Regulatory Compliance Association Reviews

Current Issues and Trends in Corporate Governance


Date: July 16, 2019
General Session: 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM EST
Location: Webcast



Former SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins, Kathy Casey, former SEC Commissioner, and Brian Cartwright, former SEC General Counsel will identify and discuss recent trends in corporate governance and examine what is on the horizon. 

Learning Objectives:

The session will highlight the following topics:

      • Key fundamentals of corporate governance
        • Role of boards and fiduciary duty
        • Role of shareholders
        • Role of management
      • Role of disclosure & materiality
        • Materiality
        • Court cases
        • Dodd Frank
        • Disclosure overload concerns
      • Rise and trends of shareholder proposals
        • Current ownership thresholds
        • Shareholder proposals
        • Increase in political disclosure shareholder proposals
        • Rise of environmentally focused shareholder proposals
      • Role and rise of institutional investors & proxy advisors
        • Fiduciary duty for money managers
        • Proxy advisory firms
      • Spotlight:  pension funds & shareholder activism
        • Fiduciary duty
        • Divestment efforts
        • Impact on pensioners


Patomak Global Partners

Trends in Corporate Governance and a Look at what’s on the Horizon

Session Chairman:

Walter Zebrowski, JD, CPA, Principal, Hedgemony Partners
Chairman, Regulatory Compliance Association

Senior Fellow from Practice:

Paul Atkins, JD,    Patomak Global Partners


Kathy Casey, JD, SEC Commissioner (former)
Brian Cartwright, JD, SEC General Counsel (former)

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