Jim Lidbury to speak at “Mergers & Acquisitions 2008: What You Need to Know Now”

October 16, 2008 – October 17, 2008

Jim Lidbury, partner in the Private Equity and Securities & Public Companies practice groups of Ropes & Gray, will address the upcoming PLI event in San Francisco on key trends and recent issues with respect to drafting and negotiating acquisition agreements. The two-day conference will address the current M&A landscape in several respects:

  • The current M&A landscape and trends for the year ahead
  • The market for acquisition financing
  • The state of hostile bid activity
  • The new agenda for shareholder activists
  • Case law and litigation updates
  • Corporate governance issues
  • SEC and DOJ/FTC updates