February 25, 2016

Understanding the Key Elements of a Legal Opinion

Understanding the Key Elements of a Legal Opinion

February 25, 2016

Business lawyers are asked to give legal opinions in a number of contexts, including financing and M&A transactions. This program will walk through a basic form of third party legal opinion, and will discuss its main features. It will examine opinions commonly rendered, and will discuss what they mean and what diligence is required to support them. The panel will discuss resources available to opinion givers to guide opinion preparation.

Panelists

  • Timothy G. Hoxie (moderator); Jones Day; San Francisco, CA
  • Richard N. Frasch; San Francisco, CA
  • Christina Houston; DLA Piper LLP; Wilmington, DE
  • Anna S. Mills; The Van Winkle Law Firm; Charlotte, NC

Presented by: Legal Opinions Committee

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