In Case You Missed It, the Law Department Management Network's January 2021 Legal Quick Hit was titled "M&A Dealmaking 2021: The Role of In-House Counsel." You can view this quick checklist, developed by Seyfarth Shaw LLP, to get a brief snapshot into the program.
Following a year like no other, 2021 is shaping up to be a huge year for mergers & acquisitions. It will impact companies large and small, and you'll want to be prepared. In this program you will hear from Robert B. Little, M&A partner with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, who will talk about the expectations for M&A deal making for 2021, and discuss how COVID-19 has had an impact on M&A deals, including new and updated contractual provisions and areas of focus. Deborah Lucy, Assistant General Counsel, Strategy, and the lead M&A lawyer at Cox Enterprises, who will provide tips on how in-house counsel can help contribute to the success of a deal, including how to staff a transaction, how knowledge of your company's culture can help assess risk and business needs, and how the legal department can assist with integration. Suzanne Saxman, Corporate Partner with Seyfarth Shaw, will round out the discussion with process and technology tips for managing M&A deals in our current remote environment.