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M&A Boot Camp

The DealLawyers.com "M&A Boot Camp" is for anyone new to M&A, as well as anyone that seeks a refresher on one or more of the areas that are integral to getting a deal done. Catch any of the following valuable programs either the day they are posted - or afterwards!

Each program will run between twenty minutes and a half hour – and is in a podcast format (in other words, there is no specific time for you to listen-in; just check it out anytime on the date indicated below). No registration is necessary - and there is no cost - for DealLawyers.com members. So try a no-risk trial to DealLawyers.com today!

  • Conducting Due Diligence: Through the Eyes of the Associate (Monday, June 19th)

    Deborah Bentley Herzog and Mike Woodard of McGuire Woods will start us off by teaching us the basics of what you need to know about conducting due diligence, with an emphasis on what issues and traps associates should seek to spot and resolve.

  • International Deal Considerations (Monday, June 26th)

    Elizabeth ("Libby") Kitslaar and Phil Stamatakos of Jones Day will walk us through the special issues that you will face in a cross-border deal. Learn the essentials of what an international deal is all about, including how to best work with lawyers from other countries and other practice pointers unique to the international deal.

  • The Role of Investment Bankers (Tuesday, July 11th)

    Kevin Miller of Alston & Bird LLP - a former in-house investment banking lawyer - will talk about the role of investment bankers in the M&A process, including tips on how to maximize their effectiveness and minimize disappointments.

  • Selling the Venture-Backed Company (Monday, July 17th)

    Phil Torrence and David Parsigian of Miller Canfield LLP will teach us about “everything you need to know” to understand the basics of the issues typically present in a sale of a venture backed company with multiple class of stock and varying liquidation preferences.