One of the most visible and highly-regarded securities and corporate law conferences in the country, the Securities Regulation Institute reaches prominent attorneys from both firm and in-house practices. From boardroom updates to issues impacting pre-public companies, the Institute focuses on practical advice for all attorneys advising corporate clients on the ever-changing world of securities and business law. During this three-day event, attendees learn from regulators who write the new regulations, judges who interpret the law to resolve complex disputes, and prominent practitioners who guide their clients through the maze of new legislation, regulations and jurisprudence.
The Institute will feature a keynote address by Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission; a conversation with Leo E. Strine Jr., Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court; SEC Senior Staff members including Keith F. Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance; and timely topics including a workshop on preparing for and executing an IPO, investor communications, planning for successful annual meetings in 2017 and much more.
On Monday, January 23, WilmerHale Partner Meredith Cross will be session co-chair of "Earnings Releases, Guidance, and Other Investor Communications," which will focus on the following:
- Impact of the SEC staff non-GAAP financial measures interpretations
- New methods of dissemination of earnings information
- Best practices for earnings releases, earnings calls and investor presentation
- Handling the pre-release of earnings and other market-moving information
- Making the most of communications with investors
On Wednesday, January 25, WilmerHale Partner Lillian Brown will be a panelist during the session "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Securities Law but Were Never Given the Chance to Ask..."