The Practicing Law Institute will hold its Drafting Securities Filings 2012 Seminar from November 12-13, 2012 at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center. The conference will analyze in detail the principal forms and certain drafting issues and techniques used in filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 ("Securities Act") and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Exchange Act"), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Recent legislation, including the controversial Jumpstart Our Business Startups ("JOBS") Act and recent and proposed rule changes affecting disclosure obligations will be addressed as part of the subjects covered. Topic will include, "Filings Under the '34 Act," "Current Report on Form 8-K" and "Proxy Statements," among others.
Kirkland partner Gerald Nowak will present on the topic "The Disclosure Cycle and Related Filings."