Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2012

September 6, 2012

Event| Corporate Transactions

The M&A markets have begun to show signs of renewed life. Variability in deal activity creates uncertainty and rewards preparedness, so it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. Join an expert faculty of lawyers, general counsel, regulators, and investment bankers as PLI explores the fascinating state of M&A and the trends to be aware of in the year ahead. Attendees will learn:

  • Tactics for dealing with activists and proxy advisors
  • The latest technology in deal protection and relevant developments in Delaware law
  • Trends in spinoffs, carveouts, and divestitures
  • Ethical challenges in M&A transactions
  • SEC and antitrust developments

Anne Foster will speak on a panel entitled “Deal Protection,” which will focus on the legal limits of deal protection, anticipating shareholder litigation, and tips to minimize risk.