M&A Litigation 2011

April 8, 2011

Event| Corporate Transactions| Corporate & Chancery Litigation

What better way to learn about M&A litigation than from the attorneys who litigate the nation’s most important M&A disputes and the judges who preside over them? PLI has assembled judges from the Delaware Supreme Court and the Court of Chancery and distinguished M&A litigators to give attendees their perspectives on the best ways to handle corporate M&A disputes. Join the masters of M&A litigation to learn about:

  • Litigating poison pills in the wake of Selectica, Newmark and Yucaipa
  • Erecting or dismantling a “Just Say No” defense to a hostile takeover
  • Tackling the vagaries of business strategy immunity
  • Settling merger lawsuits through disclosure-only settlements
  • Coordinating the race to the courthouse after a merger announcement
  • Managing discovery in the Delaware Court of Chancery

Anne Foster will speak on a panel entitled "Tackling the Unique Challenges of Expedited M&A Discovery," which will explore:

  • The business strategy immunity (predicting the application of a vague standard, balancing privilege v. need to communicate with shareholders and merger arbs, and interplay between strict protective orders and the immunity)
  • Discovery requirements/burdens in expedited M&A litigation (permissible/adequate collection methods and privilege logs in the Delaware Court of Chancery)