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Friday, November 14, 2008

SEC Announces Agenda for Small Business Capital Formation

The SEC announced the agenda and expected panelists for its November 20 forum on small business capital formation.  The forum will focus on the impact of recent capital market events on small business capital formation in the United States. Topics for discussion will include the current credit crisis, regulatory initiatives to facilitate small business capital formation, and intermediaries assisting small businesses with raising capital and M&A activities.

9 a.m.
Roundtable Panel on Small Business Capital Formation and the Current Credit Crisis

Moderators:

Karen Kerrigan, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Chad Moutray, Office of Advocacy, U.S. Small Business Administration
Panelists:

David A. Bochnowski, Peoples Bank SB, NorthWest Indiana Bancorp
Tom W. Burke, Wells Fargo & Company
Daniel M. Covitz, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
James W. Hammersley, U.S. Small Business Administration
Kenneth R. Pelowski, Pinnacle Ventures
Edward Pollock, Office of Comptroller of the Currency
Andrew J. Sherman, Dickstein Shapiro LLP
11 a.m.
Roundtable Panel on Current Issues in Securities Regulation for Smaller Companies

Moderators:

Steven E. Bochner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Gerald J. Laporte, SEC Office of Small Business Policy
Panelists:

David A. Bochnowski, Peoples Bank SB, NorthWest Indiana Bancorp
Brian V. Breheny, SEC Division of Corporation Finance
Aaron M. Gurewitz, Roth Capital Partners, LLC
Kara B. Jenny, Bluefly, Inc.
William D. Lutz, SEC 21st Century Disclosure Initiative
E. Rogers Novak, Jr., Novak Biddle Venture Partners
2:15 p.m.
Roundtable Panel on Private Placement and M&A Brokers

Moderators:

Brian A. Bussey, SEC Division of Trading and Markets
Gregory C. Yadley, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Panelists:

Faith Colish, Carter Ledyard & Milburn
Denise Voight Crawford, Texas State Securities Board
Kristina A. Fausti, SEC Division of Trading and Markets
Shane B. Hansen, Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP
Mike Ribet, Focus Capital Advisors
Dennis Roberts, The McLean Group

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