2019-07-18 14:00 - 2019-07-18 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 - Jason C. Vigna Jason C. Vigna Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Jason Vigna represents clients in complex securities, commercial and corporate governance matters in trial and appellate courts throughout the country and before the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Vigna prominently defended an asset management company and its employees in more than 60 high-profile class, derivative, bankruptcy, and individual actions arising out of hedge fund investments made with Bernard Madoff. In addition, he represented a global banking and financial services company and its affiliates in their defense of claims brought by the trustee of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC estate. In that capacity, Vigna helped obtain the withdrawal from bankruptcy court and pretrial dismissal of all RICO, common law, and clawback claims asserted against his clients in parallel multibillion dollar lawsuits. That effort was named among the top matters in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution category in the Financial Times' 2013 US Innovative Lawyers report.
Profile - Bruce G. Vanyo Bruce G. Vanyo Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Bruce G. Vanyo is head of Katten's Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice and a member of the firm's board of directors. Prior to joining Katten, Vanyo was chair of the Securities Litigation Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati for 22 years. Earlier, he handled securities fraud, antitrust, and other complex litigation at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen. Vanyo has represented some of the most prominent US companies, including The Boeing Company, Dell Computer, Hewlett Packard, Genentech, and Bank of America, and has a remarkable record of success. Vanyo created and drafted for Congress the pleading and safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This year, the National Law Journal named Vanyo a Litigation Trailblazer for his work in pioneering much of the securities law that has been favorable to defendants.
Profile - Richard H. Zelichov Richard H. Zelichov Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Richard H. Zelichov is a partner with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. His practice encompasses a wide range of commercial litigation matters, with particular emphasis on representing public companies and their directors and officers in securities class action and derivative litigation in both federal and state courts throughout the United States. He also has significant experience handling matters before the US Securities and Exchange Commission and with internal investigations. Much of his litigation involves companies in the technology sector, including Vulcan Ventures, Retalix Ltd., DemandTec, and Superconductor Technologies, as well as officers from several other companies. Zelichovis has also defended companies in a wide variety of other industries in lawsuits arising from accounting restatements, failure to meet public projections, product recalls, executive compensation, option grants, and mergers and acquisitions. He writes and speaks extensively on topics related to securities law.

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