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Norton Rose Fulbright is the 2015 sponsor for ACC's Corporate & Securities Law Committee.

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The Corporate & Securities Committee focuses on key issues relating to corporate and securities law, and provides information and education to help in-house counsel in this area further their professional development. The committee holds teleconferences on the second Tuesday of each month at 4 PM ET.

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Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 4:00 PM ET, 8:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Global In-house Counsel and their US Banking/Lending Relationships

This legal quick hit will include: Managing the account relationship: dealing with your banker, expectations on both your side and the bank‰s (e.g., open lines of communication, what applies in a consumer banking relationship that does not apply in a corporate setting) Your responsibilities in the banking relationship (e.g., keeping authorized signatories up to date; prompt review of statements and reporting of errors and possible mis-use of account) The bank‰s responsibilities in the relationship (loans to one borrower limits, prompt notice of change in terms) Requests for information and why the bank may be asking certain questions (establishing new banking/lending relationships may involve a lot of background paperwork so it can know its customer) Working with the banker to combat fraud (e.g., information security) Kathleen A. Scott, Sr. Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 4:00 PM ET, 8:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Material Adverse Change Definitions After the Cooper Tire & Rubber case

More details coming soon! Brandon Byrne, Sr. Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

InfoPaks

Private Acquisitions Multi-Jurisdictional Guide

Sep 2014 InfoPAK
Sponsored by Practical Law
The Private Acquisitions Multi-jurisdictional InfoPAK Guides provides country-specific Q&A guides on private acquisitions law and practice worldwide. The Q&A guides aim to give a structured overview ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Master Service Agreement for Multiple, Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries

Apr 2015 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd, compiled from questions and responses posted on the Corporate and Securities Law eGroup, addresses whether a holding company should enter into one or multiple Master Service ...

Is it Material? The Top 10 Questions to Ask When Determining Materiality

Feb 2015 Top Ten
Sponsored by Thomson Reuters
This list of the top 10 questions to ask when determining materiality is not an exhaustive summary of issues but is a companion piece to the Practical Law complete Practice Note, Determining Materiality ...

QuickCounsel on Minutes

Dec 2014 QuickCounsel
Sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
This QuickCounsel reviews the legal requirements underpinning minutes to provide a foundation for counsel when deciding which best practices to adopt.