COVID-19: Securities Law Considerations

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 62 minutes
Recorded Date: April 13, 2020
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  • Public Disclosures
  • SEC Filing Relief
  • Insider Trading
  • Stock Buybacks
  • Annual Meetings
  • Takeaways
Runtime: 1 hour, 2 minutes
Recorded: April 13, 2020


Securities lawyers are getting to grips with the breadth of the impact of COVID-19. From annual meeting timings and format to seeking relief from the SEC for public companies affected by COVID-19, this program provides you with the information you need about securities law in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This program was recorded on April 13th, 2020.

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American Bar Association


Haima Marlier

Partner, Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White Collar
Morrison & Foerster, LLP

Haima Marlier is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White Collar practice group, and a member of the firm’s coronavirus task force. Haima is a distinguished former SEC Senior Trial Counsel and served as the SEC’s lead counsel on a number of prominent enforcement litigations and investigations involving registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, banks, publicly traded companies, and individual traders. Her current practice puts those invaluable front-line skills and insights to work for the public companies and financial service providers she represents in internal and government investigations, SEC enforcement proceedings, and private securities and commercial litigation.

David Lynn

Partner, Corporate Finance/Capital Markets
Morison & Foerster LLP

David Lynn is co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Corporate Finance | Capital Markets practice, and a member of the firm’s coronavirus task force. He served as Chief Counsel of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC. Dave is a highly respected securities advisory counsel who provides guidance to Fortune 100 corporations, small public companies, underwriters, and other market participants on corporate finance matters and best practices for disclosures and compliance. In addition to being a leading authority on SEC issues, he is particularly well known in the area of executive compensation disclosure, having co-authored “The Executive Compensation Disclosure Treatise and Reporting Guide.”

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