3-Hour Program

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Why You Should Attend

Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer these laws. In this program, you will be given an introduction to the federal securities laws as well as the operating divisions at the SEC that administer the laws. You will be provided with what you need to know about how the SEC administers the securities laws — and the other agencies that the SEC interacts with on a regular basis. 

What You Will Learn

• The sources of securities law and regulation

• A look at the structure of the SEC’s enforcement program

• SEC review of disclosure documents

• The different roles and responsibilities of the SEC’s operating divisions

• The role of the SEC’s regional offices versus the SEC’s headquarters

Special Features

Half-day program

Who Should Attend

Attorneys and compliance and business professionals seeking to gain a foundation in the securities laws and securities practice will find this program useful. Additionally, the program provides current information on various SEC-related practice issues that will interest more experienced securities attorneys.

Program Level: Overview

Intended Audience: Attorneys, compliance and business professionals seeking to gain a foundation in the federal securities laws.

Prerequisites: A background in the preparation of public reporting and disclosure documents.

Advanced Preparation: None 

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