On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, Cleary Gottlieb presents “Blockchain and FinTech Opportunities.” The event is an interactive discussion on the future applications of the Blockchain and continued development of the FinTech marketplace, from startup to exit.

Continue Reading A Special Invitation for Subscribers to Cleary M&A and Corporate Governance Watch

We were glad to see over 150 of you in San Francisco for the lively discussions on “Antitrust, IP, Board Processes, and M&A in 2016: Challenges and Conundrums for the West Coast” among senior personnel from law firms, in-house legal departments, financial advisory firms, proxy solicitors, shareholder engagement advisors, public relations firms, the Delaware Court

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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Governance Watch Webcast:
International Trends in Corporate Governance

This month’s Governance Watch live webcast, hosted by Cleary Gottlieb and The Conference Board, will be held on Tuesday, February 16, at 12:00 p.m., and will focus on international corporate governance trends and best practices.  Our expert

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At the end of this month, we are teaming up again with Steven “Deal Professor” Davidoff-Solomon of Berkeley Law School for a series of roundtables on Antitrust, IP, Board Processes, and M&A.  Confirmed participants include senior FTC, DOJ and PTO officials and judges from Delaware Court of Chancery, the Federal Circuit and Federal District Court,

At this week’s 47th Annual Securities Reg Institute, Ethan Klingsberg will lead the panel, Activism in 2016: Understanding the Dynamics of the Changing Landscape and Changing Roles.  In addition to covering the most recent case law and market developments, Ethan will be discussing with

  • Michele Anderson, member of the senior leadership team at

On April 28, 2015, Matthew P. Salerno and Corey M. Goodman will participate in the American Conference Institute’s 6th Advanced Forum on M&A & Strategic Alliances in the Life Sciences Industries in New York. Together with Derek Devgun, Senior Legal Specialist, M&A, Medtronic, Matthew and Corey will present “Inversions: Shifting Strategies in Global M&A

Over 500 M&A practitioners attended the Annual Mergers and Acquisitions in Latin America conference that was held on March 11-13 in Panama City.  The conference was co-presented by the International Bar Association Latin American Regional Forum and the International Bar Association Corporate and M&A Law Committee.  The event attracted lawyers from Latin America, the Caribbean and the U.S. who participated in more than 10 sessions covering diverse subjects of interest for M&A practitioners and business professionals interested in the region.
Continue Reading Highlights from the 2015 M&A in Latin America IBA Conference: Shareholder Activism Today – New Challenges in Latin America Deals

The 27th Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute was held on March 19 and 20 in New Orleans.  As in prior years, panelists included preeminent M&A, financing and securities practitioners and members of the Delaware judiciary, as well as prominent investment bankers, proxy solicitors, public relations advisors and journalists.  In this series, we are highlighting three issues among the many topics discussed during the conference.  On Wednesday, we discussed appraisal arbitrage. Monday’s topic was forum selection bylaws. Today’s topic: fee-shifting bylaws and recently proposed amendments to DGCL §§ 102(f) and 109(b).
Continue Reading Highlights from the 2015 Tulane Corporate Law Institute: Fee-Shifting Bylaws

The 27th Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute was held on March 19 and 20 in New Orleans.  As in prior years, panelists included preeminent M&A, financing and securities practitioners and members of the Delaware judiciary, as well as prominent investment bankers, proxy solicitors, public relations advisors and journalists.  In this series, we are highlighting three issues among the many topics discussed during the conference.  Last week, we discussed appraisal arbitrage. Today’s topic: forum selection bylaws and recently proposed amendments to DGCL § 115.
Continue Reading Highlights from the 2015 Tulane Corporate Law Institute: Forum Selection Bylaws

The 27th Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute was held on March 19 and 20 in New Orleans.  As in prior years, panelists included preeminent M&A, financing and securities practitioners and members of the Delaware judiciary, as well as prominent investment bankers, proxy solicitors, public relations advisors and journalists.  During the coming days, we will highlight in a series of posts three issues among the many topics discussed during the conference.  Today’s topic: appraisal arbitrage and recently proposed amendments to DGCL § 262.
Continue Reading Highlights from the 2015 Tulane Corporate Law Institute: Appraisal Arbitrage