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"M&A Stories: Practical Guidance (Enjoyably Digested)"

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

2:00 - 3:00 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

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The art of storytelling is a lost art. But some have a gift for it. There is no better way to learn than through entertainment. The popularity of the stories in our "John Tales Blog" proves that. Prepare to learn oodles of practical nuggets through the stories woven by our experienced masters. It doesn't matter if you're a deal newbie - or an old hand, this program will be enlightening (and fun)!

Join these experts:

  • Ridge Barker, Partner, Withersworldwide
  • Jane Goldstein, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Keith Gottfried, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • John Jenkins, Editor, DealLawyers.com

Here are the 15 stories that will be told during this program:

  1. Dig Your Well Before You Are Thirsty
  2. Diligence Isn't Just About Looking for Problems, But for Opportunities Too
  3. Expect the Unexpected
  4. Keep Your Eye on the Ball
  5. Keep Your Friends Close (And Your Enemies Closer)
  6. Strategic Deals Require Creativity & Patience
  7. The Speech the Director Never Delivered
  8. Another Rat's Nest
  9. Don't Attempt to Win the Championship Football Game With an All-Star Basketball Team
  10. What Does Collegiality Really Mean?
  11. The Board Book's Tale: Bankers, Stick to the Numbers!
  12. Preparing for Battle
  13. Driving a Deal Is Not Unlike Filming a Movie
  14. Assumptions Make an *%$ Out of You & Me
  15. A Deal So Nice, We Did it Twice


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