University of Chicago Gleacher Center

Why You Should Attend

The long-promised return of robust M&A markets was finally realized in 2014, and 2015 is exhibiting no signs of moderation Now more than ever, it is critical for dealmakers and their counsel to stay abreast of the latest trends and forecasts. What is driving the increased activity levels, and are those underlying factors sustainable? How will a more robust job market and a continued low interest rate environment affect acquisition strategy and tactics? Will a heightened M&A pace influence the strategies of activists and how should companies be preparing? Join our expert faculty of lawyers, general counsels, regulators and investment bankers as we explore the fascinating state of M&A and the trends you need to be aware of for the year ahead.

What You Will Learn

  • Tactics for dealing with activists and proxy advisors
  • The latest technology in deal protection and relevant developments in Delaware law
  • What you need to know about M&A litigation
  • Trends in private M&A
  • Ethical challenges in corporate transactions

Mayer Brown partner Jodi Simala will speak on a panel titled “Corporate Carveouts and Divestitures.”

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