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PLI's Global Capital Markets & the US Securities Laws 2022

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New York, NY

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Joan McKown, a partner in Jones Day's Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement Practice, will be among the participants in a panel discussion titled "Enforcement Developments in Global Capital Offerings," at PLI's "Global Capital Markets & the US Securities Laws 2022" webinar on April 13.

Capital markets are adjusting to a wide range of evolving regulatory standards that affect the way in which offerings are conducted around the world. At the same time, issuers around the world are subject to changing accounting and corporate governance standards, while market participants navigate new ground with respect to investor expectations. Issuers and market participants also face an increasingly active global enforcement environment targeting activities taking place around the world. This program will provide an update on domestic and international regulatory and market developments, bringing together practitioners and senior regulators for an in-depth look at how the U.S. securities laws work in the context of a rapidly evolving global regulatory environment.

The event agenda includes the following topics:

Global Capital Markets Perspectives in 2022

  • The state of capital markets in a global environment
  • The SEC's international regulatory agenda
  • Areas of focus for issuers raising capital in global markets
  • Current trends in foreign offerings in the United States

Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets

  • Latest developments with SPACs
  • The SEC's recent rule changes
  • SEC views on offerings by companies from certain geographies
  • The impact of the SEC's private offering reforms

Global Accounting Developments

  • IFRS developments around the world
  • Practical advice for foreign private issuers using IFRS
  • Key audit considerations in global capital markets
  • New and upcoming accounting standards under IFRS

A Global Perspective on Corporate Governance

  • Board diversity and refreshment in the spotlight
  • Recent regulatory measures focused on corporate governance
  • ESG demands and responses
  • Managing the global governance landscape – the in-house perspective

Enforcement Developments in Global Capital Offerings 

  • Liability risk considerations in global offerings
  • Global FCPA developments
  • Managing regulatory actions in a global environment
  • Best practices in cross-border investigations

Ethics for Capital Markets Practitioners

  • Managing ethical issues in client relationships
  • Opinion practice in a global environment
  • Counsel as gatekeeper – navigating the ethical boundaries in global offerings
  • Considering the ethical consequences of transaction structures and outcomes

For more information, and to register for the event, please visit the PLI website.