SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update – April 2013

April 23, 2013

McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series

The lawyers of McGuireWoods’ SEC practice group provide an informative discussion of securities law developments, as well as guidance on compliance matters.

Management Proposals and the Unbundling Rules
Katherine K. DeLuca, McGuireWoods LLP

Katie DeLuca will discuss the recent court decision in Greenlight Capital v. Apple, which interpreted the SEC rule requiring that matters be presented for separate shareholder votes, rather than “bundled” into one vote, in certain circumstances. Katie will explain the implications of this case for management proposals in company proxy materials.

SEC Guidance on Social Media and Regulation FD
Rakesh Gopalan, McGuireWoods LLP

Rakesh Gopalan will discuss the SEC’s April 2 guidance on the use of social media in a manner that complies with Regulation FD.

Short Swing Profit Rules Developments
David N. Oakey, McGuireWoods LLP

Dave Oakey will discuss recent developments and selected issues under the SEC’s short swing profit rules. Dave will include a discussion of several areas that typically cause confusion in the application of these rules, as well as traps for the unwary.

Attorney-Client Privilege in International Communications
Thomas E. Spahn, McGuireWoods LLP

Tom Spahn will discuss attorney-client privilege and other protections available to communications between the United States and other countries, and communication taking place entirely in other countries. The presentation will focus on the participation of in-house attorneys in such communications.

Moderated by Jill Misage Webb, Senior Counsel, McGuireWoods LLP