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IR Magazine webinar – Putting the ‘S’ in ESG

How your business operates within a broad societal context is core to the longevity of your business. Larry Fink’s 2019 letter to CEOs highlights that profits and purpose are inextricably linked. When looking at ESG issues, social impacts are often lumped in with environmental and governance issues – but investors are increasingly seeking deeper information about a company’s social impacts as a stand-alone consideration.

A new generation of retail investors is increasingly concerned about topics like executive remuneration, board diversity or social and human rights issues throughout a company’s supply chain. New index products have appeared that screen for firms with good practices. Furthermore, the pool of institutional investors that integrate ESG factors into their investment and voting decisions is rapidly growing, as is the expectation for companies to incorporate a social narrative into their equity story, and disclose information on social factors – something that is notoriously hard to quantify.

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour

IR Magazine has partnered with Intelligize to deliver you this webinar. IR Magazine and Intelligize will process your personal data for purposes connected with your attendance at the webinar and may send you marketing communications and information that may be of interest to you, as permitted under applicable law. You may choose to unsubscribe at any time by email with ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line or by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in any email from us or Intelligize. Your data will be processed in accordance with IR Magazine’s privacy policy: https://www.irmagazine.com/privacy and Intelligize’s privacy policy: https://www.intelligize.com/privacy-policy/

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Share Buybacks and Rule 10b-18

Share buybacks continue to attract media and regulatory attention. During this session, we will discuss the regulatory framework relating to company share buybacks, including the Rule 10b-18 safe harbor. We will also discuss the different ways in which companies may choose to structure share repurchases, and the advantages and disadvantages associated with each.  We will weigh whether the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 would encourage share buybacks.

Topics of this  CLE* webinar will include:

  • Basics of Rule 10b-18;
  • Required authorizations, disclosures, and documentation;
  • Accelerated share repurchases and other modified repurchase plans;
  • Tax considerations, including those arising from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and
  • Legislative proposals relating to 10b-18 and other recent developments.

Speakers:
Anna T. Pinedo
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Remmelt Reigersman
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour

*CLE is approved or in the process of approval for 60 minutes of CLE credit.  The type of credit requested is General/Skills.  The type of credit allowed is determined by the state governing MCLE Board.  If you are licensed in New York, this content is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.  Although this content is appropriate for all New York attorneys, newly admitted attorneys cannot earn CLE credit for the completion of the course when presented via webinar or webcast.

Please Note: Recordings of CLE webinars do not qualify for CLE credit.  This program may be available as a LexisNexis CLE On-Demand program at a later date at www.lexisnexis.com/university.

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Podcast: Early Adopters Confront the Challenges of Revenue Recognition

Implementation of new revenue recognition standards was always going to be a challenge, no matter the timing. Hopefully, those companies who come later can learn a little bit from those brave souls who are showing the way: the early adopters. Rob Peters, senior director of Intelligize, discusses the findings of his company’s report on revenue recognition early adoption trends, Impact of Revenue Recognition Standards on Private Companies.

Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs’ Podcast, “CPA Conversations”
January 31, 2019

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