November 4, 2020 — Public Company Advisory Group partner Adé Heyliger spoke on a panel titled “Disclosure Developments for Public Companies” as part of PLI’s 52nd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation. The presentation covered known trends and uncertainties – drafting an effective MD&A with the uncertainties of COVID-19; performance metrics (KPIs); earnings releases – best practices and tips for drafting; Corp Fin’s Disclosure Review Program – observations and priorities; status of SEC disclosure rulemaking initiatives; and getting risk factors right and capturing COVID-19 risks effectively.
October 15, 2020 — Public Company Advisory Group partner Adé Heyliger spoke on a panel titled “The Audit Committee in 2020: Looking Back, Thinking Ahead” as part of NACD’s Virtual Summit 2020. The presentation covered how audit committees are adapting their oversight to stay on top of the complex array of issues impacting the company’s financial reporting—from financial forecasting, valuations, and judgments and estimates, to critical audit matters and remote auditing—as well as the implications of return-to-work plans and greater digital engagement for the internal control environment.
October 1, 2020 — New York, NY — Public Company Advisory Group partner Lyuba Goltser and Co-Chair of Weil’s Tax Department Paul Wessel moderated panels titled “Board and Committee Risk Oversight: Preparing for the Unprecedented” and “Emerging Trends in Executive Compensation Design,” respectively, as part of The Society for Corporate Governance’s 2020 Eastern Regional Fall Conference “The Governance PlayBook in Seven Acts.”
October 1, 2020 — Public Company Advisory Group partner P.J. Himelfarb spoke on “Virtual Shareholder Annual Meetings in the U.S.” to the Corporate Governance Council of The Conference Board.
September 23, 2020 — Washington, D.C. — Public Company Advisory Group partner P.J. Himelfarb delivered opening comments and Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly delivered closing comments at the Women in Law Summit Series “Women, Diversity & Change.”
September 23, 2020 — Public Company Advisory Group partner Lyuba Goltser and associate Erika Kaneko spoke on “Human Capital Management Disclosure/Communications” to the Human Capital Management Oversight Working Group of The Conference Board.