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Slights on Corwin
Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights, III recently delivered the 18th Annual Albert A. DeStefano Lecture on Corporate, Securities & Financial Law at The School of Law, Fordham University. He analyzed the Corwin decision from the Delaware Supreme Court and its powerful ramifications for M&A. His final comment? “I do, by the way, think everything’s going to be okay.”

Life After Corwin
At the recent Tulane Corporate Law Institute, a group of experts from Delaware and New York examined the world of M&A litigation after the momentous decision in Corwin, written by Chief Justice Leo Strine of the Delaware Supreme Court.

Boards and Risk
This panel uses the word “risk” throughout its analysis. Directors and their advisors are in a real game of Risk when they decide to sell. And when they don’t. And then there are the antitrust regulators. And CFIUS. And a whole lot more.


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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