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The Changing World of Securities Regulation
George A. Leet Business Law Symposium presented by the Center for Business Law and Regulation
OCT 8, 2010
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Moot Courtroom (A59)

The Symposium will discuss actual and proposed changes in SEC regulations, including:
• Dodd-Frank financial regulatory reform bill
• Systemic risk regulation
• Liability of credit rating agencies
• “Say on Pay”
• Shareholder access to the corporate proxy statement
• Duties of directors, officers, lawyers, accountants, and others subject to SEC proxy and disclosure rules.
Speaker Information
David M. BeckerDavid M. Becker
General Counsel and Senior Policy Director
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

John Coffee, Jr.John C. Coffee, Jr.
Adolf A. Berle Professor
Columbia University Law School

Renee JonesRenee Jones
Associate Professor
Boston College Law School

Donald LangevoortDonald C. Langevoort
Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law
Co-Director, Joint Degree in Law and Business Administration
Georgetown University Law Center

Paul MahoneyPaul Mahoney
Dean, David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law
and Arnold H. Leon Professor of Law
University of Virginia School of Law

Annette NazarethAnnette L. Nazareth
Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Roberta RomanoRoberta Romano
Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law
Director, Center for the Study of Corporate Law
Yale University

Mark TaylorMark Taylor
Professor, Accountancy
Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University

J.W. VerretJ.W. Verret
Assistant Professor
George Mason University School of Law

Additional Information
Open to the public at no cost.

4.5 hours CLE credit will be available for a $200 fee to lawyers who attend.

At one-hour CLE activities, Ohio Supreme Court regulations require attorneys to be present for the entire hour to obtain credit. Therefore, registration for one-hour lectures will close at the time the event is scheduled to start. Everyone is welcome to attend the lecture, but we cannot submit CLE credit for late arrivals.

At events longer than one hour, we will submit credit based on an attorney’s arrival time and duration of attendance, but no less than the minimum of one full hour of attendance.

We encourage attendees to arrive at registration 20 minutes prior to the start of a lecture to sign in, obtain materials, and be seated.

There is no law school parking, however, public parking, for a fee, is available in the Cleveland Botanical Garden parking underground garage. Also, meter parking might be available.

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Supplemental Readings:
· Symposium Bibliography
· Bail-Ins Versus Bail-Outs
· Credit Rating Litigation
· Hidden Impacts
· Will the SEC Survive
· Greased Pig
· Audit Standard Setting
· Defending Against Shareholder Proxy Access

Recording in any form is prohibited.

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