In-person event: AIG offices, New York
Supporting your board through change
The Corporate Secretary Forum was back and in-person in New York on November 9 to help Corporate Secretaries and General Counsels improve board oversight and share governance best practices in a rapidly changing environment.
We evaluated the implications of recent market and regulatory changes on the role of governance professionals and provided a platform to share best practices before year-end, the Corporate Secretary Forum took place at a perfect time to plan for the year ahead.
WHY ATTEND OUR FORUMS?
Timely event: As we emerged from the pandemic, the past few years had further demonstrated the importance of identifying emerging risks and prioritizing investment in governance, risk and controls. This event was perfectly positioned to help you take stock of the year-to-date, refocus and plan for 2023
Benchmarking: It was a great opportunity to evaluate where you stand in comparison to your peers, and how other companies have managed and overcome similar challenges
Unique format: Far from a traditional conference format, our event was fast-paced and focused on providing actionable insights to attendees. It allowed GRC professionals to have intimate discussions on common challenges and share best practices with peers
Discover something new: Learn about new technologies, innovations, and services that were available to help to transform your governance strategy, increase productivity and make better decisions
Network with the community: Meet with general counsels, corporate secretaries and experts in the governance, risk and compliance community
Timings on the agenda are shown in Eastern Time (ET)
Registration and refreshments: Meet the attendees
Opening remarks: Welcome to the forum
Ben Maiden, editor-at-large, Corporate Secretary
Prabha Sipi Bhandari, SVP, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary, AIG
Get ready for proxy season 2023
Our panellists will use key takeaways from this year’s proxy season – in terms of shareholder proposals and voting, activism, investor engagement and regulatory oversight – and discuss what trends we can expect in 2023 and how your governance team and the board can best prepare.
Moderator: Ben Maiden, editor-at-large, Corporate Secretary
Josh Black, editor-in-chief, Insightia, a Diligent brand
Jonathan Haymon, vice president, director of proxy voting, Federated Hermes
Theresa Molloy, vice president, governance and shareholder services, Prudential Financial
Regulatory agenda: SEC climate disclosure plans and beyond
During this session, our experts will discuss the SEC’s rulemaking pipeline and its likely impact on companies in areas ranging from climate risk disclosure to cyber-security and human capital management. We’ll also look at other changes in the regulatory landscape and how they may affect US companies.
Moderator: Ben Maiden, editor-at-large, Corporate Secretary
Seth Gastwirth, deputy general counsel, assistant corporate secretary, JLL
Richard Gluckselig, VP, associate general counsel and assistant secretary, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Brian Short, partner, co-leader of securities and capital markets group, Ballard Spahr
Getting director training and board assessments right
This session will look at best practices for managing director education and training to help keep your board effective and relevant as we head into 2023. We will discuss the latest in board evaluation strategies and managing your company’s needs for different expertise among directors.
Moderator: Steve Wade, head of event content, Corporate Secretary
Matthew Geekie, senior vice president, secretary and general counsel, Graybar
Prabha Sipi Bhandari, SVP, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary, AIG
Paul Wierbicki, general counsel and chief legal officer, Rush Street Interactive
Fireside chat: Demystifying the equity markets and building competitive advantage
Moderator: Steve Wade, head of event content, Corporate Secretary
Rebecca Corbin, founder and CEO, Corbin Advisors
Board oversight and communication around cyber, political and economic risks
Risk oversight is a core board function. In this session, our guests will discuss the best ways boards can prepare to fulfil this duty in terms of existing and potential cyber-security, macroeconomic and geopolitical risks. We will look at how board committees and practices play a key role. We will also discuss whether and how boards and companies should take a public stance on political matters.
Moderator: Laurence Taylor, senior conference producer, Corporate Secretary
Lara Huber, vice president of sales, Govenda
Timothy Ring, senior vice president and corporate secretary, MetLife
Alan Tse, global chief legal officer and corporate secretary, JLL
Improving shareholder engagement in a digital world
Governance teams are essential in how companies and their boards engage with shareholders – and, increasingly, other stakeholder groups. We will share best practices around digital strategies in this field and how to communicate effectively with different audiences through AGMs and other venues.
Moderator: Laurence Taylor, senior conference producer, Corporate Secretary
Evan Barth, vice president, associate general counsel and assistant secretary, Kyndryl Holdings
Laura Franconi, director of issuer and global solutions, Mediant
The exchange: Quick share of tips and takeaways from the audience
Moderator: Steve Wade, head of event content, Corporate Secretary
Leader: April Hamlin, partner, Ballard Spahr
Leader: Lara Huber, vice president of sales, Govenda
Leader: Robert McConnaughey, senior VP, IR advisory, Corbin Advisors
Summary and closing remarks
Laurence Taylor, senior conference producer, Corporate Secretary
End of the forum and onto the Corporate Governance Awards ceremony
Vice president, associate general counsel and assistant secretary
Evan Barth joined Kyndryl Holdings, Inc. in 2021 as Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, in connection with Kyndryl’s spin off from IBM. Evan was an attorney in the Corporate Securities and Governance group at IBM from 2008 until 2021. Prior to IBM, Evan was a corporate securities and executive compensation attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell and Loeb & Loeb. Evan graduated from NYU Law School and is an attorney in good standing in New York.
Prabha Sipi Bhandari
SVP, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary
Prabha Sipi Bhandari is SVP, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at AIG. In this role, she oversees AIG’s NYSE and SEC compliance; capital markets and M&A transactions; Cyber/Privacy; IP; IT, Procurement and Real Estate Legal support; and Innovation, among other corporate matters. In her role as Corporate Secretary, Ms. Bhandari acts as the primary liaison to the AIG Board on Board and Board Committee-related matters.
Prior to AIG in June 2022, Ms. Bhandari was SVP and Principal Deputy General Counsel at Freddie Mac, where she supervised a team of over 125 attorneys and legal professionals who advise and support the company’s business divisions, finance, the Sustainability Office and other enterprise functions and directly managed a group of attorneys and legal professionals providing corporate securities advice and support, including in capital markets, derivatives, tax and SEC compliance / financial disclosures. Ms. Bhandari supervised the full Legal Division of more than 200 colleagues and served as Executive Sponsor of the Legal Division’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, including robust internship and fellowship programs.
Prior to Freddie Mac, Ms. Bhandari was Managing Director and General Counsel of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Deutsche Bank’s US registered broker-dealer, and Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions – Legal. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2007, Ms. Bhandari was responsible for Mergers & Acquisitions at Viacom Inc. (now Paramount Global), including for CBS, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures and BET, among others. Prior thereto, Ms. Bhandari was a corporate associate at the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable John M. Duhé, Jr. of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Bhandari received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she served as Notes and Comments Editor of the New York University Law Review. She received her B.S. from Cornell University in Industrial and Labor Relations.
Ms. Bhandari is a Member and Co-Chair of the Fundraising Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Chair of the Board of Directors of Teaching Beyond the Square, a Member of the Steering Committee of the Women in M&A Network, NY chapter, and a Member of the Private Sector Steering Committee of the South Asian Bar Association of New York.
Insightia, a Diligent brand
Josh Black is the editor-in-chief of Insightia, a Diligent brand – a financial news and data company focused on shareholder activism, proxy voting, and corporate governance. In that role he leads a team of reporters and multimedia journalists. Based in New York City, Josh is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and an expert for the media. His weekly newsletter on developments in shareholder activism, as well as Insightia’s monthly magazine and frequent special reports, are among the most widely read analyses of what is happening in these exciting areas of the investment world. Insightia was acquired by Diligent Corp. in January 2022.
Founder & CEO
Rebecca is founder and CEO of Corbin Advisors, a leading investor research and management advisory firm, and a pioneer in investor relations globally. Over her 20 plus year career in capital markets, she has architected a proprietary and proven methodology to drive sustained value creation based on extensive and unparalleled Voice of Investor®️ research and insights-driven strategies that have consistently been validated by the global equity markets.
As a subject matter expert and renowned equity markets strategist with a demonstrated track record of rerating companies, Rebecca is a trusted advisor and partner to boards and executives who continually seek her firm’s research-based insights and counsel. She is Editor-in-Chief of Inside the Buy-Side®️, Corbin’s flagship research publication that tracks institutional investor sentiment trends each quarter. A highly sought-after and prolific public speaker at Corporate Meetings and Councils, including the World Economic Forum, she is also a recurring guest on CNBC and Bloomberg, among others.
In 2022, Rebecca was inducted into the National Investor Relations Institute Fellows Society.
Director of issuer and global solutions
Laura Franconi is the Director of Issuer and Global Solutions, responsible for the strategic planning and execution of the company’s corporate and fund issuers and global products. Prior to joining Mediant, Ms. Franconi spent 10 years with JPMorgan Chase, supporting custody and investment banking operations with a focus on corporate actions, depositary receipts, class actions, and income processing.
Deputy general counsel, assistant corporate secretary
Seth serves as the Deputy General Counsel, Assistant Corporate Secretary, at Jones Lang LaSalle, a Fortune 200 commercial real estate services firm with annual revenue of $19.4 billion, operations in over 80 countries, and a global workforce of approximately 100,000 employees.
Seth is a trusted legal advisor to the Board of Directors and Global Executive Board on legal, corporate governance, and compliance topics. He has a broad range of legal experience in the areas of commercial contracting, corporate governance, M&A, litigation and dispute resolution, compliance and risk management, and employment law. Seth is a proven and effective leader with experience successfully managing global teams.
Seth has substantial international experience which includes a 3-year assignment (2016-2018) at AkzoNobel’s global headquarters in Amsterdam where he served as Global Director of Investigations and Chief Compliance Officer of its Specialty Chemicals business which was sold to the Carlyle Group (Nouryon). He previously served as a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago (2006-2014) and an Associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York (2003-2006).
Seth is a regularly invited guest lecturer on a variety of legal topics including lectures given at the University of St. Gallen Executive School of Management, Technology and the Law (Switzerland), the University of Chicago Law School and the University of Michigan Law School. Seth is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (cum laude).
VP, associate general counsel and assistant secretary
Richard Gluckselig is an Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an S&P 500 biotechnology company headquartered in New York whose mission is to help patients with serious diseases. Richard has nearly 20 years of experience advising companies on issues critical to their business. In his current role, Richard focuses on corporate governance, ESG and financing matters, as well as strategic transactions, shareholder engagement and board support. Previously, Richard worked as a member of the securities and public companies practice group of an international law firm in Manhattan. Richard holds a law degree from the University of Michigan and is admitted to the practice of law in New York.
Vice president, director of proxy voting
Jonathan Haymon is Director of Proxy Voting at Federated Hermes, a leading global asset manager. He oversees all proxy voting activities, including the development of Federated Hermes’ proxy voting policy and procedures. Jonathan works within the Responsible Investing Office (RIO) to ensure the integration of material ESG factors in proxy voting and engages regularly with Federated portfolio companies on ESG issues.
Prior to joining Federated Hermes, Jonathan was Head of UK Research at Institutional Shareholder Services. There, he was responsible for the firm’s core research product within the UK, Ireland, and South Africa markets, delivering ESG research and proxy voting recommendations to institutional investor clients and driving development of ISS’ proxy voting guidelines. During this period he was also a member of the UK Financial Reporting Council’s Investor Advisory Group.
Jonathan holds an MBA from London’s Bayes Business School and a BA in Communications from Georgia College & State University.
Vice president of sales
Lara Huber is the Vice President of Sales of Govenda, where she leads the company’s sales strategy across North America, EMEA, and Latin America.
Since joining Govenda in 2013, Lara has fueled Govenda’s growth since its first customer by leading go-to-market strategies, building solid technology infrastructure, and scalable processes. Lara has over twenty years of experience in sales, leadership, and technology.
Lara holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management.
Senior vice president, secretary and general counsel
Matt Geekie is senior vice president, secretary and general counsel for Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical and communications products and related supply chain management and logistics services. Graybar celebrated in 2019 150 years as a company and 90 years of employee ownership. A member of Graybar’s board of directors, Geekie is responsible for corporate governance and the legal and risk management functions of the company. He also serves as Chairman of Graybar’s Canadian subsidiary. Geekie’s broad-based legal experience includes corporate law, corporate governance, cybersecurity, commercial and securities law, ethics, intellectual property, product liability, export/import law and risk management. Under his leadership, Graybar achieved national recognition for excellence in corporate governance in 2015, 2016 and 2018. Geekie currently serves as a Member of the Board of the St. Louis Community Foundation, as Chair of its Executive and Gift Acceptance Committees, and as a Member of its Finance and Audit and Strategic Planning Committees; as a Member of the Saint Louis Zoo Association Government Relations, Investment, and Long-Range Plan Implementation Committees; as a Member of the Saint Louis Zoo’s Marlin Perkins Society; and as a Member of the Board of The Oasis Institute and on its Executive and Finance Committees. He is also a Member of the Board of CK Power, a Member of theSt. Louis/Chicago Regional FM Global Advisory Board and a Member of the Board of the Missouri Law Institute.
Ben Maiden is the editor-at-large of Corporate Secretary, an IR Media publication, having joined the company in December 2016. He is based in New York. Ben was previously managing editor of Compliance Reporter, covering regulatory and compliance issues affecting broker-dealers and asset management firms in the US and Europe. Before that, he was editor of Euromoney Institutional Investor’s International Financial Law Review and IFLR’s Americas editor, working in London and New York.
Vice president, governance and shareholder services
Theresa Molloy is vice president of corporate governance at Prudential Financial. In this role, she is responsible for the oversight of Prudential’s institutional investor engagement practice, shareholder communications, and evaluation of the company’s governance policies. Prior to joining Prudential, Theresa was vice president of the global corporate client group at the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE). During her tenure, Theresa led the team that drove the strategy, marketing, and implementation of the investor relations and governance services that the NYSE provided its 3,000 worldwide companies. Theresa is a past president of the National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI) New York Chapter, where she served as a board member for seven years. She has an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the State University of New York and a Master of Social Work from Fordham University.
Senior vice president and corporate secretary
Tim Ring is responsible for corporate governance for MetLife and its subsidiaries, the management of board meetings, and engagement with the company’s institutional shareholders. Tim served as Corporate Secretary previously, from 2013 – 2017.
Prior to resuming this role, Tim was Chief Sustainability Officer, responsible for creating the strategic vision and portfolio of initiatives for the company’s sustainable business practices, corporate responsibility and philanthropic activities designed to increase MetLife’s value proposition. This includes aligning the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and activities with the preferences and expectations of shareholders and other significant stakeholders and ensuring they are integrated into the company’s strategy and operations.
Previously, Tim was Associate General Counsel and Chief of Operations for Legal and Compliance globally. He managed the budget and financial performance metrics, oversaw the use of outside counsel and other external resources, evaluated and managed the department’s use of IT solutions and was responsible for the company’s information management program.
Earlier in his career, Tim held various positions within the company’s Government Relations department from 1993 to 2013, including serving as the head of government relations for the Americas region, which encompassed state affairs in the United States as well as managing the government relations activities in six Latin America countries.
Tim joined MetLife’s Public Relations unit in 1990, handling media relations for numerous internal corporate functions and lines of business.
Tim graduated from Fordham University in 1987, where he earned his B.A. in Communications. Tim also holds a J.D. degree from Seton Hall University, where he graduated cum laude.
Partner, co-leader of securities and capital markets group
Brian Short is a corporate transactional attorney and Co-Leader of the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets practice. He focuses on securities, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, corporate finance, and general corporate matters.
Brian represents companies, private equity firms, and investment banks in a range of corporate transactions, including negotiating and executing public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and joint ventures. He counsels public and privately held companies on corporate governance and board issues, compliance matters, and periodic reporting.
Brian also represents investors and companies in capital financings, handling both structuring issues and the negotiation of deal documentation. He advises corporate clients across a range of industries, including life sciences, technology, aerospace and defense, business and financial services, and consumer products.
Prior to joining the firm, Brian was a partner at an AmLaw 50 firm and General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of a publicly-traded international engineering, information technology, and staffing services company.
Senior conference producer
Laurence Taylor is a content researcher and conference producer at Corporate Secretary where he is responsible for crowd-sourcing intelligence on the big global issues facing governance teams. In this role, Laurence creates industry-wide conferences overseeing the event all the way from conception to completion.
Prior to this role, Laurence held similar roles with Westminster insight, A UK-based policy organisation for both the private and public sectors. Laurence also produced events for Metal Bulletin, American Metal Market, and Industrial Minerals market.
Global chief legal officer and corporate secretary
Alan K. Tse is the Global Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc (NYSE: JLL), the Fortune 200 Real Estate Services Company with 92,000 employees worldwide. Mr. Tse leads a team of 200 plus lawyers worldwide and is a member of the global leadership team. In addition to his Legal and Compliance responsibilities, Internal Audit and Risk reports into Mr. Tse. Prior to JLL, Mr. Tse was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Petco, the pet specialty retailer with over 1500 stores in the United States and Mexico where he led all legal, compliance and regulatory affairs matters for the Company as well as managed the procurement, risk and internal audit functions. Prior to Petco, Mr. Tse was the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDN) In addition to the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs also owns and operates casinos and thoroughbred racetracks throughout the countryMr. Tse was formerly Vice President and General Counsel of LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. where Mr. Tse was responsible for all legal and regulatory matters for LG’s $5 Billion mobile phone business in North America and sat on the company’s senior management committee. Prior to joining LG, Mr. Tse was the Vice President and General Counsel of Ligos Corporation, a venture capital backed software company based in Silicon Valley and prior to Ligos, Mr. Tse was the Vice President of Strategic Development and General Counsel of Centerpoint Broadband Technologies, Inc., a Silicon Valley telecommunication equipment company. Mr. Tse started his career as a business and technology attorney at Brobeck Phleger and Harrison LLP in their Silicon Valley office representing technology companies and venture capitalists. Mr. Tse served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel from 2013-2019 and served as Board Secretary and chaired the Membership Committee and Advocacy Committee during his tenure. Mr. Tse is the co-founder and serves on the Board of the Asian American Legal Foundation and was named one of the best lawyers under 40 by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association in 2005 and was named as a Legend of the Law by the ABA/Burton Foundation. Mr. Tse holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley where he earned Phi Beta Kappa honors and graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School.
Head of event content
Steve Wade is the head of event content at IR Media Group. As a content researcher, conference producer, and event host for IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary, Steve is responsible for gathering intelligence on public companies’ most significant global issues. Steve’s team develops events that promote excellence in investor relations, governance, and sustainability for issuers and investors.
Prior to Corporate Secretary, Steve’s background was in corporate social responsibility and responsible investment. During his time at Ethical Corporation (now Reuters Events), Steve launched the ESG symposium; an event focused on connecting the socially responsible investment community with corporate sustainability leaders at listed companies. Steve was a judge for the Deloitte Green Frog Awards, celebrating the best corporate reporting in Eastern Europe. Steve also presented research at the Global Sustainable Event Summit in London and has spoken about extra-financial reporting with the United Nations Global Compact, the World Bank, and the Polish Ministry of Finance.
Steve has a BSC in Event Management, is a member of working groups toward improved practices in international event management, and enjoys swimming, rugby and outdoor pursuits in his spare time.
General counsel and chief legal officer
Rush Street Interactive
Paul Wierbicki is the General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer of Rush Street Interactive, Inc. and its subsidiaries (NYSE: RSI), a leading online gaming and entertainment company that focuses primarily on online casino and online sports betting in the U.S., Canada and Latin American markets. In addition, Mr. Wierbicki is a member of Rush Street Interactive’s board of directors and its nominating and governance committee. He has also been the General Counsel of LAMB Capital Advisors (the management company for the set of investment partnerships funded by Neil Bluhm and his family) since June 2015. Prior to joining LAMB, Mr. Wierbicki served as Senior Counsel, Business and Legal at AbbVie Inc. and as a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, specializing in restructuring and debt finance. Mr. Wierbicki served on the board of directors and compensation committee of Green Rivers Spirits Company (f/k/a Terressentia Corporation) from February 2017 and January 2018, respectively, until September 2021 and the board of directors of The Civic Federation from September 2012 to December 2015. Mr. Wierbicki earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Vanderbilt University, an Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business from New York University, Stern School of Business and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.
"Relevant and emerging industry topics"
"I liked hearing the different perspectives. From large to small companies. From companies just starting their ESG journey to others that have been doing it for years"
"The interaction among the corporate governance professionals is always interesting and informative. "
"Incredible learning and networking opportunity with participation by everyone. Job well done."
"Fantastic small group setting of engaged professional sharing best practices and solutions. Thanks for including me!"
Our attendees are leading GRC practitioners with an established track record and strategic GRC role within their company.
Below is a sample of some of our attendees:
|Job title||Company||Job title||Company|
|Chief corporate governance officer||Huntington National Bank||SVP, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary||AIG|
|Chief legal officer||Biotechnology Innovation Organization||SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary||Avangrid|
|Chief legal officer and assistant secretary||Bunge||SVP, general counsel and secretary||Gentherm|
|Chief legal officer and corporate secretary||Heidrick & Struggles||Vice president legal services & chief privacy officer||The Cheesecake Factory|
|Director of business development||FutureMade||Vice president, associate general counsel and assistant secretary||Kyndryl Holdings|
|Director, governance & legal services||Murphy Oil Corporation||Vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary||Hewlett Packard Enterprise|
|Executive vice president, chief legal officer||Shore United Bank||Vice president, director of proxy voting||Federated Hermes|
|General counsel and chief legal officer||Rush Street Interactive||Vice president, governance and shareholder services||Prudential Financial|
|Global chief legal officer and corporate secretary||JLL||VP and deputy general counsel||Robinhood Markets|
|Partner||Honigman||VP legal||Shake Shack|
|Partner||Vistra||VP, assistant corporate secretary||Dime Community Bank|
|Partner, head of Hypergrowth||RHR International||VP, associate general counsel and assistant secretary||Regeneron Pharmaceuticals|
|Senior vice president and corporate secretary||MetLife||VP, chief compliance officer||Avangrid|
|SVP and global head of corporate legal, board secretary||DXC Technology||VP, deputy general counsel, corporate secretary, chief compliance & ethics officer||Bunge|
|SVP, CLO and corporate secretary||SpartanNash Company||VP, legal & corporate affairs, legal counsel, corporate secretary||Royal Canadian Mint|
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The Corporate Secretary Forum brings together some of the most influential people in the governance, risk and compliance community.
The event offers an effective approach to targeting clients when they are exploring how they can improve their GRC practice. Through our unrivalled knowledge of the subject matters and commitment to in-depth agenda research, our events are guaranteed to attract a qualified audience.
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American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions and other financial services to customers in approximately 70 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com.
Ballard Spahr LLP is a national firm of more than 600 lawyers in 15 offices across the country. Our attorneys provide counseling and advocacy in more than 50 areas within business and transactions, finance, intellectual property, litigation, and real estate. We represent a diverse cross-section of clients, ranging from large public companies and privately held entities to government bodies and nonprofit organizations. Our practices span the financial, industrial, real estate, private equity, retail, and other sectors that are critical to growth in today’s marketplace.
For more information, please visit our website: ballardspahr.com
Corbin was founded on the idea that insights-driven advice is a powerful catalyst for unlocking value. Leveraging proprietary research and analytics, a best-practice mindset, executional excellence, and a deep understanding of what influences sentiment, we deploy a proven model to realize value. We work with organizations globally, across all sectors and sizes, as our knowledge and insights drive breakthrough thinking and impact. We collaborate with our clients to execute sound, effective communication, and engagement strategies.
For more information, please visit corbinadvisors.com
Diligent is the largest governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS provider, serving more than one million users from over 25,000 organizations around the globe. Our modern GRC platform ensures boards, executives and other leaders have a holistic, integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance across the organization.
Diligent brings technology, insights and confidence to leaders so they can build more effective, equitable and successful organizations. We empower 79% of the Fortune 500, 90% of the FTSE 100 and 83% of the ASX 200 to improve their bottom line, keep pace with stakeholder expectations and create lasting, positive impact on the world.
For more information visit www.diligent.com.
Govenda provides a secure suite of board management software solutions designed by governance professionals to elevate your board performance. We value diverse perspectives. We are authentic, follow through on our vision, and continue to build a company culture around these ideals.
For more information, please visit: www.govenda.com.
Mediant provides technology that is smarter, faster and better to help our broker, issuer and fund clients take control of their investor communications in a transparent and seamless way. Our solutions are driven by leading technology and strict compliance with industry regulations, which allows clients to balance innovation with requirements. Find out more at mediantinc.com.
Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of more than 260 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency.
For more information, visit www.graybar.com or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.
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