2018 Essentials Seminar

January 31 - February 2, 2018

Orlando, Florida

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The Program

The Essentials seminar is a comprehensive program focusing on the fundamentals of corporate governance and the role of the corporate secretary. The program is designed for all governance professionals, providing practical advice on conducting the responsibilities of the Corporate Secretary's office at public and private companies. Essentials will provide attendees with a solid framework, practical tips and up-to-date information - the tools you need to get the job done!

In a mix of plenary sessions and breakouts, Essentials will focus on the broader role of the corporate secretary. Seminar topics include:

  • fundamentals of corporate governance

  • internal sources of limits on governance authority

  • the board of directors and its committees

  • minutes

  • annual meetings

  • know your shareholders

  • public company disclosure rules

  • records management and privacy issues

  • private company governance

  • corporate entity management

Key Seminar Benefits
  • Essentials materials, including handout containing sample documents, checklist and policies
  • opportunity to meet and learn from faculty members who are experienced practitioners
  • networking with colleagues with similar responsibilities and challenges
  • CLE credits! Many states regularly grant continuing legal or other professional education credits to attendees

Event Sponsors & Society Partners

Thank you to our 2017 Essentials Event Sponsors & Partners!



Society Partners