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Addressing Corporate Governance Reforms

Be able to better guide clients of all sizes and sophistication - from a newly formed LLC to a publically traded corporation - and understand how important appropriate preparation can be to minimizing fallout when things inevitably go awry.In operating daily, businesses of all sizes and industries routinely take shortcuts in corporate governance. By failing to implement appropriate corporate governance practices, they court unnecessary exposure for their businesses. This topic will cover the subjects, issues and questions that businesses, their officers and counsel (in-house and outside company counsel) should consider in setting up and evaluating its corporate governance practices. Corporate governance concerns and issues vary with each company's particular circumstances. For example, concerns affecting a Fortune 500 company are different from those of a startup company managed by its founders and both differ from the concerns of a family-dominated company. This information will explore what lawyers and nonlawyers alike can do to anticipate and prepare for when things go wrong. With that perspective, you will be in a better position to adopt corporate governance practice that align with your business objectives, and will be respected by enforcement agencies and the courts.
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To Whom Do Corporate Governance Standards Apply?
  • Publically Traded Companies
  • Privately Held Companies
Who Sets Corporate Governance Standards?
  • State Law
  • Federal Law
  • Securities Exchanges
  • Institutional Investors
Corporate Governance Standards
  • Board of Directors
  • Audit Committee
  • Compensation Committee
  • Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee
  • Exemption From Board and Board Committee Standards for Controlled Companies
  • Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics
  • Corporate Governance Guidelines
  • Required Stockholder Approval
  • Officer Certifications
  • Other Provisions
Hot Topics in Governance Standards
  • Recent Developments
  • Preview of Possible Future Developments
  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Governance Fraud
  • Warning Signs – What to Watch for
  • Current Developments
  • Whistle-Blower Protections Under Sarbanes-Oxley and the Dodd-Frank Act
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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Tod Northman

Tod Northman

Tucker Ellis LLP

  • Partner in the office of Tucker Ellis LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of corporate counseling, particularly for complex international organizations and high net worth family offices
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on a broad range of subjects, from corporate governance to artificial intelligence
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of corporate governance, antitrust, transportation, and emerging technology
  • Membership information: Ohio, Oregon, and Washington state bars
  • J.D. degree, Case Western School of Law; M.A. degree, New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science; B.A. degree, Portland State University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], 216-696-5469 or @ClevelandDuck and @_Driverless
Daniel L. Schiau, II

Daniel L. Schiau, II

Tucker Ellis LLP

  • An associate in Tucker Ellis LLP’s business department
  • Practice spans a broad range of business areas, including mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, private equity, real estate, and real estate & commercial finance
  • Since joining Tucker Ellis, he has worked on a number of corporate transactions involving buyers and sellers of various sizes and sophistication, including several employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) transactions, representing both institutional and individual ESOP trustees from the corporate due diligence perspective
  • He has also worked on the acquisition of a national bank by a state-chartered bank and the merger of two national banks and their holding companies, in each case with publicly traded stock as part of the merger consideration
  • Has gained experience reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting complex agency regulations at the federal, state, and local levels and prepared various disclosure schedules and other documents related to a reorganization and merger
  • J.D. degree, summa cum laude, Case Western Reserve University School of Law; B.S. degree in economics, Clemson University
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Product ID: 406242
Published 2019
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