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Welcome to the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Website

General Information

The materials for the San Francisco meetings are contained on the Programs Subcommittee web page, which you can access from the Programs Subcommittee tab below or by clicking HERE.

Welcome to San Francisco! The Spring Meeting of the Business Law Section is well underway, with all subcommittees and task forces gathering to move projects forward.

The recently-published spring edition of Deal Points, our Committee newsletter, is available by clicking HERE. This edition contains articles regarding new regulations impacting M&A escrow accounts and discussing amendments to the Delaware appraisal statute. Task force and subcommittee reports are also included.

We continue to add valuable research papers to our online resource, The M&A Lawyers Library. Click HERE to access both our research and links to the Annual Surveys of M&A Law for the past seven years.

The Deal Points Studies, containing analyses of frequently-used contract clauses, are available (to committee members only) on the M&A Market Trends page. Included in those documents are recently-published 2014 studies on strategic buyer/public targets and on Canadian private targets.

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

Spring Meeting of the Business law Section

April 16, 2015 - April 18, 2015
The Spring Meeting of the Business Law Section will include meetings of all the subcommittees and task forces of the M&A Committee. Early bird registration expires on February 13.

Business Law Section Annual Meeting

September 17, 2015 - September 19, 2015
The annual meeting of the Business Law Section will again take place this year in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency. All subcommittees and task forces will be meeting and there will be CLE offerings from a large variety of Business Law Section groups.
Section Events

    Intrafirm Lawyer-Client Privilege


    Intrafirm Lawyer-Client Privilege

    Legal Ethics for Business Lawyers


    Many good business lawyers assume that the ethics codes were designed for the litigation practice and creatures of litigators. In this 90-minute session, two ethics experts will dispel that notion. They will discuss with, and seek feedback from, the audience on such areas as the confidentiality pitfalls ...

    LDOC Meet and Greet


    The event will be held on 09/16/2015. The format is In-Person. The event sponsor(s) are Business Law Section. The event has 0.00 CLE Credits .

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