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M&A Transactions: What Boards and Advisors Need to Know

September 24, 2019 12:00 PM ET [12:00] (New York) | (1 hr) | Time Zone Converter

What is the role of the board in an M&A transaction? What key issues should the board ensure have been “diligenced” as part of a transaction?

Join this webcast as we bring together a panel of legal, corporate, and investment banking experts to discuss issues that boards and their advisors need to know in connection with M&A transactions, related to:

  • Forecasts
  • How to navigate Navigating away from “entire fairness”
  • Board liability
  • The Revlon Doctrine
  • Blending corporate cultures
  • Additional key questions the board should ask

Who Should Attend: C-suite executives; Public and private company board members; CFOs; CLOs; General Counsel; Corporate Secretaries; Governance Professionals; Institutional investors; Investment bankers 

New York CLE credit will be available for live webcast participation. 

For New York CLE purposes, this course grants non-transitional credit. (Only New York CLE credit will be available for live webcast participation). Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. 

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Earn 1 CPE credit
Business Law
Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


Anu Aiyengar

Anu Aiyengar
Head of North America M&A
J.P. Morgan

Anu Aiyengar is the Head of J.P. Morgan’s North American Mergers & Acquisitions Group responsible for the marketing and execution of advisory assignments in North America. Since 1999, she has advised both domestic and international clients on over $500 billion worth of transactions incl...Full Bio

Anthony Kim

Anthony Kim
Centerview Partners LLC

Anthony Kim has spent his 20+ year career focused on strategic advice and M&A across a broad range of sectors, including consumer products, retail, industrials, media, technology and financial institutions. He has executed over $600 billion in transactions over the course of his career....Full Bio

Ethan A. Klingsberg

Ethan A. Klingsberg
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Ethan A. Klingsberg’s practice comprises corporate, public company board of directors, M&A and SEC matters.
He has been repeatedly named a “BTI Client Service All-Star” based on the survey of general counsels of the Fortune 1000, and “Mo...Full Bio

James Langston

James Langston
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

James E. Langston’s practice focuses on public and private merger and acquisition transactions.

He also provides advice regarding governance matters and the fiduciary duties of officers and directors to corporations and their boards.

In 2016, Law360 named Jim one of its &ldq...Full Bio

Paul Washington

Paul Washington (Moderator)
Executive Director, ESG Center
The Conference Board

Paul Washington is a recognized leader with a distinguished career in the ESG space. Before joining The Conference Board ESG Center, he served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Time Warner Inc. He also served as Chief of Staff for the company’...Full Bio


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