November 10, 2004

PLI Conference in NYC

Julie Hoffman and I will be manning our booth in NYC over the rest of the week at PLI’s annual securities law institute. Come on by and say hello!

By the way, here are some quotes from me in the context of the SEC’s proposal to have the SROs improve their own governance.

Survey on Code of Ethics for Directors

We have posted a Quick Survey on codes of ethics for directors, regarding whether companies have a separate code for directors – and why – and more.

Here are the final results from our past survey on earnings releases and 10-Qs.

The Launch of

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The first webcast deals with the “Impact of Internal Controls on M&A” – featuring the SEC’s Deputy Chief Accountant Andy Bailey, John Huber of Latham & Watkins, Teri Iannaconi of KPMG, and Mary Korby and Gil Friedlander of Weil Gotshal. We also have a “30 Nuggets” webcast scheduled with some of the sharpest and wittest M&A legal minds in the biz.

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