Gunster is partnering with the Florida Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Southeastern Chapter (Florida subchapter) of the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals to hold discussions on the following topics on Tuesday, October 29, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (cocktail reception to follow program):

Governance implications of Dodd-Frank

The status of SEC rulemaking on the “Four Horsemen” (the remaining governance/compensation provisions under Dodd-Frank) will be discussed. Panelists to include:

  • James Cassel, co-founder and chairman, Cassel Salpeter & Co.
  • Robert (Bob) Lamm, principal, Robert B. Lamm, P.A.
  • Joe Mallin, managing director, Pearl Meyer & Partners

 PCAOB rulings

 The discussion will focus on the recent PCAOB proposal that would change the form of the standard audit report. Panelists to include:

  • Gerald (Gerry) Czarnecki, chairman, NACD Florida Chapter; chairman & CEO, The Deltennium Group Inc.
  • Consuelo Hitchcock, principal – regulatory and professional matters, Deloitte LLP
  • David C. Scileppi, shareholder and co-leader of securities & corporate governance practice, Gunster

This program is expected to qualify for two hours of CLE credit for Florida attorneys and has been approved for two hours (including one hour of Accounting and Auditing) CPE credit for Florida CPAs. The program has also been approved for 2 collaborative credits toward NACD Fellowships.

There is no charge to attend. Online registration is required and space is limited.

Register to attend now

Gunster – Tampa office
401 E. Jackson Street, Suite 275
Tampa, Florida 32301
Cost: Free

For more information, see the event flyer.

Don't miss Oct. 29 Dodd-Frank, PCAOB private event in Tampa


This publication is for general information only. It is not legal advice, and legal counsel should be contacted before any action is taken that might be influenced by this publication.

Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 11 offices statewide.  Established in 1925, the firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its client’s stake in it. A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greatest advantage of clients, Gunster’s growth has not been at the expense of personalized service but because of it. The firm serves clients from its offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 160 attorneys and 200 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 350 largest law firms. More information about its practice areas, offices and insider’s view newsletters is available at


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