Thomson Reuters is pleased to present the 35th Annual Federal Securities Institute, the Southeast’s premier educational forum on new Delaware corporate law developments and anticipated deals that can significant impact corporate transactions in the current calendar year. Attendees will hear directly from top experts and authorities throughout the country, including regulators, judges, corporate counsel, plaintiff and defense litigators.
The 35th Annual Federal Securities Institute
Tuesday, Feb 07
Wednesday, Feb 08
Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,200 lawyers and other professionals in 27 offices throughout the world. Our lawyers provide representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm, regardless of location.
Founded in 1914, Jenner & Block LLP is a national law firm of approximately 450 attorneys. Our firm has been widely recognized for producing outstanding results in corporate transactions and securing significant litigation victories from the trial level through the United States Supreme Court. Our Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice draws on the experience of our 20 former prosecutors and senior SEC lawyers, our bankruptcy lawyers, and our transactional partners to help us investigate, analyze, and prove our client’s case. The American Lawyer named Jenner & Block to its A-List in 2013, recognizing it as among the top 20 law firms in the United States judged best at balancing the practice of law with their obligations to the profession.
Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm, helps clients navigate complex issues and the intricacies of Delaware law. We advise major corporations, global law firms, business entities, leading financial institutions, and individuals across a wide range of practices, including corporate law, alternative entities, bankruptcy and restructuring, and litigation.
Whether it’s our commitment to our clients, or to our work in the community, involvement lies at the core of everything we do. Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service business law firm with more than 240 attorneys in five locations – Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz enjoys a global reputation as one of the world’s leading business law firms. The firm’s deep experience in mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, takeovers and takeover defense, corporate and securities litigation, and corporate governance means that the firm regularly handles some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world. Wachtell Lipton counsels both public and private acquirors and targets. The firm also has extensive experience handling investigation and litigation matters and corporate restructurings, and in counseling boards of directors and senior management in the most sensitive situations. In addition, the firm’s attorneys are thought leaders, speaking and writing frequently in the firm’s various areas of expertise.
Alva & Gleizer is a South Florida firm of bright, incisive minds, extraordinary credentials, long experience, rigorous training and solemn dedication to the law and its clients. The Firm handles complex and general litigation, for defendants and plaintiffs, and real estate matters. With offices in West Palm Beach, Miami and Manhattan, Alva & Gleizer is especially suited for handling Florida matters for New York residents and their families.
Houlihan Lokey is an international investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of our commitment to client success across our advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for U.S. transactions under $5 billion, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 M&A fairness opinion advisor for U.S. transactions over the past 10 years, according to Thomson Reuters. For more information, please visit www.HL.com.
Blakes is one of Canada’s leading business law firms, with more than 550 lawyers in ten offices in Canada, the US, UK, China and the Gulf Region. They serve a diverse national and international base of clients by offering in-depth knowledge and expertise in virtually every area of business law. www.blakes.com
Hill Ward Henderson is a full-service law firm with over 100 attorneys with offices in Tampa and Clearwater. The firm’s Corporate & Tax Group is a leader in Florida in advising companies, private equity/venture capital firms, and individual investors in corporate transactions. We regularly serve as legal counsel in merger and acquisitions, equity and debt investments, joint ventures and partnerships, as well as in securities and corporate governance matters. Our firm provides general corporate advice to public and privately-held companies on a local, regional and national basis. Visit our website at www.hwhlaw.com.
The Four Seasons Hotel Miami
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
1435 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
We have reserved a block of rooms at a group rate of $379/night plus taxes. For reservations, please contact the hotel directly at 305.358.3535 and ask to be connected to Reservations. Please be sure to mention “The 35th Annual Federal Securities Institute” when making your reservation, prior to the cut-off date of Monday, January 23, 2017. Rooms are subject to availability. For questions regarding hotel accommodations, please contact our Conference Planner, Meghan Landis, at Meghan.firstname.lastname@example.org or 201.912.3042.
The hotel offers valet parking only. For daily event parking, please tell the valet that you are attending “The 35th Annual Federal Securities Institute” to obtain the $16 discounted event pricing.
Business casual. We recommend dressing in layers as meeting room temperatures tend to fluctuate.