Robert E. Curley: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Robert E. Curley

Senior Counsel, Independent Contractor
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7306

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  • Corporate & Securities
  • Financial Institutions M&A
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7306
Fax: +1 312 706 8120
University Northwestern University, B.S., 1956
Law SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame Law School, LL.B., 1959; Georgetown University, LL.M., 1964
Admitted1959, Illinois


Vice Chair Emeritus, Josephinum Academy

American Bar Association, Section of Business Law; Member, Subcommittee on Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Section 16; past Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Securities Activities of Banks and Fiduciaries of Federal Regulation of Securities Committee

Chicago Bar Association, Securities Committee (past Chairman)


Bob Curley practices securities and general corporate law and advises clients dealing with issues such as SEC reporting, proxy, and trading questions and miscellaneous corporate matters.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 1965, Bob practiced in the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance, in Washington, DC (1961-1965). Previously, he served as Law Clerk to the Illinois Appellate Court (1959 and 1960-1961).


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US Securities and Exchange Commission Proposes Hedging Disclosure Rules
Robert E. Curley,Michael L. Hermsen,Laura D. Richman, March 5, 2015
On February 9, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules requiring disclosure of hedging by employees, officers and directors.1 This rulemaking is directed by Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Comments are due by April 20, 2015.

Preparing for the 2015 US Proxy and Annual Reporting Season
Robert E. Curley,Lawrence R. Hamilton,Michael L. Hermsen,Laura D. Richman,David A. Schuette, September 22, 2014
It is time for calendar year-end public companies to focus on the upcoming 2015 proxy and annual reporting season.

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Robert E. Curley

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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