2024 Public Company Speaker Series

The Firm's lawyers invite you to a webinar series discussing issues and concerns that are top of mind for publicly traded companies. The programs will be held monthly and will provide a holistic, multidimensional view of significant issues and trends affecting publicly traded companies, including SEC rulemaking and key governance, ESG, shareholder activism, M&A, litigation, and regulatory developments in the United States and abroad.

We hope you will be able to join us for one or more of these important discussions.

Login details will be provided to you prior to each presentation, but if you have any questions, please contact Heloise Herbinet at


Session I: It’s 2024: ESG, Proxy, and 10-K Hot Topics

In preparation for a busy 2024 proxy season, please join us for a discussion of key disclosure, governance, and executive compensation considerations for the board and management, including trends and developments in ESG; SEC rulemaking and enforcement activity; and investor and proxy advisor policies.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


  • Stephen P. Coolbaugh, Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Cleveland
  • Timothy Curry, Partner, Financial Markets, Silicon Valley/San Francisco
  • Amy I. Pandit, Partner, Financial Markets, Pittsburgh


Session II: European ESG Developments: Implications for Publicly Traded Companies

Recent ESG regulatory and litigation developments in Europe continue to require significant attention from business, legal, and compliance departments worldwide, often leading to profound organizational changes. Please join us for a virtual discussion about the complex and significant new reporting and due diligence rules that will have an extraterritorial effect and outsized impact on public companies.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


  • Seth Engel, Counsel, Financial Markets, Paris
  • Linda Hesse, Partner, Financial Markets, Paris
  • Armelle Sandrin-Deforge, Partner, Government Regulation, Paris


Session III: 2024 Annual Meeting and Corporate Governance Hot Topics*

Hybrid Program in Atlanta

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET

Jones Day
1221 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30361


Session IV: 2024 Securities and Corporate Governance Litigation Update*

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


Session V: Debt and Equity Market Trends*

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


Session VI: 2024 Shareholder Activism Developments*

Hybrid Program in New York

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET

Jones Day
250 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10281-1047


Session VII: U.S. and European ESG Litigation Developments*

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


Session VIII: 2024 M&A Trends*

Tuesday, August 13, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


Session IX: 2024 SEC Rulemaking Developments and Fall Investor Engagement Considerations*

Tuesday, September 10, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


Session X: Investing Abroad and Minimizing Risk*

Tuesday, September 24, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


Session XI: 2024 Proxy Season and Activism Review and Preparing for 2025*

Hybrid Program in Cleveland

Tuesday, October 8, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET

Jones Day
North Point
901 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114-1190


Session XII: 2024 Regulatory Enforcement and Shareholder Derivative Litigation Trends*

Tuesday, November 12, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


Session XIII: 2025 10-K and Proxy and Related Disclosure Considerations*

Tuesday, December 10, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET


CLE Information

CLE information will be provided prior to each session. Credit will be applied for in states where attendees are admitted.

 * Detailed session description(s) to follow at a later date.