On November 18, 2014, Cleary Gottlieb hosted its 13th Annual Corporate Governance and Disclosure Seminar.

The agenda for the event included:

Panel 1: Hot Topics

  • SEC Enforcement: 2014 and Beyond
    Jonathan S. Kolodner, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Tax Inversions: The Whats and Whys, and How the Government is Trying to Shut Them Down
    Jason R. Factor, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Bylaw Amendments That Can Lower Litigation Costs And Improve Outcome Predictability
    Mitchell A. Lowenthal, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
  • To What Extent Executive Pay at Public Companies Contributes to Income and Wealth Inequality
    Arthur H. Kohn, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb

Panel 2: In the Boardroom: How to Handle Shareholder Activism and the Big Investigation

Moderator: Louise M. Parent, Of Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb and former General Counsel of American Express Company


  • Michael B. McCallister, retired CEO of Humana, current board chair of Zoetis Inc. and current board member of AT&T and Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Carmen M. Molinos, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Ethan A. Klingsberg, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Lewis J. Liman, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb