GA Bar Seminar Will OutlineDevelopments In Securities Regulation

Monday, October 1, 2007 - 01:00

The State Bar of Georgia will present its 13th Annual Securities Litigation and Regulatory Practice Seminar.

The program will take place on Friday, October 12 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Westin Buckhead, 3391 Peachtree Road Northeast, Atlanta. Registration begins at 8:15 p.m.

Among the discussion topics will be: They Knew Better - Insider Trading by Professionals; The State of Privilege Waiver and Cooperation; Responding to SEC Production Demands; The SEC's New Settlement Regime; ADR With the SEC; Pleading Standards and Confidential Sources; Primary Liability vs. Aiding and Abetting; Using State Law Claims to Avoid PSLRA; Consideration for Structuring Settlements in Class and Derivative Cases, and Evolving Director and Audit Committee Obligations in Response to Government Investigations and Civil Litigation.

The program co-chairs are Walter E. Jospin, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP; W. Scott Sorrels, Powell Goldstein LLP, and Michael K. Wolensky, Schiff Hardin LLP.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the seminar, call (800) 422-0893 or visit