May 6, 2008

2008: The Year of the Hedge Fund Activist

Join us tomorrow for the webcast – “2008: The Year of the Hedge Fund Activist” – to learn about 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. The panel includes:

– David Katz, Partner, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
– Ron Orol, Senior Writer, The Deal and The Daily Deal
– 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 Death of Contract?

And warm up for Professor Steven Davidoff’s performance in next week’s webcast – “JPMorgan Chase/Bear Stearns: Splicing the Delaware Issues” – (which has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 14th) by reading Steve’s blog on the NY Time’s DealBook regarding how Bank of America is likely to renegotiate its contract to buy Countrywide. The comments posted about Steve’s analysis are fairly insightful too.