New York, NY, December 04, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- DLA Piper LLP, one of the world's most prominent law firms, teams up with The Knowledge Group for the upcoming webcast entitled “Securities Offerings in the Global Market: Focus on 2012 Live Webcast.” This two-hour event will be held on December 8, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET. For further details about this event and to register, please visit:
About DLA Piper LLP
DLA Piper has 4,200 lawyers in 76 offices in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. With a direct presence in 30 countries, we represent more clients in a broader range of geographies and practice areas than virtually any other law firm in the world. The Capital Markets group at DLA Piper has more than 175 attorneys globally who represent companies, underwriters, placement agents, and investors in both public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings (IPOs) and follow-on offerings on global stock exchanges; private investments in public equity (PIPEs); and Rule 144A and Regulation S transactions. Since 2007, we have represented clients in more than 150 public offerings (equity and debt) worldwide, including more than 30 IPOs. Worldwide in the same period, we helped clients raise more than $26 billion.
Against the backdrop of rapidly changing global financial markets, there have been many regulatory developments affecting cross-border capital markets transactions, including changes relating to accounting standards, listing requirements on foreign stock exchanges, corporate governance, and derivatives regulation, among others.
Given these regulatory developments, capital markets practitioners should always be up-to-date on recent regulatory guidance and emerging issues.
The Knowledge Group is assembling a team of experts to provide you with insights on the following hot topics:
- Introduction: The Euro Crisis and the Global Regulatory Response
- A Closer Look at Capital Markets
- What’s in IFRS?
- Corporate Governance
- Derivatives Regulation
- Best Practices
- Looking Beyond 2012
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org