Webcast: State of the Art: Critical Developments and Trends in M&A (2017)

December 6, 2017

This fast-paced program will explore the latest trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. The presentation will address pertinent topics including:

  • “Lock box” deal structures;
  • Representation and warranty insurance update;
  • Latest M&A-related SEC guidance;
  • Termination fees and suits for breach;
  • Developments in appraisal rights claims; and
  • Issues in purchase price adjustment provisions.

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Robert B. Little is a partner in the Dallas office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he is a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Energy and Infrastructure, Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance, and Global Finance Practice Groups. Mr. Little’s practice focuses on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, joint ventures, investments in public and private entities, and commercial transactions. He also advises business organizations regarding matters such as securities law disclosure, corporate governance, and fiduciary obligations. In addition, he represents investment funds and their sponsors along with investors in such funds. Mr. Little has represented clients in a variety of industries, including energy, retail, technology, transportation, manufacturing, and financial services.

Candice S. Choh is a partner in the Century City office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she is a member of the firm’s Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Investment Funds, and Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Groups. Ms. Choh has a broad-based corporate practice encompassing mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital markets transactions. She has represented both public and private companies as well as private equity funds in domestic and international business combination transactions across a wide variety of industries. Ms. Choh has also represented private equity funds in fund formation transactions and both issuers and underwriters in several debt and equity offerings.

Jonathan L. Corsico is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he is a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Groups. Mr. Corsico’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, where he represents corporations, private equity firms and boards of directors in a wide range of matters, public and private, friendly and hostile, domestic and cross-border. Mr. Corsico also has significant experience representing clients in connection with stockholder activism, joint ventures and minority investments.


This program has been approved for credit in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.50 credit hours, of which 1.50 credit hours may be applied toward the areas of professional practice requirement.  This course is approved for transitional/non-transitional credit.

Attorneys seeking New York credit must obtain an Affirmation Form prior to watching the archived version of this webcast.  Please contact Jeanine McKeown (National Training Administrator), at 213-229-7140 or  jmckeown@gibsondunn.com   to request the MCLE form.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.50 hours.

California attorneys may claim “self-study” credit for viewing the archived version of this webcast.  No certificate of attendance is required for California “self-study” credit.