David W. Swartz, Ned Hogan and Sunjeet S. Gill Present at BDO New Jersey and Pennsylvania Banking Seminars

PRINCETON, NJ, and VALLEY FORGE, PA, December 23, 2015 – David W. Swartz, Ned Hogan and Sunjeet S. Gill, Shareholders of Stevens & Lee, presented at the BDO New Jersey and Pennsylvania Banking Seminars held December 8 and 9, 2015, in Monroe Township, NJ, and Downingtown, PA, respectively.

Messrs. Hogan and Gill in New Jersey and Messrs. Swartz and Gill in Pennsylvania presented legal and regulatory updates, including information on the SEC’s pay ratio disclosure rule, its proposed pay versus performance rules, compensation clawback requirements and hedging policy disclosure, and its concept release regarding audit committee disclosures. Each of the seminars was attended by over 50 bankers and other industry professionals.

Mr. Swartz is Co-Chair of Stevens & Lee’s Corporate, Finance and Capital Markets Department. For over 30 years, he has focused his practice on the representation of public company clients in corporate matters, capital formation, securities law compliance, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, change-in-control and shareholder activism issues and corporate governance matters.

Mr. Hogan represents financial institutions and other companies in connection with public offerings and private placements of securities, mergers and acquisitions and ongoing regulatory requirements under banking and securities laws, as well as general corporate and shareholder matters.

Mr. Gill focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings and similar transactions for clients in various industries. In recent years, he has focused on transactions involving financial services, energy, manufacturing and retail companies. He represents business enterprises, investment banking firms, financial sponsors, executives, shareholders, boards of directors and special board committees in their capacities as purchasers, sellers, borrowers, lenders and financial advisors. Mr. Gill also assists clients in both routine corporate matters and complex strategic, corporate governance, regulatory and transactional issues, including fiduciary duties, corporate control and takeover defense advice and proxy contests.