The Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals will hold its annual meeting and conference on Thursday, September 12 in Atlanta.
Topics at the conference will include:
- Interview with Meredith Cross, partner, WilmerHale and director of the Division of Corporation Finance of the SEC (2009-13).
- Conversation with the PCAOB, featuring an interview with Lewis Ferguson, current member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
- Conversation with the Board of Directors, a candid discussion of how the Corporate Secretary can best work with members of the board of directors, featuring three directors of public companies located in the Southeast.
- Disclosure and Governance Trends, addressing such issues as the status of the Dodd-Frank governance provisions, hedging and pledging developments, global governance trends that are beginning to leak into the U.S. and recent trends in SEC comment letters.
For more information, including the annual meeting agenda, visit the website of the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals – Southeastern Chapter.
In addition, a dinner, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, will be held at Empire State South on Wednesday, September 11 at 6 p.m.