Is your legal department equipped to tackle the new trends in M&A?
Given uncertain organic growth prospects, relatively inexpensive capital, and more competition, corporate strategists increasingly see M&A as the right tool for entering adjacent markets. But as organizations pursue these strategies, is the legal department well-positioned to play an effective role in both deal governance and enablement?
As deals become more complex and receive more scrutiny from investors, governments, and consumers, the ability to execute frequent transactions offers companies a strategic competitive advantage. As a result, legal departments must make important shifts to effectively support opportunistic M&A.
- How can a legal department be empowered to operate more efficiently in acquisitions or divestitures?
- How has the relationship between legal departments and outside counsel changed in the past year?
- How can AI technology help enhance a legal department’s productivity and reduce costs during this time?
CLO and Sr. Advisor at Ciox Health
CILO and Assoc. GC at AIG
Managing Counsel at Chevron
SVP and GC at Wastequip
SVP and GC at EPAM Systems, Inc.
VP at HSBC
VP at Emerson Electric
GC at Leidos
GC and Sr. VP at Kenneth Cole Productions Inc.
Assoc. GC at VMware
Assoc. Counsel at Charter Communications
Deputy GC at Jones Lang LaSalle
Head of US Employment Law at Novartis
Head of Litigation at SBA
Head of Global Security Governance at Facebook
Director at Pfizer
Innovation & Emerging Technology at Walmart Technology
2:00 pm: Welcome by The Ortus Club
2:05 pm: Introduction of Participants
2:10 pm: Short address from Kira Systems
2:15 pm: Discussion instigated by the moderator and continued by the group
3:15 pm: Discussion brought to a close