"Underwriter's Counsel: Latest Developments"

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

2:00 - 2:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]


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With the stock market roaring back, many companies are doing deals. This panel will explore the latest developments that impact underwriter's counsel, including negotiating the underwriting agreement, obtaining a comfort letter and making filings with FINRA.

Join these experts:

  • Colin Diamond, Partner, White & Case LLP
  • LizAnn Eisen, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
  • Joe Hall, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Among the topics of this program are:

  • What comfort letter or opinion issues might arise?
  • What is the current environment for doing deals? And how does that impact the underwriting agreement?
  • What provisions in the underwriting agreement cause the great problems in negotiations? How can those be overcome?
  • How does it vary by type of capital markets deal or offering mechanics?
  • How outside counsel & internal counsel at investment banks work best together?
  • What are latest procedures for filing deals with FINRA?


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