HOT TOPICS IN MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS – 2024
Online Replay Seminar
ITEM #:  2546482402   |   EVENT CODE:  497446
MEMBER PRICE
$295.00
STANDARD PRICE
$345.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

ONLINE

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions – 2024

Get the latest developments in the ever-changing landscape of M&A. 

This course will explore the current hot topics in M&A for attorneys who represent both buyers and sellers, with strategic insights on how to get the deal done.

Our expert faculty will discuss:

  • The Current State of the M&A Market
  • The Current Dynamics of Selling to Private Equity
  • Purchase Price Adjustments – Key Provisions and Common Pitfalls
  • The Latest Issues with Representation and Warranty Insurance
  • Using Earn-Outs to Get the Deal Done
  • Deal Financing – From Traditional Lenders and Others
  • Key Legal Developments and Trends in M&A
  • And much more! 

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS


9:05 – 10:05 a.m.
The Current State of the M&A Market
A panel of investment bankers and private equity professionals will discuss their perspectives on the current M&A market. Learn the latest trends and best practices for collaborating effectively with these professionals to close the deal.
– James M. Frommelt, Kasey T. Sime & Adam Webb
– Mark D. Williamson (moderator)


10:05 – 10:50 a.m.
The Dynamics of Selling to Private Equity
From due diligence to deal structure to documentation, private equity deals have their own dynamics. A private equity legal expert will share his experience and insights on getting these deals done.
– Stephen K. Kozachok


10:50 – 11:05 a.m.
BREAK


11:05 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Purchase Price Adjustments – Key Provisions and Common Pitfalls
Purchase price adjustments, designed to protect against changes in financial conditions and preserve the parties’ expectations regarding purchase price, remain commonplace. This expert panel will explore various types of adjustments, litigation hazards and other common traps, and cover advanced drafting strategies to close even the most complex deals.
– Peter C. Magnuson, John D. Potter & Keith P. Radtke


12:05 – 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (on your own)


1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
The Latest Issues with Representation and Warranty Insurance
M&A professionals have embraced representation and warranty insurance as a risk mitigant. A noted transactional risk insurance professional will explain how this coverage works, its benefits, scope, exclusions and cost, and other key issues.
– David Haigh


1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
Using Earn-Outs to Get the Deal Done
Earn-outs can be effective tools to bridge valuation and financing gaps between sellers and buyers. These deal experts will explain how earn-outs work and how best to use them to get deals done in a challenging marketplace.
– Zachary J. Crain & Lindsey R. Day


2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
BREAK


2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
The Latest Developments in Deal Financing
Higher interest rates have changed the deal financing picture substantially. Two deal financing experts will explore the new picture for financing from traditional lenders and others.
– Matthew Swanson & Matthew D. Tomback


3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Key Legal Developments and Trends
This panel of experienced M&A counsel will wrap up the day with their perspectives on legal developments and trends, including their predictions for what lies ahead in 2024.
– Timothy R. Duncan, James S. Fuller, Alyssa J. Hirschfeld & Ryan R. Miske
– Mark D. Williamson (moderator)

LIVE IN-PERSON
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

ONLINE REPLAYS
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Attend online
A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.

$295 MSBA members / $295 paralegals / $345 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.

MEMBER PRICE
$295.00
STANDARD PRICE
$345.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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