Corporate Governance in M&A Deals: Protecting Shareholder Interests, Avoiding Litigation and Investigations
Assessing and Managing Governance Issues During Due Diligence, Deal Execution, and Post-Merger Integration
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide deal counsel in evaluating, managing and mitigating corporate governance risks when undertaking an M&A transaction. The panel will discuss best practices during due diligence, deal execution and post-merger integration to protect shareholder interests.
- Recent case law developments impacting corporate governance in M&A transactions
- Governance best practices
- When evaluating the deal
- During deal execution
- During post-merger integration
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What lessons can deal counsel glean from recent cases addressing corporate governance in the context of M&A deals?
- What policies and procedures should directors and their counsel observe during due diligence to evaluate and manage corporate governance risks?
- What is the board’s role during and after the M&A transaction to ensure effective corporate governance?
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
Mr. O’Keefe has 20 years of corporate law and M&A experience, with an emphasis on buy-side and sell-side work... | Read More
Mr. O’Keefe has 20 years of corporate law and M&A experience, with an emphasis on buy-side and sell-side work and takeover defense, including domestic and cross-border deals. He has completed more than 50 publicly announced deals ranging in value from a few million dollars to several billion dollars. He also advises emerging growth and mature issuer clients with respect to general corporate work, corporate governance matters, federal and state securities law matters and securities transactions (registered and exempt, including equity, convertibles and high yield).Close
North America Managing Director, Transaction Services
Resources Global Professionals
Mr. Chin specializes in strategy, corporate development, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, due diligence,... | Read More
Mr. Chin specializes in strategy, corporate development, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, due diligence, merger integration, and cross-border transactions. He has orchestrated all aspects of the M&A process, including strategy assessment, due diligence, valuation, deal structuring & negotiation, acquisition integration, communications, and change management. He served in lead roles for M&A transactions ranging from tech & talent acquisitions to a multi-billion dollar merger.Close
Senior VP - General Counsel
Mr. Barlow focuses on enterprise legal oversight; SEC reporting and registration; litigation; corporate governance and... | Read More
Mr. Barlow focuses on enterprise legal oversight; SEC reporting and registration; litigation; corporate governance and compliance; mergers and acquisitions; finance; equity compensation; IP; health plan and insurance regulatory; investor relations.Close