Singer to Speak at Forum for Corporate Directors Roundtable

November 11, 2009

O’Melveny partner Gary Singer will be a panelist at the Forum for Corporate Directors Roundtable on November 11 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. The Forum for Corporate Directors, working together with the UCI School of Law and the Paul Merage School of Business, will present "Strategic Planning for Your Next Acquisition: A Practical Discussion as to How Recent Delaware Decisions May Affect Your Next M&A Transaction," featuring Myron Steele, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. Joining Singer on the panel will be partners from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Latham & Watkins LLP; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP; and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP.

The Forum for Corporate Directors serves to promote the highest standards of corporate governance through "peer relationships, education and thought leadership." This program will be of interest to senior executives, members of corporate boards, and professional advisors to companies and boards. Panelists will address the impact of M&A and governance developments in Delaware case law on chief aspects of M&A transactions, including:

  • planning and structures;
  • timing;
  • the role of management and the board and related liabilities; and
  • shareholder constituencies.