SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update

May 19, 2015

Complimentary Webinar Series

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


SEC Guidance on Forum Selection
Molly M. White, Partner
Molly discussed the SEC’s recently issued guidance on the factors the SEC considers when deciding whether to bring an enforcement action in the U.S. District Courts or as an administrative proceeding before the Commission.

MLP Conflict Transaction Review Process
Ryan E. Giggs, Associate
Ryan discussed the Delaware Chancery Court’s recent decision, In Re: El Paso Pipeline Partners, and how to improve the process by which MLPs and their sponsors review and approve transactions between each other.

Executive Compensation Disclosure
Steven D. Kittrell, Partner
A discussion of the SEC’s recent proposal to require disclosure of the relationship between executive compensation and company performance.

SEC’s Accredited Investor Definition Review
Nova D. Harb, Counsel
Nova discussed the SEC’s consideration of possible changes to the definition of “accredited investor,” including SEC Advisory Committee recommendations.

Moderated by David L. Ronn, Partner.