February 6, 2020 — Public Company Advisory Group partner P.J. Himelfarb and associate Erika Kaneko spoke to the Cybersecurity Working Group of The Conference Board.
December 16, 2019 — Public Company Advisory Group partner Adé Heyliger presented on “MD&A, Gearing Up for Year-End Reporting” as part of PLI’s 35th Annual SEC Reporting & FASB Forum. The presentation covered Changes to MD&A from the SEC’s Disclosure Effectiveness project; The impact of adopting new accounting standards on MD&A; Critical accounting estimates versus critical audit matters; and Current SEC Staff focus areas and recent enforcement cases.
November 21, 2019 — New York, NY — Public Company Advisory Co-Head Ellen Odoner spoke on a panel titled “Economic Risks & Responses” as part of The Conference Board’s ESG Center 2019 Annual Governance Meeting. The panel discussed how companies can effectively deal with today’s major economic risks, such as labor shortages, economic downturns, and trade wars.
October 23, 2019 — Houston, Texas — Public Company Advisory Group partner Lyuba Goltser spoke on a panel titled “Public Company Track: Annual Meetings I” as part of The Society for Corporate Governance’s Essentials Express Houston Chapter Conference. The panel discussed proxy statement drafting, schedule & logistics; notice and access and mailing; dealing with management and shareholder proposals; and reviewing proxy advisory firm recommendations.
September 17, 2019 — New Orleans, LA — Weil Public Company Advisory Group Co-Head Howard Dicker moderated a panel titled “The Top Compensation Consultants Speak” as part of CompensationStandards.com’s “16th Annual Executive Compensation Conference.”
September 17, 2019 — Public Company Advisory Co-Head Ellen Odoner spoke on a panel titled “The Role of Independent Directors on PLFC Boards” and had a fireside chat with Rose Marie Bravo, independent director of Tiffany & Co. and The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. as part of the Fall Meeting of the General Counsel and Other Governance Professionals of the Publicly Listed Family Controlled Companies Group.