NY City Bar Association Bar Schedules Major Conference On Mergers And Acquisitions

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 01:00

Sixth Annual Institute on Corporate, Securities & Related Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions will be co-sponsored by the NY City Bar Association and the Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions, Penn State Dickinson School of Law on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 23, 24 and 25. It will be held at the New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street, NY City from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. on day one, 8:50 a.m. to 6 p.m. on day two and 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on day three.

Program co-chairs H. Rodgin Cohen, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP and Samuel C. Thompson, Jr., professsor of law and director, Center for the Study of Mergers & Acquisitions, Penn State Dickinson School of Law will be joined by a faculty of 55 experts that includes Frederick S. Green, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Richard M. Humes, associate general counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Justice Henry duPont Ridgely, Supreme Court of Delaware; H. Lawrence Tafe III, Day Pitney LLP, and John F. Olson, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

This Institute provides an in-depth analysis of significant corporate, securities, and related issues arising in mergers and acquisitions. Each session is structured to provide an analysis of important and current M&A issues by some of the world's most experienced M&A lawyers, judges, government officials, and investment bankers. On Wednesday evening, there will be an introduction to Basic M&A Legal Principles for attendees who are not experts in this field.

For more information about available CLE credits and fees for the Institute, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

For more information about the program call (212) 382-6663.

To register for the Institute call (814) 867-2239 or visit www.law.psu.edu.