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2020-01-23 14:00 - 2020-01-23 15:00

One of the many roles the general counsel must undertake is partner to the board. Doing so allows the general counsel and directors to more effectively understand the risk and opportunity in strategic decisions. Participate in this webinar series to hear how experienced general counsel and directors have effectively managed this partnership through key governance moments.

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Profile - Michael J. Lohnes Michael J. Lohnes Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Recognized as a leading litigator by The National Law Journal and Benchmark Litigation, Michael J. Lohnes represents companies and their officers and directors against securities fraud and state law claims. He also assists financial services industry clients in connection with FINRA inquiries and arbitrations. Lohnes is regularly engaged to conduct internal investigations. He also regularly advises clients on corporate governance, mergers, financial reporting and disclosure, shareholder demands, insider trading, and initial public offerings, in addition to counseling broker-dealer clients on trade reporting and other compliance matters, including large options positions reporting. Lohnes also keeps up an active pro bono practice, taking part in the Jose de Diego Community Academy's Lawyers in the Classroom program and serving as a mentor through the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Lohnes also serves on the boards of directors for both the Public Interest Law Initiative and UpBeat Music & Arts.
Profile - Michael J. Diver Michael J. Diver Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Michael J. Diver has built a national practice advising public companies, financial services firms, and individuals in securities litigation and regulatory investigations. In these high-stakes matters, Diver's past experience as a branch chief in the Enforcement Division of the US Securities and Exchange Commission gives him valuable perspective, and he has a long track record of achieving very favorable results for his clients. With more than 20 years of experience, Diver is adept at devising effective defense strategies to address legal risks across a broad spectrum of circumstances. He is often called upon to defend clients that are facing concurrent private actions and regulatory investigations, and to defend against claims involving complex legal or compliance issues. He also regularly advises clients in connection with corporate governance matters, shareholder claims, financial restatements, internal investigations, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) and stock exchange inquiries.

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