August 06, 2014

Prosecution, Defense and Settlement of M&A Stockholder Litigation - A Solution in Search of a Problem

Title: Prosecution, Defense and Settlement of M&A Stockholder Litigation - A Solution in Search of a Problem

Description: When a merger or acquisition of a public company is announced, in virtually every case, litigation is filed claiming that the price is too low, the process is unfair and that the disclosures relating to the transaction are misleading.  This program includes judges from Delaware and South Carolina as well as counsel for defendants and plaintiffs who will discuss why these cases are filed and strategies for prosecuting, defending and settling them.  They also will analyze significant decisions impacting these cases, as well as D&O insurance issues.

Panelists: Michael Pittenger (moderator), Potter Anderson Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons Jr., Delaware Court of Chancery, Wilmington, DE; Hon. Clifton Newman, Circuit Court of South Carolina, Kingstree, SC; Eric Waxman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Los Angeles, CA; Randall Baron, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, San Diego, CA; Jay Dubow, Pepper Hamilton, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

Date: August 6, 2014

Presented by: Business and Corporate Litigation Committee

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