March 25, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
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The last few years have seen a dramatic rise in the number of securities class-action cases involving initial public offerings, and this has affected D&O coverage and the costs associated with D&O insurance.

During this webcast, Mike Ferraro and Yelena Dunaevsky from Woodruff Sawyer

The capital formation environment has significantly changed in the last two decades and, in particular, following the global financial crisis of 2008. The number of initial public offerings has declined, and M&A exits have become a more attractive option for many promising companies. This article reviews trends in the initial public offering market, notable alternatives

February 25, 2020
11:00 AM -12:00 PM ET
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A depositary receipt (“DR”) is a negotiable certificate issued by a depositary bank representing a specific number of shares in the stock of a non-U.S. company. DRs are an alternative way for investors to purchase stock in non-US companies. Issuers also benefit from

FINRA’s 2020 Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities Letter identifies a number of areas of focus for the examination program in the coming year.  Here we highlight particular areas of focus for capital markets practitioners:

  • Private placement retail communications and online distribution platforms:  FINRA will review how member firms use social media and other platforms in

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Program

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While the IPO market remains active, companies continue to raise large sums of private capital through late stage private placements, with companies now taking an average of seven years to IPO. However, late stage

The financing environment for startup companies in the technology sector has changed substantially over the last few years. As evidenced by findings in CB Insights’ latest report, The 2020 Tech IPO Pipeline, tech companies have raised more funding than ever before by accessing the private venture markets. These startups reach unicorn status well before

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic Risk Analysis (DERA) recently published the first Economic and Risk Outlook. The release coincided with the SEC’s December 4, 2019 conference on the State of the Securities Markets. The report addresses a number of macroeconomic indicators. The report notes elevated borrowing offset by positive economic growth, high

November 4–6, 2019

Location
Convene
117 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036

The Institute on Securities Regulation brings together the nation’s leading securities and corporate legal experts to deliver practical information, insights and real-world strategies and solutions to the challenges facing you and your clients today.  Mayer Brown along with the Practicing Law Institute

Thursday, October 24, 2019
3:00PM-6:00PM

Please join Mayer Brown at IFR’s US ECM Roundtable 2019. Now in its eighth year, the event will bring together a panel of the most senior ECM practitioners to assess the current state of the market, discuss the latest trends and developments and provide an outlook for the remainder of