In-House Counsel CLE Series: Hot Button Issues That Can Cool Off Your M & A Deal

May 10, 2011

Facilities Overview

Each program is conducted live from one BS&K office and transmitted simultaneously via a videoconference network connecting our regional offices in Central, Eastern and Western New York, New York City and on Long Island. BS&K's technology allows real time interaction between the attendees in our offices and the speaker(s).

Please note that since these conferences take place in BS&K offices, seating is limited. Therefore, early registration is recommended.

Lunch is included and will be served from 11:30 a.m. to Noon. Programs begin at Noon.

CLE Credit: Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC 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. Each program has been designated as providing the listed number of credits in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board.


Registration and Lunch
11:30 a.m. - Noon

Noon - 1:15 p.m.
1.5 CLE Credits (Eligible for MCLE credit for newly-admitted attorneys)

This program is geared towards in-house counsel and business development professionals who negotiate M&A transactions. We will discuss current merger and acquisition trends and present options regarding the following essential elements of public and private M&A transactions:

- Director and officer duties and shareholder derivative actions
- Indemnification protections, including "sandbagging" clauses and escrow arrangements
- Contingent purchase pricing and earnout provisions
- The balance between full disclosure and anti-reliance provisions
- Deal protection and related provisions