6-Hour Program

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The M&A market has continued its busy pace, while macroeconomic trends and political considerations continue to create uncertainty.  In addition to a robust volume of M&A deals, the market has also seen a number of hostile deals, creative deal structures, shareholder activist campaigns, and developments in Delaware M&A jurisprudence, including the first ever judicial finding of a “MAE.”  These developments are among the points that will be discussed at the Doing Deals program.

A prominent faculty of top outside and in-house lawyers and investment bankers will share their years of experience and teach you how best to represent your clients by creatively structuring, coordinating and managing M&A transactions.

What You Will Learn

  • How to choose a transaction structure: Navigating the world of mergers and tender offers
  • Special considerations when doing cross-border deals, including the effect of the 2017  tax reforms 
  • The critical importance of pre-deal documents, such as confidentiality agreements
  • The nuts and bolts of definitive agreements – representations and warranties, covenants, conditions and indemnification provisions
  • How to launch or defend against a hostile deal or an activist hedge fund

Prerequisites: An interest in mergers & acquisitions.

Intended Audience: The program is geared to attorneys in private practice or in-house corporate counsel who seek a practical overview of key issues that arise in the most common types of corporate transactions.

Other Prerequisite: none

Advanced Prep: none

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