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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, March 10, 2015 at 4:00 PM ET, 8:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About US Indemnification Provisions

This Legal QuickHit will discuss the essential elements of a well-drafted indemnification provision. It will cover indemnification provisions in both typical M&A agreements and, generally, other kinds of contracts. The presentation will briefly review recent court decisions affecting how these kinds of provisions are interpreted. Finally, the presentation will offer practical tips in drafting and negotiating indemnification provisions. Martin Doublesin, Senior Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM ET, 2:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

You?ve been breached! Now what? Cybersecurity Incident Response Preparedness Hot Topics

With businesses experiencing some of the most destructive breaches in 2014, it is no wonder the White House named cybersecurity a top priority for business and government in 2015. It would be naïve to believe that all breaches can be stopped, but companies can mitigate the damage wreaked by cybersecurity incidents ‹ from both the business and legal perspective ‹ by being diligent in establishing information and infrastructure security programs, being equipped and prepared to detect and respond to breaches, and having relationships with experts to handle technical, business and legal aspects of incidents. The goal of this presentation is to equip in-house counsel with a checklist of action items that companies must take to be prepared, including the additional considerations involved when an incident has an international impact. Ffion Flockhart, Partner, London, Norton Rose Fulbright Boris Segalis, Partner, New York, and Co-Chair, Data Protection, Privacy & Access to Information, United States, Norton Rose Fulbright

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

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.

Annual Questionnaire for Directors and Officers of a Public Company, NYSE Listed

Dec 2014 Form & Policy Download pdf
Sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
This Questionnaire is being furnished to directors, persons nominated to become directors, officers, and 5% shareholders of (the “Company”) and relates to certain information required to be disclosed ...