2-Day Program

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Overview

Why You Should Attend

M&A activity continued to be down in 2023 as regulatory and financing uncertainty continued to suppress buyer and seller confidence. Deals seemed to take longer or were more complicated. The ability to properly advise companies, their boards of directors and special committees and to effectively negotiate M&A transactions requires detailed knowledge of the latest trends and developments affecting M&A. This program will help you stay up to date on M&A activity and cutting-edge trends and developments regarding the impact of macro factors, M&A litigation, difficult negotiation and contractual issues, including shareholder activism, SEC disclosure matters, antitrust enforcement, tax and other issues with important M&A implications. Panels that include some of the most experienced and sophisticated legal and investment banking professionals, two members of the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Chief of the Office of Mergers & Acquisitions at the Securities and Exchange Commission will discuss these and other developments.

What You Will Learn

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Recall the outlook for mergers and acquisitions in 2024
  • Know how to best prepare and advise companies to address difficult negotiation and contractual issues in the current M&A environment
  • Understand the impact of recent Delaware litigation on standards for assessing board and/or special committee actions and behavior in the context of a sale of a company
  • Recognize the latest tax trends and developments affecting M&A transactions and much, much more…

Who Should Attend

Attorneys who counsel companies (both inside and outside counsel), corporate board members, investment bankers and advisors to other M&A participants. This program will presume a general familiarity with M&A issues and is intended for intermediate to advanced professionals looking to hone their skills.

Program Level: Advanced

Prerequisites: A general familiarity and knowledge of mergers & acquisitions and corporate law.

Advanced Preparation: None

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