Public Companies Update – April One-Minute Reads
April 26, 2023
Learn about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s settlement for misleading non-GAAP disclosures, the SEC’s handling of charges for misleading disclosures concerning a ransomware attack, a mining company’s resolution of SEC charges for misleading ESG disclosures, an annual letter to investors from the CEO of BlackRock, PwC and Workiva’s survey findings on SEC climate proposal preparedness and a Cooley client alert covering the Department of Justice focus on interlocking directorates.
Cooley Adds ESG Leader With Prominent New York Partner Hire
March 6, 2023
Beth Sasfai has joined Cooley as a partner in New York, where she will lead the firm’s ESG advisory practice.
[Video] Trends in ESG
Public Company Conversations
March 24, 2023
Listen in as Cooley partner Beth Sasfai, who leads the firm’s ESG & sustainability advisory practice, talks with public companies practice co-chair Jason Kent about her prior career leading ESG at Verizon, the latest trends in the environmental, social and governance space, and the ESG risks and priorities that companies need to start thinking about to create long-term sustainable business value – and how to measure it.
Cross-Border ESG Trends
March 8, 2023
In this on-demand recorded webinar, Cooley practitioners discuss environmental, social and corporate governance trends and regulations across the European Union, Asia and US – in particular, addressing how the ESG landscape is changing in specific markets, how multinational companies should be thinking about regulatory changes in countries where they may be affected, and different approaches to ESG regulation across different jurisdictions.
‘The HLEP Podcast’ – Jason Kent
The Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project Podcast
February 27, 2023
On episode 18 of the “Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project” (HLEP) podcast, Jason Kent, partner and co-chair of Cooley’s public companies practice, discusses what it’s like to advise maturing public companies, the types of legal issues such companies face as they encounter greater visibility in the public spotlight and how lawyers can help them navigate those issues.
SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2023
January 17, 2023
Cooley’s public companies group hosted its annual SEC Reporting Skills Workshop in January 2023. The event featured interactive sessions focused on drafting various Securities and Exchange Commission disclosures, identifying common pitfalls and offering practical guidance for today’s dynamic reporting environment.
13th Annual Cooley Healthtech Conference
May 4, 2023
Join an exclusive gathering of top executives, investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the healthtech industry for the 13th Annual Cooley Healthtech Conference in San Francisco. This event will focus on key drivers affecting the industry and explore growth strategies for healthtech, medical device, medtech and digital health companies.
Women in Securities Litigation Expert Panel
February 13, 2023
The Women in Securities Litigation Network hosted a virtual panel featuring three accomplished women who testify and consult in securities litigation and related cases. They discussed their views on emerging trends in securities litigation, crypto markets, and Securities and Exchange Commission rulemaking, as well as their paths to serving as experts and their experiences as women in this space.
2022 – 2023 CLE Speaker Series
December 1, 2022
Cooley’s 2022 – 2023 CLE Speaker Series, held in December 2022 and January 2023, provided a legal education program focused on a variety of newsworthy business and litigation topics. Specialty credits in the areas of competence, elimination of bias, ethics and implicit bias were offered.
Deloitte PSW Quarterly Roundtable – SEC Updates and Technical Accounting
December 6, 2022
US Privacy Compliance Journey Series<br>Approaching the Finish Line
September 27, 2022
This session explores strategies for successfully launching privacy notice updates and other compliance measures – ideally before the year-end holiday scramble.
42nd Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate & Securities Law and 61st Corporate Counsel Institute
September 21, 2022
This three-day, in-person event combines two of Northwestern University’s nationally recognized Institutes – the Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate & Securities Law Institute and the Corporate Counsel Institute – and will explore M&A, corporate governance, and Securities and Exchange Commission updates.
Privacy Talks Series <br> Global Data Breaches
September 6, 2022
This session in Cooley’s data protection series covers 10 factors you need to know about global data breaches and how to manage them.
US Privacy Compliance Journey Series<br>Unpacking the CPRA Regulations and Prioritizing Compliance Efforts
July 19, 2022
This session summarizes the long-awaited California Privacy Rights Act regulations and how they impact your compliance journey, with suggestions on prioritization of compliance efforts to be completed by year-end.
Privacy Talks Series <br> Fintech, Payments and Privacy
July 5, 2022
In this monthly webinar series, Cooley practitioners provide guidance and best practices for managing data protection-related issues. This session focuses on the 10 things you should know about navigating the privacy and regulatory landscape.
ESG Forum 2022
June 22, 2022
Alongside panelists from the American College Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services and the New York State Bar Association’s International Section, Cooley partner Brad Goldberg examines the rapidly evolving landscape of corporate environmental, social and governance reporting, including the intersection of mandatory and voluntary disclosure regimes.
The Harvard Corporate Governance Roundtable
June 14, 2022
Cooley partner Brad Goldberg joined Harvard Law School at its June 2022 Corporate Governance Roundtable for a moderated discussion of topical corporate governance issues.
Obvious Ventures Raises Two New Funds Totaling $461 Million
ALM General Counsel Conference Midwest
Cooley partners Bobby Earles and Erin Kirchner were among the speakers at the General Counsel Conference Midwest (formerly known as SuperConference), which for 20+ years has been the premier event in the industry by delivering key insights and practical solutions that today’s general counsel need to manage and better leverage C-suite relationships, successfully overcome a litigation crisis and much more.
Financial Services Enforcement Forecast: Five in Five – Regulation E(xtra): Payments, Deposits and Fraud
May 31, 2022
This session of the Cooley financial services enforcement team's Five in Five webinar series covers recent updates around Regulation E, including reading between the lines of FAQs, and examination and enforcement trends.
IPO Panel & Fireside Chat
May 25, 2022
Cooley partner David Peinsipp and industry leaders from Deloitte, JPMorgan, The Blueshirt Group and Nasdaq take a deep dive into capital markets, internal risk, listings and legal considerations, followed by a fireside chat with the chief financial officers of HashiCorp and Samsara.
Observations from the Frontlines: Going Public
May 24, 2022
In this webinar hosted by PwC, Cooley partner Matthew Dubofsky addresses going public in a volatile market with geopolitical uncertainty and newly proposed regulatory requirements.
Financial Services Enforcement Forecast: Five in Five – Fair and Responsible… Everything
In this session of the Cooley financial services enforcement team’s Five in Five webinar series, we focus on fair lending, including recent trends, and how to avoid potential allegations of unfair discrimination.
Deloitte: Path to Going Public and Beyond Series
May 18, 2022
Cooley partners Nicole Brookshire and Rupa Briggs join speakers from Deloitte and Goldman Sachs to explain the current state of the capital markets, the process, timeline and requirements to go public, and how to best position yourself for life in the public eye.
Financial Services Enforcement Forecast: Five in Five – The New Era of UDAAP: CFPB, FTC and States
May 17, 2022
In this session of the Cooley financial services enforcement team’s Five in Five webinar series, we cover unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices (UDAAP) updates, as well as hot topics in mortgage, auto, payments, deposits, buy now, pay later, and true lender and bank partnerships.
ILTA Masterclass:<br> How can law firms and in-house counsel thrive in a sustainable environment?
May 12, 2022
An International Legal Technology Association Masterclass brought together members of PwC, Burges Salmon and Cooley to share practical advice on improving your environmental, social and governance credentials in the context of day-to-day legal operations, as well as how to support clients and develop a responsible ESG strategy.
Financial Services Enforcement Forecast: Five in Five – Biden’s DOJ: New Initiatives, Same Approach
May 10, 2022
In this session of the Cooley financial services enforcement team’s Five in Five webinar series, we discuss initiatives announced by the Biden administration that directly target financial services companies, including those related to pandemic relief, consumer privacy and cryptocurrency.
Financial Services Enforcement Forecast: Five in Five – Chopra’s CFPB: Can You Keep Up?
May 3, 2022
This session of the Cooley financial services enforcement team’s Five in Five webinar series unpacks some of the new initiatives (and escalations) that seem to come almost weekly from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – and provides insight into what to expect going forward.
Privacy Talks Series <br> Artificial Intelligence and Privacy: EU and US Overview
May 3, 2022
This session in Cooley’s data protection series covers 10 details you should know about the European and US legal frameworks on artificial intelligence, including biometrics and facial recognition.
Post-COVID Employment: Remote Work, Office Return, Vaccine Mandates + Choice of Law Issues
April 28, 2022
Whether planning to move to a fully remote workplace or bringing back a workforce that has become accustomed to working from home, employers must be prepared to navigate a new set of challenges presented by COVID-19’s impact on workplace culture. Our speakers discuss what areas employers should be mindful of as they find their “new normal” in a post-COVID world.
Incident Response Forum<br>Masterclass 2022
April 21, 2022
US Privacy Compliance Journey Series<br>Due Diligence and Gap Assessment
April 19, 2022
This session explores strategies for performing the due diligence and data mapping necessary to confirm obligations under the new laws and identify compliance gaps.
Cybersecurity Law: A View from the Front Lines
April 7, 2022
Cooley partner Travis LeBlanc explores recent developments in cybersecurity law, offering pragmatic advice on compliance and litigation strategy, as well as big picture insights on the direction of US cybersecurity policy.
Spotlight on the EU’s New Sustainability Measures
April 7, 2022
In this rapid-fire session, the Cooley products team provides an overview of the European Union’s newest legislative proposals, potential challenges that they may face, and what to expect from the Circular Economy Package II, which is due to be adopted in July 2022.
How to Win Trade Secret Battles Before They Start: Protecting Your Information Flow
March 31, 2022
In this webinar, Cooley lawyers focus on the steps companies should take to protect their trade secrets and guard against misappropriation claims, as well as recent developments in trade secret law.
The Way the Whistle Blows
Cooley partners, along with leading technology company representatives, dissect whistleblower trends and examine where US, European Union and UK regulators are likely to focus attention. Company representatives also discuss why implementation of innovative tech-backed whistleblower programs as internal control is vital to handle complaints, identify and anticipate patterns, mitigate risk for employees and employers, and prepare companies for regulatory inquiries.
Panel Discussion on the UK NSI Act
Spotlight on the new UK national security screening regime
March 30, 2022
The UK National Security and Investment Act (NSI Act) went into force on 4 January 2022, introducing a stand-alone investment screening regime with a mandatory filing for transactions falling within the scope of certain regulations and granting the government powers to investigate transactions on national security grounds. Lord Callanan, business minister responsible for act implementation, joins to discuss the regime.
The Lawyer – Demystifying Digital Signatures
March 29, 2022
In this recorded session, panelists discuss the different types of digital signatures and their most common use cases, the role and function of the trust service provider, and trends in digital signature law.
ERA's 2022 Annual Conference on European Data Protection Law
Academy of European Law
March 24, 2022
Cooley partner Patrick Van Eecke is among the speakers at the ERA’s Annual Conference on European Data Protection Law, which provides legal practitioners and data protection specialists with an update and guidance on new data protection rules.
Directors Forum Conference – Directors, Management and Shareholders in Dialogue
March 16, 2022
Cooley is proud to be an affiliate sponsor of the 17th annual Directors Forum Conference, which is brought to you by the Corporate Directors Forum and the Berkeley Center for Law and Business. Attendees will hear from directors, investors, management teams and corporate governance thought leaders regarding challenges and potential solutions in key areas such as supply chain, disruptive technologies, cyber ransom and artificial intelligence, as well as human capital management.
IP-Con 2022: An Annual Symposium for the Progress of Science and Useful Arts
Sponsored by Cooley, the three-day McCarthy Institute’s inaugural IP-Con 2022 – An Annual Symposium for the Progress of Science and Useful Arts – brings together brand owners, trademark attorneys and public policymakers to discuss pressing issues in trademark law.
Delaware Expands Use of Directors and Officers Captive Insurance
March 3, 2022
In February 2022, the Delaware General Corporation Law was amended to expressly allow the use of captive insurance companies to fund a Delaware corporation’s directors and officers insurance coverage. In this recorded event, Cooley lawyers provide an overview of insurance captives, formation and management, and how they can be used to help manage risk and, in some circumstances, create a source of revenue.
Digital Health Innovation Summit – West
February 1, 2022
Cooley is the lead sponsor of the inaugural Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit – West, which is a two-day forum for the top innovators, investors, payers, providers and policymakers driving the digital health revolution.
Privacy Talks Series <br>US Compliance Journey 2022 – CPRA Roadmap
February 1, 2022
Cooley practitioners provide guidance and best practices for managing data protection-related issues in this monthly webinar series. This session focuses on the 10 things you should know about data protection laws in the United States.
Preparing for and Winning Medical Device Patent Litigation
January 31, 2022
Cooley IP litigators provide guidance to help your company prepare for and prevail in patent litigation in the medical device and diagnostics field – including best practices for offensive and defensive litigation matters, as well as thoughts on navigating transactions during pending litigation.
Life Sciences in the Antitrust Hot Seat –<br> Trends and Guidance
January 27, 2022
The US is seeing a substantial shift in the way politicians, government agencies and private plaintiffs approach antitrust enforcement – and life sciences companies are right in the crosshairs. Cooley antitrust thought leaders discuss key trends and strategies for navigating the changing enforcement landscape.
Launch Strong: Strategies for Enforcing and Protecting Brands Prior to Commercialization
January 25, 2022
Don’t wait until product launch to take steps to strengthen and protect the mark from potential infringers, counterfeiters, and future litigants. This presentation will cover tools and cost-effective strategies for enforcing and strengthening potential trademarks prior to launch.
CLE Speaker Series<br>Looking Ahead - What to Expect in Employment Law in 2022
January 20, 2022
In this session, Cooley lawyers discuss their predictions about the key employment issues that employers likely will face in 2022.
Digital Health Investment Trends & 2022 Outlook
January 21, 2022
In this Cooley Healthtech Talks webinar, leading venture capitalists give their digital health investments trends and predictions for 2022, and share their investment outlook and advice for entrepreneurs who are fundraising.
Preparing to Go Public: Key Considerations for Life Sciences + Healthcare Companies
Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation Program
January 20, 2022
As with any big milestone, going public requires significant preparation – and can present traps for the unwary. Join Cooley partners Sean Clayton and Kristin VanderPas for a discussion of key factors life sciences and healthcare companies should consider as they prepare to go public in the US.
[Video] SEC Reporting Workshop - Session 5: Proxy Advisory Firm and Institutional Investor Policy Updates and Advice for the 2022 Proxy Season
January 19, 2022
This session focuses on proxy advisory firm and institutional investor policy updates, as well as advice for the 2022 proxy season.
[Video] SEC Reporting Workshop - Session 6: 10 for 10 – Top 10 Tips for 10-K and 10-Q Drafting (and Earnings Releases Too!)
This session covers key considerations and helpful tips for drafting Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and more.
Comp Talks Series<br>Proxy Advisory Firm and Institutional Investor Policy Updates and Advice for the 2022 Proxy Season
This session will focus on proxy advisory firm and institutional investor policy updates, as well as advice for the 2022 proxy season.
CLE Speaker Series<br>Hatch-Waxman 101: The Skinny on "Skinny Labeling"
January 18, 2022
In this session, Cooley lawyers discuss induced infringement in the context of Hatch-Waxman litigation, with an emphasis on recent cases examining “skinny labelling.”
[Video] SEC Reporting Workshop - Session 3: Do I Have to Report That? Intro to 8-K Reporting
January 14, 2022
This session covers events that trigger an 8-K filing, reporting significant acquisitions and related financial statement requirements, pitfalls for the unwary and impact on Form S-3 eligibility.
[Video] SEC Reporting Workshop - Session 4: Why it Matters: Section 16 Reporting and Liability
This session covers Section 16–purpose and overview, Section 16 insiders and timing considerations–entering and leaving the system, short swing profits and disgorgement and disclosure considerations.
Incident Response Forum<br> Ransomware 2022
January 13, 2022
The only conference of its kind, this one-day event focuses on the field of incident response and ransomware attacks, with each session geared specifically for the legal and compliance professionals who have emerged as critical players during the aftermath of ransomware attacks.
Virtual Fireside Chat with FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks
January 13, 2022
In this virtual fireside chat, former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell – now a Cooley partner and co-leader of the firm’s global communications practice – discusses current business and public policy issues affecting all aspects of the telecommunications, media and technology sectors with FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks.
SEC Reporting Skills Workshop 2022
A webinar series
January 12, 2022
Check out Cooley’s SEC reporting skills workshop webinar series to dive into the particulars of drafting various SEC disclosures, identified common pitfalls to avoid and offered practical guidance for today's dynamic reporting environment.
[Video] SEC Reporting Workshop - Session 1: Preparing an EGC Proxy Statement
January 12, 2022
This session covers the nuts and bolts of preparing proxy disclosure for emerging growth companies, including compensation-related disclosures, as well as the role of proxy advisory firms and key considerations in preparing for an annual meeting.
[Video] SEC Reporting Workshop - Session 2: Emphasis on the “A”: Writing an Effective MD&A
This session features an overview of the MD&A requirements, including recent SEC amendments, with a focus on practical tips that public companies and advisors can apply as they work through the process of preparing MD&A disclosures.
CLE Speaker Series<br>New Year’s Resolution: Creating a Crisis Management Plan
January 12, 2022
This continuing legal education session focuses on understanding the life cycle of a crisis and how to respond effectively while avoiding common pitfalls and maintaining control. We also discuss key points to consider when creating and implementing a crisis response plan.
Cooley is Resilient <br>The Power of Resilience With Chef José Andrés
Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation Program
January 11, 2022
Join chef, restauranteur and humanitarian José Andrés and Cooley lawyers for a thought-provoking and inspirational discussion on the ways food can be used to empower communities, strengthen economies and spark hope.
What’s going on in Washington? Legislative and Enforcement Updates in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry
January 6, 2022
Join Cooley’s Food and Drug Administration and legislative experts as they discuss enforcement and legal trends in the life sciences space, as well as what President Joe Biden’s nomination of Dr. Robert Califf as FDA commissioner might mean for FDA policy and enforcement moving forward.
Same Game, New <br>(and More of the Same) Targets: <br>How Government Enforcers Are Focusing on Healthcare and the Life Sciences
January 5, 2022
Cooley partners break down the top government enforcement trends they’re seeing and which ones they predict will be relevant to life sciences and healthcare companies in 2022.
Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation Program 2022
January 5, 2022
Cooley’s second annual Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation Program series focuses on topics that matter most – resilience, family, leadership and inclusion – and offers programming featuring leading industry experts covering the most critical and timely issues, considerations, trends and developments affecting the life sciences and healthcare industry today.
Comp Talks Series<br>Post-Acquisition Integration Considerations – Tips and Traps
December 15, 2021
This session will focus on post-acquisition integration considerations, as well as tips and traps.
CLE Speaker Series<br>Notes From the M&A Trenches: Market Trends + Legal Developments
December 14, 2021
In this session, Cooley’s M&A team discusses key trends, developments and legal updates relevant to today’s deal economy, including the evolving antitrust landscape, R&W insurance trends, stock-for-stock transactions and recent developments in M&A case law.
WEBINAR<br>The Compelling Case for Convertible Bonds
December 10, 2021
This session explores the ins and outs of convertible bonds, including the current landscape and pricing summary, a high-level overview of the structure, and trending topics for 2022.
Cybersecurity and Privacy Issue-Spotting in Vendor Agreements and Standard Contractual Clauses Post-Scherms and CCPA
December 9, 2021
Moderated by Cooley special counsel Randy V. Sabett, this session covers the future state of privacy and data security law, including the contours of data transfer in the European Union, the continued uncertainty around the Schrems II decision and the potential enforcement posture of data protection authorities (DPAs).
CLE Speaker Series<br>Recent Developments and Current Trends in Trademark Law: Update From 2021 and Outlook for 2022
December 9, 2021
In this session, Cooley lawyers review key recent trademark law developments from the US Patent and Trademark Office, courts and Congress – including an overview of recent and upcoming changes arising from the Trademark Modernization Act – and discuss current trends in trademark practice.
WEBINAR<br>Patenting Antibodies - Keeping Up With Recent Developments in the Law
December 8, 2021
During this 90-minute session, Cooley lawyers Orion Armon, Michelle Rhyu and Bonnie Weiss McLeod discuss developments that may jeopardize the validity of patents claiming monoclonal antibodies.
Preparing for the Trademark Modernization Act and CASE Act
In this session, Cooley lawyers discuss how companies should be prepared to benefit from sweeping changes to US trademark and copyright law, as well as the risks that those changes may present.
CLE Speaker Series<br>Privacy and Cyber Landscape: What to Expect in 2022
December 7, 2021
The privacy and cybersecurity landscape has transformed significantly in recent years, with more change to come. Several US state privacy laws have been passed, and there have been significant developments in the UK and European Union. We'll walk you through the laws, covering what to expect and how to prepare.
CLE Speaker Series<br>Arbitration 360 – What Companies Need to Know About International, Domestic and Consumer Mass Arbitration
December 3, 2021
This session provides an overview of topics in international and domestic arbitration, including when companies should consider arbitration and how to draft an effective arbitration clause. Topics include seat, confidentiality, managing time and costs, best practices and avoiding pitfalls. The session ends by examining business-to-consumer arbitration clauses and mass arbitration, including ways to manage risk and protocols.
CLE Speaker Series<br>Specialty Credits Day
December 2, 2021
This three-hour session provides a unique chance to get CLE credits in three specialty areas – competency, ethics and elimination of bias – to ensure that you’re ready for the challenges of 2022.
Life as a Public Panel and Fireside Chat
December 1, 2021
Cooley partner Brad Goldberg, along with leaders from Deloitte, Nasdaq and The Blueshirt Group, addresses investor relations, as well as regulation and legal expectations for newly public companies. There’s also a fireside chat with Biomea Fusion CFO Franco Valle.
WEBINAR<br>Web-Scraping From the EU, UK and US Perspective
Cooley lawyers Joanne Elieli, Andrew Linch, James Maton, Guadalupe Sampedro and David Wittenstein explore the widespread practice of web-scraping – the automated collection of data from websites – from the perspectives of the European Union, the UK and the US.
Comp Talks Series<br>Compensation Cornucopia: A Rapid-Fire Discussion of Hot Topics
November 17, 2021
This session will be a rapid-fire discussion of hot topics related to compensation benefits.
Berkeley Fall Forum on Corporate Governance
Previously Recorded – Presented by Cooley and the Berkeley Center for Law and Business
November 11, 2021
This two-day hybrid conference features panel discussions, workshops and interviews on cutting-edge topics in corporate governance, M&A and business law.
WEBINAR SERIES <br> HR Network 2021 – What Every Employer Should Know About Noncompetes
November 4, 2021
This program will update you on the status of noncompete laws in the Midwest, the mid-Atlantic states and the Northeast US, discuss recent cases and how they affect employers, and offer practical advice on hiring candidates from competitors and how to handle former employees joining competitors.
WEBINAR SERIES <br> HR Network 2021 – Pay Equity: Legal Developments and Considerations for Conducting Audits
October 28, 2021
15th Annual Body Computing Conference – VC Update: Digital Health and Human Performance
October 22, 2021
Wain Fishburn provides a digital health market landscape update at the 2021 Body Computing Conference. Highlights include investment, M&A and public markets trends as well as sector specific activity.
Comp Talks Series <br> Compensation Issues and Trends Unique to Tech Companies
October 21, 2021
In this Comp Talks webcast session, we focus on compensation issues and trends unique to tech companies.
WEBINAR<br>Biotech + Breaking Glass:<br>Leading Women in Life Sciences
September 30, 2021
The premiere of our Biotech + Breaking Glass: Leading Women in Life Sciences series featured Cooley lawyers Madison Jones and Courtney Thorne in a discussion with Lily Hepworth, general counsel and company secretary at Immunocore – a UK-based, clinical-stage biotechnology company – as she explained her role in the IPO process and how she got started in the biotech industry.
Comp Talks Series<br>Director Compensation Trends and Litigation Developments
September 29, 2021
In this Comp Talks webcast session, we focus on director compensation trends and litigation developments.
WEBINAR<br>The Impact of Foreign Investment Screening Regimes on M&A Transactions
A Focus on the New UK Regime, with Key Learnings from the US CFIUS RegimePreviously Recorded
September 14, 2021
Recent years have seen a proliferation of foreign investment screening and control regimes worldwide, and with them, heightened government scrutiny of foreign investment transactions. Implementation of foreign direct investment regimes has accelerated as national governments broaden their conceptions of national security issues and seek to protect an expansive range of industries and technologies.
Comp Talks Series<br>Executive “Mega Grants” (Large, One-Time, Multiyear Equity Awards)
August 25, 2021
In this Comp Talks webcast session, Cooley practitioners and industry leaders discuss the latest compensation trends and strategies, as well as the challenges that public companies face when balancing legal, tax and disclosure requirements with practical business needs.
Comp Talks Series <br> Incorporating ESG Metrics Into Compensation Programs
July 21, 2021
In this Comp Talks webcast session, we cover the concerns and possible challenges for public companies considering tying a portion of executive compensation to environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets, and provides advice on designing, implementing and disclosing such compensation arrangements.
Reimagining a Post-Pandemic Workplace
May 13, 2021
Employers under pressure to create and implement return-to-work policies and procedures need to consider where they are going before they decide how to get there – and this webinar provides a structured way to think through these issues while preparing for the future of your workplace.
Are You Ready for the Next Cyberattack?
April 22, 2021
Cyberattacks are on the rise, with nearly every industry now facing cyber risk as attackers become adept at preying on users’ vulnerabilities through innovative social-engineering scams and other exposures. As company systems become more interconnected and dependent on third-party technologies, potential ripple effects of an attack have expanded considerably, while threat actors continue increasing amounts demanded from cyber extortion efforts.
The Tech M&A Bounceback
March 31, 2021
Axios and Cooley hosted a virtual event on new dealmaking in tech M&A, and discussed the future of the market and how innovative teams are getting things done.
IP Basics and Portfolio Strategies for the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry
Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation Program – Previously Recorded
January 25, 2021
Experienced Cooley intellectual property attorneys explain foundational concepts for developing robust and cost-effective patent portfolios in various product development and life cycle management scenarios.
The Deal: Corporate Governance 2020: Balancing ESG, Sustainability and Growth
November 17, 2020
Cooley partner Ian Nussbaum participated on a panel with a roster of senior executives, institutional investors and corporate advisers reviewing the ever-changing transformations underway at index and hedge funds, and evaluating the implications for when corporate boards and management teams are targeted.
Global Words of Wisdom – Employees Working From Anywhere
November 18, 2020
The flexibility and freedom that comes with location independence can be deeply appealing to your employees, but just how practical are these arrangements, and how can you as an employer meet your cross-border compliance obligations?
Privacy Enforcement in Europe: Lessons Learned from Competition Enforcement in the EU and US
November 10, 2020
Cooley lawyers discuss the similarities between privacy and competition enforcement in the European Union and US, with a focus on practical insights gained from recent competition cases to help companies prepare for potential privacy enforcement investigations and actions, including dawn raids in Europe.
Keeping Up and Staying Ahead of the Global Privacy Landscape
July 22, 2020
Cooley partner Adam Connolly serves as a panelist for this global overview of regulatory developments and data protection legislation, as well as the European Union General Data Protection Regulation-centric approach of many data protection laws.
CCPA Litigation Is Here – Are You Ready?
June 30, 2020
Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy team will help your in-house team understand potential California Consumer Privacy Act litigation risks and reduce your litigation exposure.
WEBINAR <br>EU and AI: Navigating the European Approach
June 10, 2020
Members of Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy, product compliance & product liability and technology transactions teams look at the European Union’s approach to artificial intelligence and discuss how product manufacturers, suppliers and other stakeholders can thrive during the fourth industrial revolution.
WEBINAR <br>M&A Dealmakers Roundtable: Insights on the Life Sciences M&A Market
May 27, 2020
Seasoned dealmakers discuss the steps and strategies for public and private life sciences companies to take early on to set themselves up for a successful exit down the road.
Programme for Product Safety Professionals
May 14, 2020
Understanding the complex world of legislation surrounding products is vital, and this session covers how to ensure the safety of your products and customers – and how to protect your brand.
2023 Director Education Opportunities
A helpful resource outlining director education programs that will be offered this year.
Educational resources to help companies get an in-depth understanding of ESG issues.
SEC Reporting Workshop 2023
Practical guidance for drafting various SEC disclosures
2022 – 2023 US Corporate Governance Survey: Part 1 Results
Key takeaways and results from our survey series on corporate governance topics, practices and market trends
2022 – 2023 US Corporate Governance Survey: Part 2 Results
2022 – 2023 US Corporate Governance Survey: Part 3 Results
2022 – 2023 US Corporate Governance Survey: Part 4 Results
Director overboarding policies
Summary of the director overboarding policies of proxy advisory firms Glass Lewis, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), and certain institutional investors
2023 Financial Staleness and Filing Guide
An at-a-glance guide to financial statement staleness dates and which financial statements will be required in capital markets transactions for companies with a December 31 fiscal year-end.
2023 Business Outlook Resources
Insights and strategies for companies navigating today’s evolving economic conditions.
2023 SEC filing deadlines
US Securities and Exchange Commission filing deadlines for companies based on fiscal year-end
Triggering events for Form 8-K guide
Thinking ahead and spotting triggering events for Form 8-K
Comp Talks Series key takeaways
Practical guidance on making compensation decisions that will motivate your workforce and can be confidently and effectively explained to all stakeholders
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