Bass, Berry & Sims is sponsoring the 40th Annual Securities Regulation Institute hosted by Northwestern Law. The conference will be held January 23 – 25, 2013 at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California and is designed to provide a timely analysis of recent laws and developments in the corporate and securities law fields presented by senior SEC officials, renowned judges, and leading practitioners. Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Leigh Walton will serve as Session Chair of “Acquisitions of Privately Held Companies” to be held on Thursday afternoon.