SEC Transactional, Enforcement & Litigation Update

September 8, 2010

Complimentary Webinar

Archived media:

  • Multimedia presentation (WMV)
  • Slideshow (PDF)

The lawyers of McGuireWoods’ SEC practice group provide updates on enforcement and transactional matters, case law, and other changes in the securities regulatory environment.

FINRA Arbitrations
Stephanie P. Karn
A brief overview of FINRA arbitrations from the company’s perspective for both customer complaints and employee issues.

“Entire Fairness” Standard
David W. Robertson

A discussion regarding the Delaware Chancery Court’s application of the “entire fairness” standard to the two-step freeze out of CNX Gas Corporation’s minority shareholders by the controlling shareholder, and the lessons learned from the structure of that transaction.

Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
Rachel Williams Mantz
A discussion of recent Delaware cases providing guidance on the use of discounted cash flow analysis in transaction disclosure documents.

Skilling v. U.S.
Robert Plotkin

An explanation of the June 24, 2010, Supreme Court decision in Skilling v. U.S. limiting the application of the federal statute prohibiting “honest services” fraud to bribery and kickback schemes.

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