Bass, Berry & Sims invites you to join us for our 2nd Annual Corporate & Securities Counsel Public Company Forum. Although we are unable to meet in-person due to ongoing concerns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to host this year’s forum virtually.
This complimentary program will feature timely and practical guidance on the latest developments in corporate and securities matters impacting public company in-house counsel.
Panel and breakout discussion topics will include:
- Financial reporting and disclosure considerations
- Insights from public company general counsel
- 2021 Proxy season developments
- Restaurant & hospitality industry trends
- ESG considerations
Panels will include speakers from AutoZone, BNY Mellon, Brown-Forman, Farmer Brothers, FirstBank, LP Building Solutions, Marriott Vacations Worldwide, Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc., Yum! Brands, and more.
We are also pleased to welcome Myron T. Steele, former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, as a featured speaker. Bass, Berry & Sims partner Leigh Walton will lead a fireside chat with former Chief Justice Steele about recent areas of focus for the Delaware judiciary, including COVID-19 related emergency orders, directors’ considerations for multiple stakeholder interests when discharging fiduciary duties, and corporate governance around ESG and diversity. Their discussion will also review the impact of federal elections on corporate law.
The program will take place on December 8, 2020, from 1:00-4:00 PM CT and is intended for in-house counsel, public company finance and SEC reporting personnel, compliance officers, and other interested professionals.
This program is approved for 3.0 General Tennessee CLE credit. Please provide your BPR number upon registration, and Bass, Berry & Sims will report your participation to the Tennessee CLE Commission at the conclusion of the program.
Other State CLE
Bass, Berry & Sims does not seek direct accreditation from states outside of Tennessee, but some states allow attorneys to earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission. Certificates of completion and other necessary application forms will be provided upon request for use in other jurisdictions.
Submit your questions for presenters upon registration or email questions to Meg Reinsch.
About Our Corporate & Securities Practice
The Bass, Berry & Sims Corporate & Securities Practice encompasses mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, corporate governance and shareholder activism. We serve as primary corporate and securities counsel to more than 35 public companies and have counseled on 150 deals ranging in size from $20 million to more than $15 billion over past two years. Learn more here.