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Tulane’s 35th Corporate Law Institute

The Brick Wall
Told to accentuate the positive, Anu Aiyengar, global head of M&A at J.P. Morgan, says the only way to get back to the good times is to make things happen.

M&A Outlook Slides

Hot Topics
Consistent volatility may be the new normal. An SEC official, a former Delaware chief justice, a global investment banker, a partner from Paul Weiss and two from Sullivan & Cromwell take a look at the burning issues in M&A today.

Activating ESG
Wachtell’s David Katz leads the largest panel at the Tulane institute. No longer is this a discussion exclusively about activism. This time the New Orleans experts combine that topic with shareholder activism.

Skadden’s Ann Beth Stebbins gets answers from Paul Rosen, “a regulator unlike other regulators,” who is the Treasury Department assistant secretary at the head of CFIUS.


M&A on Bloomberg Radio

John Close on Bloomberg Radio
On the day Verizon announced its deal for Yahoo, Mr. Close talks about M&A more than way through the year. Although 2016 has been developing a reputation as tired year. But there is no reason to despair. "Slower" doesn't mean "slow".
Broadcast: July 25, 2016

The Bloomberg Advantage: Close Says 2015 M&A 'Ancient History'
John Close and Bloomberg's Ed Hammond discuss what we're likely to see in 2016. One thing looks certain--deal value and deal numbers will be down. But that's compared to 2015, a record year with mega-deals in force.
Broadcast: February 29, 2016

Whither M&A in 2015 and into 2016?
Listen to John Close, editor of The M&A Journal, discuss the future of dealmaking on the day Dell announced its $67 billion acquisition of EMC with Bloomberg's deal reporter Ed Hammond and the hosts of The Bloomberg Advantage Carol Massar and Corey Johnson.
Broadcast: October 12, 2015

A Giant Cow-Tipping By Savages
John Close, editor of The M&A Journal, discusses his book "A Giant Cow-Tipping By Savages" with the hosts of Bloomberg Radio's Taking Stock Carol Massar and Michael McKee.
Broadcast: April 13, 2015


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