LAWFUEL – US Law News –UCLA School of Law: WHAT: Nationally …

LAWFUEL – US Law News –UCLA School of Law:

Nationally and internationally recognized lawyers, government officials and business executives will come together for in-depth exploration and discussion of current developments in antitrust and corporate and securities-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

UCLA School of Law’s Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions will hold its Third Annual Corporate M&A Institute and its Second Annual Antitrust M&A Institute. Topics of discussion over the course of the three days include a Discussion with Delaware Supreme Court Judges on M&A and Related Issues; SEC Developments Regarding M&A, including the amended best price rule (adopted by the SEC on Oct. 18, 2006); China M&A: Acquiring a Chinese or Hong Kong Company; the Impact of Intellectual Property Issues on Merger and Joint Venture Analysis, Innovation and Market Definition: US, EU and Canadian Perspectives; and US and EU Procedural Developments.

Speakers at the two Institutes include top M&A experts from around the globe:

Corporate speakers include:

Annette Nazareth, Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington
Henry duPont Ridgely, Delaware Supreme Court, Dover, DE
Myron T. Steele, Delaware Supreme Court, Dover, DE
John Finley, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York
Daniel Neff, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York

Antitrust speakers include:

Nadia Calvino, Deputy Director General for Mergers, European Commission, Brussels
Claire Jeffs, Slaughter and May, London
J. Robert Kramer II, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington
Katherine B. Forrest, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York
William E. Kovacic, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, Washington
Simon Bishop, RRB Economics, London

The co-chairs of the Corporate Institute are Samuel C. Thompson, Jr., professor of law at UCLA School of Law, and director of the UCLA Law Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions, and H. Rodgin Cohen of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York. The co-chairs of the Antitrust Institute are Professor Thompson and Ilene Knable Gotts of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York.

October 23-25, 2006

New York City Bar
42 West 44th St., between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
New York, New York 10036



Philip Little, Director of Communications, UCLA School of Law, (310) 206-1131

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