay of these rules and the related Chamber of Commerce litigation.

Antitrust & HSR Developments
Howard Feller
A description of recent developments in merger and acquisition enforcement by the federal antitrust agencies and in Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification filings.

“Poison Pill” Cases
David N. Oakey
A discussion of recent litigation challenging shareholder rights plans, including cases involving Barnes & Noble and craigslist.

Insider Trading – Credit Default Swaps
Jeremy D. Freeman
A discussion of the implications of the recent decision in the SEC Enforcement Division’s first insider trading action involving the use of credit default swaps (SEC v. Rorech et. al.).

Dodd-Frank Rulemaking
David H. Pankey
A discussion of the status of SEC rulemaking proceedings implementing Dodd-Frank.

Moderated by David H. Pankey, McGuireWoods partner and SEC practice chair.

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