Key Topics in Corporate Governance Symposium: Disclosure
Thursday, June 18, 2015 – 1:30PM-5:15PM
TKP Conference Center – 109 West 39th St. (between Broadway and Sixth Ave.)
Midtown Manhattan, New York City
AGENDA (Draft as of 5/14/15)
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM REGISTRATION & BUFFET LUNCH
1:30 PM – 1:35 PM WELCOME REMARKS
Ira M. Millstein, Senior Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges; Co-Chair, Millstein Center
1:35 PM – 2:45 PM SESSION I: CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY
What do shareholders (and their beneficiaries) need to know about their portfolio companies (environment, supply chain, political disclosure, privacy, and executive compensation)?
Moderator: Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality (CAQ)
Dan Bross, Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, Microsoft
Joseph S. Fichera, Chief Executive Officer and Senior Managing Director, Saber Partners LLC
Barbara Krumsiek, Director, Pepco Holdings, Inc., Fmr. President & CEO, Calvert Investments
Robert Lamm, Senior Advisor, Center for Corporate Governance, Deloitte LLP
2:40 PM – 2:55 PM COFFEE BREAK
2:55 PM – 4:05 PM SESSION II: INVESTOR TRANSPARENCY
What do companies (and the ultimate beneficiaries) need to know about their institutional investors / intermediaries?
MODERATOR: Jeffrey Gordon, Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; Faculty Co-Director, Millstein Center
Donna Anderson, Vice President and Head of Global Corporate Governance, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
Abe Friedman, Managing Partner, CamberView Partners
Jared L. Landaw, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Barington Capital Group, L.P.
Rachel C. Lee, Associate General Counsel, EMC Corporation
4:05 PM – 5:15 PM SESSION III: ENGAGING RETAIL INVESTORS
Should companies focus efforts on greater engagement of retail investors?
If so, when? And, what is the cost-benefit?
MODERATOR: William McCracken, Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, CA Technologies
Rich Daly, President and Chief Executive Officer, Broadridge Financial Solutions
Deborah DeHaas, Vice Chairman, Chief Inclusion Officer, and Managing Partner of the Center for Corporate Governance, Deloitte LLP
Ira M. Millstein, Sr. Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Co-Chair, Millstein Center
KT Rabin, Chief Executive Officer, Glass Lewis & Co.
5:15 PM – 7:00 PM CLOSING REMARKS & COCKTAIL RECEPTION