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SOURCE Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Corporate Secretaries and the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware are proud to announce a unique and thought provoking program, Delaware Law Issues Update. The program will be held Nov. 20-21, 2013, at the University of Delaware.
This first-time program will feature members of the Delaware judiciary, corporate and plaintiff attorneys, corporate secretaries, and investors. It is focused on practical implications of trends in Delaware law, but will be highly relevant even if you are not a Delaware practitioner as Delaware law is highly influential on corporate and governance practices throughout the country.
Panels will explore:
- Director Fiduciary Duties in Compensation Decisions
- What to Do When an Activist Investor Comes Calling
- When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies
- Federal and State Judicial Developments and Private Litigation
- Merger and Acquisition Trends and Developments
- Practical Tips on How to Keep the Board Out of Trouble
Each panel will cover Delaware case law and give best practice advice on how to avoid lawsuits and negative decisions where lawsuits are filed. Speakers include Chief Justice Myron Steele and Justice Jack B. Jacobs from the Delaware Supreme Court, and Chancellor Leo E. Strine Jr. and Vice Chancellors Sam Glasscock and J. Travis Laster from the Delaware Court of Chancery.
The conference is held in partnership with the State of Delaware and is co-chaired by: Anne Foster, Richards Layton & Finger; Bill Lafferty, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Rolin Bissell, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP; John Grossbauer, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP; Karen Valihura, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; and David Katz, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
To register or obtain more information about this timely seminar, visit this link. You can also contact Ophelia King at firstname.lastname@example.org (or 212-681-2000), or Louisa Creeson at email@example.com (or 302-831-2786).
About the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
The Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Inc. is a non-profit organization comprised principally of corporate secretaries and business executives in governance, ethics and compliance functions at public, private and not-for-profit organizations. Members are responsible for supporting their board of directors and executive management in matters such as board practices, compliance, regulation and legal matters, shareholder relations and subsidiary management. For inquiries regarding Society communications, please contact Teresa Webb, Director of Membership and Marketing, at 212-681-2007 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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