October 14, 2004
Corporate Governance and Compliance Readiness Seminar:
New Challenges for Corporations and Their Lawyers
University Club, One West 54th Street, New York City
This seminar will highlight the need for corporate counsel to take appropriate steps to meet the new levels of demand for their corporate governance and compliance services in the Post-Enron era.
Questions to be answered include:
Schedule of Events:
8:00 - 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:50 " The New Governance and Compliance Challenges for Corporations - Empowering Lawyers to Meet Them "
Welcome and Introduction by Thomas Baxter, President of the Greater New York Chapter of ACC-A, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
8:50 - 9:30 " Forming New Cultures and Ways of Thinking to Enable Corporate Law Departments to Meet Their Client's Governance and Compliance Needs "
Address by William Ide, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Former General Counsel to Monsanto Corporation, Former ABA President
9:30 - 10:15
Panel: " Recent Responses to Corporate Governance Reforms Within Corporate Law Departments "
Moderator: Thomas C. Baxter, President of the Greater New York Chapter of ACC-A, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Panelists: Thomas Wardell, Corporate Department Chair, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Michael Shepherd , Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, The Bank of New York
Meyer Eisenberg , Deputy General Counsel, Securities Exchange Commission
10:15 - 11:15
Panel: "Training, Education and Personnel Solutions "
Moderator: Thomas Sabatino, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Schering-Plough Corporation
Panelists: David Resnicoff, Assistant Compliance Counsel, Tyco International (US), Inc.
Mike Ende, Managing Director, Kelly Law Registry
Steve Lauer, Integrity Interactive Corporation
Panel: " Evolving Tools for Corporate Governance and Compliance Solutions "
Moderator: Andrew Hendry, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Panelists: Ronald Carman, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Morgan Stanley
Edgar Sims, Jr. , Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Saul Berkowitz, C.P.A., Managing Director in charge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Consulting Team, American Express Tax and Business Services
12:15 - 1:15 "Working Together: Auditors, Lawyers, Trust and Accountability"
Lunch and Keynote Speaker: William J. McDonough, Chairman, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
1:15 - 3:00 Breakout Sessions: "Benchmarking Corporate Compliance Programs Today"
3:00 - 3:45 Reports from Breakout Sessions
Moderator: Ernest Patrikis, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, American International Group, Inc.
3:45 - 5:00 Cocktails and Conversation
This seminar will take place from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm at the University Club, One West 54th Street, New York City and will include continental breakfast, lunch and cocktails. The University Club requires coats and ties for men.
There is no registration fee or other charge for the seminar and 7 CLE credits (including one hour ethics) will be available.
For reservations: Contact Leslie Broome at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP