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Welcome to the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Website

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Welcome to the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Website

General Information

Welcome to the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Website. Our M&A subcommittees, taskforces and working groups all conducted meetings and moved forward on projects of interest to members of the group at the recent Spring Meeting of the Section in Montreal. For program materials relating to that meeting, see the Programs Sumcommittee page here.

The latest issue of Deal Points (Spring 2016) is here and includes two articles focused on Canadian M&A considerations along with an article by John Hughes on the meaning of “plainly material” in the context of disclosure-based M&A litigation claims following the Delaware Chancery Court’s recent ruling in In re Trulia.

Ashley Hess, Tatjana Paterno and Tania Djerrahian of our Committee recently gave a highly successful webinar presentation entitled Roadmap of an M&A Transaction as part of the Section’s Business Law Basics series and more than 1,000 people registered for it. The program materials are available to download here and you can listen to the audio here. Look out for Part 2 of the program later in the year!

Members continue to appreciate the contributions of our M&A Jurisprudence Committee of timely articles and memoranda on topics of interest. The M&A Lawyers Library, which contains the cumulative work of that group, can be accessed in the following Section. The Deal Point Studies, available only to members of the Committee, have been updated for transactions occurring in 2014 and are on the Market Trends Subcommittee page here.

For materials relating to the Committee's CLE programs, past issues of Deal Points and some other committee materials see under Committee Resources below. For our other committee and subcommittee materials (including those for upcoming meetings) see the Programs Sumcommittee page here.

M&A Lawyers' Library

The M&A Lawyers' Library is a service of the M&A Jurisprudence Subcommittee of the M&A Committee. This collection of timely articles and memos on topics of interest to the M&A practitioner, available only to members of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, can be accessed by clicking the link below.

M&A Lawyers' Library

Subcommittees and Task Forces  (click [+] for listing)

 Sub Committees

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Business Law Section Annual Meeting

September 8, 2016 - September 10, 2016
Our committee will be meeting at the Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. Click on the link above for further details - the meeting is now open for registration and additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
 
Section Events

Listserve

In order to send a message to the listserve, send a message to the email address below. You must be a member of the Committee to successfully send a message to the listserve.

BL-MA@mail.americanbar.org

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here.


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Leadership

Chair:

Whittaker, Scott
More About the Committee

Vice-Chairs:

Chu, Wilson
Griffin, James
Hughes, John
Muller, Jennifer

Committee Roster  

Modified by Daniel Rosenberg on April 19, 2016

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