Upcoming BBA Means Business Programs

Broker-Dealers Continued: Regulatory Reporting for Firms and Individuals

9/23/2014 12:30 PM - 9/23/2014 1:30 PM

The focus of this program will be regulatory reporting requirements under FINRA Rule 4530, Form U4, Form US and new FINRA Rule 3010(d). Panelists will also discuss the consequences of such filings including regulatory inquiries from FINRA Enforcement, FINRA Office of Fraud Detection and Market Intelligence, SEC Enforcement, state regulators, and law enforcement.

Fraud on the Market after Halliburton

9/29/2014 12:30 PM - 9/29/2014 1:30 PM

Learn about the Supreme Court's recent decision to uphold the "fraud on the market" presumption in securities class actions, while at the same time further opening the door to challenges to class certification by allowing for rebuttal of the presumption in addition to those featured in other recent decisions in Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes and Comcast v. Behrend.

How the Community Reinvestment Act Affects Housing Tax Credits

9/30/2014 12:00 PM - 9/30/2014 1:00 PM

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has had a dramatic impact on the low income housing tax credit equity markets. The panel will discuss recent changes to CRA regulations, and how to start a conversation about housing policy with a bank regulator.

Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer and the Presumption of Prudence; Challenges to ESOP Fiduciary’s Decisions to Hold or Buy Company Stock and Implica

10/15/2014 12:00 PM - 10/15/2014 2:00 PM

This program concerns the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Fifth Third Bancopr v. Dudenhoeffer, 573 U.S. (June 25, 2014), in which the Court resolved a conflict among the Circuit Courts of Appeal as to whether ESOP fiduciaries should be entitled to a presumption of prudence under ERISA when plan participants challenge the fiduciary’s decision to hold or buy stock in the company. The Court held that no such presumption applies, and the two panelists will discuss the ramifications of the decision from both the perspective of the fiduciary and the plan participant for both ESOPs and other types of retirement plans.

Is It All About the Money?: 10 Lessons on Fair Market Value from Halifax and Other Recent Cases

10/27/2014 12:30 PM - 10/27/2014 2:00 PM

The current compliance landscape is changing rapidly as a result of a volume of recent judicial and regulatory activity around healthcare transactions. Attendees will learn about this recent activity and how it affects the healthcare climate.

Pink, Pins & Gleeks: Thoughts on International Trademark Practice and Avoiding Brand Disasters

11/12/2014 12:00 PM - 11/12/2014 1:30 PM

Prepare for the perils of haphazard international trademark strategies (or lack of strategies), focusing on recent cases involving Pinterest, Fox's Glee, and Victoria's Secret's PINK in Europe and the UK. Our speaker will provide an overview on international trademark practice and avoiding brand disasters.
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