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Event occurred on: 1-20-2022

PLI's Mergers & Acquisitions 2022: Advanced Trends and Developments

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M&A activity in 2021 has been robust, with an explosion in SPACs and a number of significant legal and regulatory developments.

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 Covid-19, particularly MAC clauses and interim operating covenants, M&A litigation, difficult negotiation and contractual issues, including financing conditions in leveraged buyouts, shareholder activism, SEC disclosure matters, antitrust enforcement and tax and other issues with important M&A implications. Panels that include some of the most experienced and sophisticated legal and investment banking professionals, the Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, three 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

  • The outlook for mergers and acquisitions in 2022

  • How to best prepare and advise companies to address difficult negotiation and contractual issues in the current M&A environment

  • 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

  • The latest tax trends and developments affecting M&A transactions

and much, much more…

Freshfields Maela Marcogliese will be moderating a panel on SPACs- "SPACs- Latest Developments". 

Freshfields speakers

Pamela Marcogliese

Head of US Corporate Advisory & Governance, Freshfields

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