This program will examine key trends and market conditions affecting the M&A environment and overall global dealmaking in 2013 and beyond. The focus will be on an understanding as to how these trends may affect your practice, your company's growth plans and our economy overall. Topics will include the following: how will the fiscal cliff and tax policy affect the M&A environment? Will the cash stockpiles of the S&P 500 finally be put to work? How have changes to the law under Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley affecting due diligence?