McGuireWoods' SEC practice group provides an informative discussion of securities law developments, as well as guidance on compliance matters.
Securities Law and Social Media in Public Companies
Jill Misage Webb
Jill will provide an update on the securities law considerations involved in the use of social media by public companies and people associated with public companies.
SEC Staff Guidance on Unbundling Shareholder Votes on Distinct Matters
Katherine K. DeLuca
Katie will explain recent guidance from the SEC Staff regarding the requirement to "unbundle" distinct proposals into separate shareholder votes, including confirmation that companies proposing governance changes are allowed to include immaterial technical changes as part of the same proposal.
SEC Staff Guidance on General Solicitation and Bad Actors
Nova D. Harb
Nova will describe recent SEC Staff Guidance on advertised private placements generally and clarifications relating to the new "bad actor" provisions in Rule 506 offerings.
SEC Priorities for 2014
David H. Pankey
Dave will provide an overview of the SEC's 2014 priorities, including a discussion of the SEC's recently released strategic plan and statements by SEC Chair Mary Jo White.
Moderated by Rachel Williams Mantz