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UT Law's 16th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute on October 7-9 in Dallas

Speeches & Presentations

UT Law’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute is the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States for the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. The combination of a cutting- edge program with nationally recognized speakers, prestigious U.S. and international sponsors. Samantha Crispin, Chair of the Dallas Corporate group, is a member of the planning committee and faculty for the conference.  She will be a panelist on “Lessons Learned from Covid-19…So Far.”

Lessons Learned from Covid-19…So Far

COVID-19 has prompted dealmakers to shake-up their approaches to doing deals and fine-tune their transaction agreements. Hear from seasoned practitioners on how deals are getting done, important issues to spot and key clauses to include in deal documents to avoid pitfalls and give clients the edge.

Igor Kirman, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz - New York, NY

Samantha Hale Crispin, Baker Botts L.L.P. - Dallas, TX
Jenny Hochenberg, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP - New York, NY
Robert B. Little, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP - Dallas, TX


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