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"2008: The Year of the Hedge Fund Activist"

Wednesday, May 7, 2008


In a down market, hedge fund activism has ramped up more than ever before. Learn the latest strategies and tactics used by hedge fund activists, as well as latest planning tips employed by those that seek to stave off these attacks. Join these experts:

  • David Katz, Partner, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
  • Ron Orol, Author, "Extreme Value Hedging, How Activist Managers Are Taking on the World"
  • Damien Park, President & CEO, Hedge Fund Solutions, LLC
  • Veronica Rendon, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Professor Randall Thomas, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Christopher Young, Director of M&A Research, RiskMetrics Group

The program will cover:

  • What are the latest strategies and tactics used by hedge fund activists?
  • What type of responses are required or recommended with the hedge fund that mounts an attack, including the litigation perspective?
  • What do hedge funds look for in a potential target, including both financial and governance characteristics?
  • What can companies do now to improve their relations with hedge funds and be proactive?

Cost: As 2008 members of DealLawyers.com are able to attend this critical webcast at no charge, you need to renew or try a no-risk trial. The webcast cost for non-members is $595. You can renew or sign up for this no-risk trial online or by fax or mail via this order form. If you need assistance, send us an email at info@deallawyers.com - or call us at 925.685.5111.

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