MCLE: 31st Annual Business & Securities Law Conference 2013

MCLE: 31st Annual Business & Securities Law Conference 2013

Speaking Engagement
The 31st Annual Business & Securities Law Conference featured a wide variety of panels covering new legal developments and practice trends for both private and public companies. These panels focused on the issues that business and securities lawyers encounter daily in counseling clients and structuring transactions.

The Conference covered the recent developments in Delaware law; trends in the capital markets, including the impact of the JOBS Act 18 months after its enactment; the question of whether crowdfunding will take off; the state of the IPO and debt markets; the impact of various rulemaking on corporate governance matters; M&A deal trends, including various factors impacting deal structures; and venture capital deal terms and notable trends in venture capital transactions.

WilmerHale Partner Rosemary Reilly, who serves as co-chair, provided opening remarks. Partners Lillian Brown and Jennifer A. Zepralka were keynote speakers and discussed recent SEC developments and trends, and Partner Gary Schall presented on the topic, "Representing Private Companies: Trends in Venture Capital."

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