Ronald M. Amato, Eccleston Law Offices, PC; William A. Birdthistle, assoc prof of law, Kent College of Law
On Wednesday, March 14, the Chicago Bar Association has scheduled a seminar titled Securities Law Issues in the Age of Global Business at the Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court in Chicago.
The course starts at 2:00 and ends at 5:00 p.m. and is followed by a Meet the Regulators reception. It will address multiple issues of importance to practicing securities lawyers related to the evolving regulatory framework of the financial industry. Topics include expansion of the FCPA and its application to domestic issuers of securities; the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus Capital Group, Inc. v. First Derivative Traders and its significant impact on private litigation against investment companies and their affiliates; and recent developments in the area of securities offerings resulting from the new state of the global marketplace.
An outstanding panel of experts and insiders will examine these issues and discuss the implications for local practitioners. Panelists include Jonathan D. King, DLA Piper; William A. Birdthistle, associate professor of law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, and Ronald M. Amato, Eccleston Law Offices, P.C.
To register, visit www.chicagobar.org.