Davis Polk partners Ning Chiu and Emily Roberts and senior counsel Linda Chatman Thomsen will be among the speakers at the Practising Law Institute’s “53rd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation” program. The program will be held in New York on November 3-5, 2021.

Ning will speak on the “The S&G of ESG” panel. Topics discussed will include current trends in disclosure and engagement on social and governance topics, evolving standards for measuring social and governance progress, the SEC’s focus on human capital and other social and governance disclosures, current shareholder expectations for social and governance and how companies prepare ESG disclosures.

Emily will speak on the “Developments in Capital Markets” panel. Topics discussed will include crypto/bitcoin investments, ESG impact on debt offerings, special considerations in SPAC offerings, the IPO frenzy and the impact of retail markets and social media.

Linda will speak on the “Rebuttal: The Defense Perspective” panel. Topics discussed will include civil and criminal enforcement priorities and trends, key judicial and policy developments, strategies for effective advocacy before the government, the latest on cooperation and managing multi-agency and cross-border investigations.

For more information, please visit the event website.